2,280 ft
Distance
6 ft
Climb
-147 ft
Descent
00:03:03
Avg time

SD Zoo Downhill Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Balboa Park
    San Diego, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #96921 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #76694 in Trail Running
    • #34577 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    City of San Diego

An intermediate downhill, with off-cambers, g-outs, small jump, berm, and wood obstacle. Somewhat rocky, and a main trail for hikers. Pretty quiet early in the AM. Well maintained dirt.

Access Info

Directly across the street from the San Diego Zoo's large sign.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for SD Zoo Downhill mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -142 ft
  • Altitude min
    139 ft
  • Altitude max
    281 ft
  • Altitude start
    281 ft
  • Altitude end
    138 ft
  • Grade
    -6.2%
  • Grade max
    -27.5%
  • Grade min
    5.3%
  • Distance climb
    276 ft
  • Distance down
    1,581 ft
  • Distance flat
    335 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:03
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:36
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on Oct 13, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 2.35 (9 votes)
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      SD Zoo Downhill Trail Reports

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      Oct 13, 2022 @ 2:31pm
      Oct 13, 2022
      Re-consolidated bottom of steeper dirt face corner was badly eroded. It was smooth out, and dirt was reallocated to the outside. Corner was...
      Oct 11, 2022 @ 8:00pm
      Oct 11, 2022
      Still sections that need to be reshaped, groomed & vegetation tended too. Great job crew members
      Sep 29, 2022 @ 3:47pm
      Sep 29, 2022
      ***Damage to Second Wooden Structure*** Boars has been ripped out and is loosely sitting in position. Desperately in need of trail maintenance...
      Jul 22, 2022 @ 11:02am
      Jul 22, 2022
      Large loose round river rock has been exposed and is lying above surface in some key areas Caution on decent ; be aware of oddly placed branches...
      Jun 2, 2022 @ 11:11am
      Jun 2, 2022
      Overgrown vegetation Cactus will reach out and get you Wooden structures are intact and in good order.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 89 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
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      • 998 rides
      • Last: May 20, 2024

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