2.3 miles
Distance
471 ft
Climb
-475 ft
Descent
00:08:20
Avg time

South Loop Details

  • Riding area
  • AKA
    South Loop Trail
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Oh-My-Sack

Johnson Ranch Open Space preserves 242 acres of old ranch land just south of San Luis Obispo. The 3.7-mile Johnson Ranch Loop explores the municipal open space, which is dominated by rolling grassy hills accented by serpentine rocks. A shortcut can be used to trim the hike to 2.5 miles. There is 200 feet of total elevation between the high and low points of the hike, a distance that is repeated several times over the meandering loop.

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More Stats for South Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -4 ft
  • Altitude min
    83 ft
  • Altitude max
    293 ft
  • Altitude start
    87 ft
  • Altitude end
    83 ft
  • Grade max
    -28.293%
  • Grade min
    33.818%
  • Distance climb
    4,876 ft
  • Distance down
    1.1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,157 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:51
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Status:
on May 11, 2017
Dry
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Directions to south-loop-29908 trailhead (35.223680, -120.693540)
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South Loop Trail Reports

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May 11, 2017 @ 6:17pm
May 11, 2017
reporter South Loop is repaired and now open. There is a new rerouted section due to severe damage by a running seasonal spring.
May 1, 2017 @ 7:43am
May 1, 2017
South loop still closed
Mar 21, 2017 @ 12:32pm
Mar 21, 2017
reporter South Loop is closed till further notice due to storm damage on segment of this trail.
Jan 29, 2017 @ 7:02am
Jan 29, 2017
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Jan 28, 2017 @ 5:00pm
Jan 28, 2017
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