5.8 miles
Distance
258 ft
Climb
-458 ft
Descent
00:31:07
Avg time

South Side Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Los Peñasquitos Canyon
    San Diego, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat, Adaptive MTB, CX, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #89278 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #10125 in E-Biking
    • #77054 in Trail Running
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 35 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    City of San Diego

Trail that runs along the south side of Penasquitos creek. Mostly boring fireroad and doubletrack, with a small singletrack portion at the west end. Slightly hillier than the North Side Trail. East end gets sandy.

Disclaimer

High hiker traffic

Adaptive Bike Info
aMTB 1 Rating: No obstacles exist. Wide enough. Can be ridden confidently solo.
Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for South Side Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -200 ft
  • Altitude min
    42 ft
  • Altitude max
    253 ft
  • Altitude start
    253 ft
  • Altitude end
    53 ft
  • Grade
    -0.649%
  • Grade max
    -18.305%
  • Grade min
    16.768%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,815 ft
  • Avg time
    00:31:07
  • Avg reverse time
    00:44:20
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Status:
on Feb 7, 2022
Wet
Avg: 2.75 (4 votes)
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      South Side Trail Trail Reports

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      Feb 7, 2022 @ 10:49am
      Feb 7, 2022
      Wagon Wheel bridge now fixed and open
      Feb 4, 2022 @ 8:10am
      Feb 4, 2022
      Pretty wet east of adobe.
      Aug 13, 2021 @ 6:26pm
      Aug 13, 2021
      Jul 23, 2021 @ 7:21am
      Jul 23, 2021
      Jun 21, 2021 @ 8:15am
      Jun 21, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 26 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 67 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
      All
      • 295 rides
      • Last: Aug 17, 2022

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      Feb 20, 2022 @ 1:56pm
      Feb 20, 2022
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      Feb 20, 2022 @ 1:35pm
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      Feb 20, 2022 @ 1:34pm
      Feb 20, 2022
      | 1 comments
      48 |
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 2:45pm
      Jun 19, 2021

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