3 miles
Distance
433 ft
Climb
-74 ft
Descent
00:24:11
Avg time

Wood Canyon Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
    Aliso Viejo, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Jan-Dec
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Easy fire-road. This is the "backbone trail" to the wilderness park

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Wood Canyon Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    359 ft
  • Altitude min
    94 ft
  • Altitude max
    468 ft
  • Altitude start
    95 ft
  • Altitude end
    454 ft
  • Grade
    2.167%
  • Grade max
    -8.508%
  • Grade min
    46.186%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2,860 ft
  • Distance flat
    3,784 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:11
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:18
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Status:
on Dec 7, 2018
Dry
Avg: 2.4 (12 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • 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%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • 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 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
  • Other Other
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      Wood Canyon Trail Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Dec 7, 2018 @ 4:29pm
      Dec 7, 2018
      5 oaks is dry but rutted from the rains. Steps are steep now!
      Oct 23, 2018 @ 12:30pm
      Oct 23, 2018
      Mountain lion spotted .5 up wood canyon from ports poddy yesterday at 2 pm
      Sep 25, 2018 @ 8:12am
      Sep 25, 2018
      Aug 17, 2018 @ 10:42pm
      Aug 17, 2018
      lots of loose pillows of dust.
      Jul 22, 2018 @ 12:41pm
      Jul 22, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 431 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,674 rides
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      Photos

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      10 |
      Oct 23, 2018 @ 12:30pm
      Oct 23, 2018
      Wood Canyon Trail, My City
      637 |
      Jan 27, 2012 @ 11:40am
      Jan 27, 2012
      | 3 comments Wood Canyon Trail, Aliso Viejo
      246 |
      Aug 15, 2008 @ 8:28am
      Aug 15, 2008
      Wood Canyon Trail, Costa Mesa

      Routes with this trail

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      14 miles
      Aliso Intermediate Enduro race
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Samgreene (Oct 1, 2017 at 20:30)
       Nice ride though the canyon bottom.
      [Reply]

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