7 miles
Distance
1,441 ft
Climb
-1,047 ft
Descent
01:44:30
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of South Side Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

South Side Details

  • Riding Area
    Susanville
    Susanville, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Apr - Nov
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #63988 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2013
  • Land Manager
    BLM

This hand built single track trail follows the Susan River in a beautiful canyon. There are short challenging climbs with really fun downhill sections.

Access Info

This is such a convenient trail to access. The main Bizz Johnson National Recreation Trail starts right in town and provides easy access to the South Side Trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for South Side bike trail
  • Altitude change
    394 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,261 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,704 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,261 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,656 ft
  • Grade
    1.049%
  • Grade max
    -28.432%
  • Grade min
    31.471%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,371 ft
  • Avg time
    01:44:30
  • Avg reverse time
    01:05:30
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      South Side Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 24, 2016 @ 12:11pm
      Oct 24, 2016
      Great time to ride! Very beautiful!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
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      • 20 rides
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      Photos

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      May 26, 2018 @ 10:59pm
      May 26, 2018
      South Side, Susanville
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      May 26, 2018 @ 10:58pm
      May 26, 2018
      South Side, Susanville
      15 |
      May 26, 2018 @ 10:56pm
      May 26, 2018
      South Side, Susanville
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      May 26, 2018 @ 10:55pm
      May 26, 2018
      South Side, Susanville

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