3 miles
Distance
5,674 ft
Climb
-61 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Van Tassel Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Duarte
    Duarte, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Van Tassel Trail is a 2.7 mile long trail that climbs over 1,700 feet from the staging area located at the junction of Fish Canyon Road and Van Tassel Motorway into the San Gabriel Mountains. The trail is primarily located on Van Tassel Motorway, a fire road, and offers fantastic views and a challenging trail experience.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Van Tassel Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    5,613 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,215 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,217 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,830 ft
  • Grade
    39.553%
  • Grade max
    -49.408%
  • Grade min
    94.979%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    284 ft
  • Distance flat
    341 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • 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
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      Directions to van-tassel-trail trailhead (34.152097, -117.929065)
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
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      • 0 rides
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      Jan 21, 2019 @ 7:29pm
      Jan 21, 2019
      Van Tassel Trail, My City
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      Jan 21, 2019 @ 7:29pm
      Jan 21, 2019
      Van Tassel Trail, My City
      5 |
      Jan 21, 2019 @ 7:29pm
      Jan 21, 2019
      Van Tassel Trail, My City
      2 |
      Jan 21, 2019 @ 7:29pm
      Jan 21, 2019
      Van Tassel Trail, My City

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag tizben (Jan 21, 2019 at 22:29)
       loose rocky trail. Pretty steep, I have a 3x9 drive train and had to walk some areas. Good for endurance athletes, not that fun for general mountain bikers. Coming back down is pretty scary with all the loose rocks and ruts
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