6 miles
Distance
579 ft
Climb
-2,737 ft
Descent
00:48:43
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of San Juan Trail

San Juan Details

  • Riding Area
    Cleveland National Forest
    Coto De Caza, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    all year
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #730 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking

Nice long intermediate single track. There are some short rock gardens at the top and there are tight switch backs throughout. This trail is definitely a classic!

Access Info

Off the Ortega Highway. Take Lazy W Ranch exit.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for San Juan bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,159 ft
  • Altitude min
    840 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,009 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,999 ft
  • Altitude end
    840 ft
  • Grade
    -6.363%
  • Grade max
    -36.78%
  • Grade min
    37.42%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,609 ft
  • Avg time
    00:48:43
  • Avg reverse time
    00:32:20
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Status:
on Dec 8, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (11 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to san-juan trailhead (33.624770, -117.480100)
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San Juan Trail Reports

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Dec 8, 2018 @ 8:02am
Dec 8, 2018
99% dry/tacky with 3-4 small puddles on the entire trail.
Feb 2, 2018 @ 11:01am
Feb 2, 2018
Jul 30, 2017 @ 5:55pm
Jul 30, 2017
Lots of exposed roots. A good portion of the trail has been eroded by the rain, causing deep channels. Majority of the trail is pretty badly...
Sep 23, 2015 @ 9:03pm
Sep 23, 2015
Minor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts developing, brake bumps)
Apr 4, 2015 @ 2:47pm
Apr 4, 2015
Trails are a little dry
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San Juan, My City
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Apr 19, 2017 @ 12:11am
Apr 19, 2017
San Juan, My City

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Trail Products

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag socalstokie (Jun 1, 2016 at 11:50)
 Super tough climb
[Reply]
  • + 0
flag mdhendershott (Aug 26, 2018 at 7:48)
 Closed due to fire hazard (18-08-26)
[Reply]

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