Los Angeles Region Mountain Biking

in and around Los Angeles Region.

 
... Preview: Ahwingna Pahe Mahar, loosely translated from the Gabrielino- Tongva language, means “Ahwingna Three Five.” The title is a reference to the Ahwingna Trail, which in turn is a reference to the ancient A ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Bike Rides Los Angeles
Hacienda Heights, CA - Mountain Biking - 3.65 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: One of Orange County's most popular riding spots, Aliso/ Wood Canyons Regional Park-part of Laguna Niguel Regional Park lies hidden between Laguna Beach and Laguna Hills. It is a unique combination of ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails
Laguna Beach, CA - Mountain Biking - 10.2 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: In terms of work and visual beauty; this is an ideal mountain bike ride for beginners. You can find water at the picnic tables near park headquarters. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails
Santa Ana, CA - Mountain Biking - 8 miles   
... Preview: This is a short and fast loop, but the 1,000 feet of climbing is enough to make your legs burn. The climb, following paved roads, begins at Laguna Beach High School and heads straight up to Top of the ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Orange County
Newport Beach, CA - Mountain Biking - 5.1 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Here is a challenging ride for experienced cyclists. This 19.5-mile loop includes demanding climbs and steep, technical descents. Approximately 15 miles of the trip is on unpaved, two-wheel-drive ro ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Big Bear City, CA - Mountain Biking - 19.5 miles   
... Preview: Begin on the footpath near the sports park, then drop down to Trabuco Canyon Road and head toward the Santa Ana Mountains. Past the Oso Parkway underpass, Trabuco Canyon Road becomes the Arroyo Trabuc ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Orange County
Mission Viejo, CA - Mountain Biking - 15 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Located in O'Neill Regional Park in southern Orange County. Highlights: The trail is a great place for children and beginners. There is very little climbing and few technical areas and you can turn ar ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California
El Toro, CA - Mountain Biking - 10.6 miles   
... Preview: This is a lollipop-shaped route where the sucker is a lot bigger than the stick, but every part is worth devouring. Much of this ride takes place on the Backbone Trail, a path that snakes across the ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Malibu, CA - Mountain Biking - 12.6 miles   
... Preview: Thanks to advocacy groups like the Concerned Off-Road Bicyclists Association and the International Mountain Bicycling Association, the Backbone Trail is still open to mountain bikers. This section of ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Agoura Hills, CA - Mountain Biking - 12.2 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: So, you want to ride singletrack, but you’re not willing or don’t have the time to drive to a far away destination? If that’s the case, go to Will Rogers State Historic Park (SHP) and ride the souther ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Brentwood, CA - Mountain Biking - 13.7 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The Baldwin Hills Hahn- wind is a 3.35-mile jaunt through Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area in the Los Angeles community of Baldwin Hills. Although the ride is short, it offers a little bit of everyt ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Bike Rides Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA - Mountain Biking - 3.35 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This loop utilizes some of the least-used trails in Chino Hills State Park. Begin at the Bane Canyon entrance and climb into the state park. Before you get to the entrance gate, turn right on the Bane ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Orange County
Chino Hills, CA - Mountain Biking - 8.4 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This ride begins in Ronald W. Caspers Wilderness Park, east of San Juan Capistrano and approximately 60 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles. The riding on Bell Canyon Trail is easy, with some sho ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
San Juan Capistrano, CA - Mountain Biking - 5.6 miles   
... Preview: This 3.3-mile loop offers vivid proof to Los Angeles' claim that it contains more wilderness area within its city limits tan any other metropolis. Keeping an eye out for hikers and dogs. you'll ride ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Beverly Hills, CA - Mountain Biking - 3.3 miles   
... Preview: You certainly don't need a mountain bike for this ride, but if you do use one, pump your tires to their maximum rated pressure to minimize your effort. This pleasant 18-mile ride takes you part of th ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails
Fawnskin, CA - Mountain Biking - 18 miles   
... Preview: Strength and good bike handling skills are required of cyclists following this 15.5-mile loop. The first 5.6 miles are a gentle ascent on Big sycamore Canyon Trail to Ranch Center Road. The pedaling ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Oxnard, CA - Mountain Biking - 15.5 miles   
... Preview: Big Sycamore Canyon, located in the northernmost region of the Santa Monica Mountains in the Point Mugu State Park, contains a variety of trails well suited to riders of all skill levels. The pristine ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Thousand Oaks, CA - Mountain Biking - 16 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Push up the long, gradual climb on Black Star Canyon Road. Turn right on Main Divide Road and continue cranking uphill. The steepest climb comes near the 10- mile point as you approach Pleasants Peak. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Orange County
Irvine, CA - Mountain Biking - 25.7 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Located in the northern end of the Santa Ana Mountains in the Cleveland National Forest. Highlights: Blackstar Canyon is an excellent intermediate ride with a wide dirt road that overlooks chaparral c ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California
Orange, CA - Mountain Biking - 15.5 miles   
... Preview: This 18.6-mile combination ride is in the shape of a lowercase "d," which can only stand for "delightful." Partly circumnavigating the Mountain High Ski Area near Wrightwood, this exquisitely pine- a ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Wrightwood, CA - Mountain Biking - 18.6 miles   
... Preview: Located in the Angeles National Forest, above the foothills in Altadena. Highlights: The trail starts just above NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Hazards: Poison oak and rattlesnakes. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California
Altadena, CA - Mountain Biking - 9.7 miles   
... Preview: This 15.1-mile loop delivers an unsparing body blow. It leaves you with a sweaty back, waterlogged feet, and an inspired noggin. But you won't mind a bit. Because long after you forget the hot, gru ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Pasadena, CA - Mountain Biking - 15.1 miles   
... Preview: El Prieto is probably the most popular singletrack route in LA County. Its considerable technical difficulty and closeness to LA make it attractive to the masses. Although this has become a regular ha ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
La Canada Flintridge, CA - Mountain Biking - 8 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: One of many wild rides in the San Gabriel area, this route involves a long, sustained fire-road climb up Brown Mountain Road followed by a very narrow and treacherous descent into Gabrielino Canyon vi ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
La Canada Flintridge, CA - Mountain Biking - 15 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Located in Malibu Creek State Park in Malibu Canyon. Highlights: Great climbing with fast, not-so-technical downhill. There are also a few sights such as small lakes and an old Army jeep which marks t ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California
Malibu, CA - Mountain Biking - 15.3 miles   
... Preview: Any utterance of the word “Bulldog” among SoCal local riders will surely elicit groans, sighs, and maybe a warning or two. Climbing the Bulldog Motorway is masochism for all but the most advanced ride ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Hidden Hills, CA - Mountain Biking - 14.6 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This out-and-back, 14-mile round-trip is recommended for strong cyclists and determined intermediates. The entire circuit is on unpaved four-wheel-drive roads in fair to good condition. The first tw ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Lake Hughes, CA - Mountain Biking - 14 miles   
... Preview: Located in the San Bernardino National Forest at Big Bear Lake near Fawnskin. Highlights: The Butler Peak Lookout Tower used by the forest service to spot fires. Balcony open to the public. Hazards: F ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California
Fawnskin, CA - Mountain Biking - 12 miles   
... Preview: Caballero Canyon is located in the San Fernando Valley off of Reseda Boulevard. The ride starts south of Ventura Boulevard just before the entrance to Braemar Country Club. Highlights: Caballero Canyo ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California
Calabasas, CA - Mountain Biking - 3.2 miles   
... Preview: Located in Whiting Ranch in Lake Forest in southern Orange County. Highlights: Singletrack with several stream crossings. Hazards: Mountain lions and cactus. There is even a sign at the trailhead stat ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California
Lake Forest, CA - Mountain Biking - 6.7 miles   
... Preview: This area is close to many other popular mountain bike destinations in the Santa Monica Mountains, yet it doesn’t draw nearly as many fat-tire explorers. Perhaps fewer mountain bikers visit because it ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Hidden Hills, CA - Mountain Biking - 9.7 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The Catalina East End Eco- Ride is an extremely scenic, somewhat challenging tour of Santa Catalina Island’s east end. Avalon is situated near Catalina’s east end, so the ride starts and ends in town, ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Bike Rides Los Angeles
Catalina Island, CA - Mountain Biking - 13.3 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: On paper, mountain biking Santa Catalina Island appears bittersweet. It may seem that the “hassles” involved—the boat ride, $20 passes, and bike inspection— could overshadow the joys of riding the isl ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Avalon, CA - Mountain Biking - 28.5 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The East End Loop is the perfect introduction to mountain biking on Catalina Island. It features a priceless panorama of the city of Avalon, Avalon Canyon, Avalon Bay, and the East End, as well as som ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Avalon, CA - Mountain Biking - 12.75 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Located in the San Bernardino National Forest at Big Bear Lake. Highlights: The Champion Lodgepole is the largest living lodgepole pine tree in the San Bernardino National Forest. Hazards: Four-wheel ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California
Big Bear Lake, CA - Mountain Biking - 10.4 miles   
... Preview: On this trip, you see what is believed to be the largest lodgepole pine standing guard over a serene mountain meadow. The route is hilly, remote and heavily forested in spots. It courses past beautifu ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails
Big Bear City, CA - Mountain Biking - 10.4 miles   
... Preview: This 12.2-mile loop is a prime beginner-intermediate ride. It features lots of level riding at first to build confidence, rewards efforts with abundant wildlife views, and then segues into some tough ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Agoura Hills, CA - Mountain Biking - 12.2 miles   
... Preview: The Cheeseboro- Comado Canyons Chug is a pleasant off- road ride through picturesque Cheeseboro and Palo Comado Canyons in the Agoura Hills, far western Los Angeles County, and part of Ventura County. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Bike Rides Los Angeles
Agoura Hills, CA - Mountain Biking - 10.7 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The Cheeseboro Ridge/Sulfur Springs Loop is the perfect after-work excursion because it mixes just the right amount of technical descending, aerobic climbing, and desert and chaparral scenery into a n ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Agoura Hills, CA - Mountain Biking - 9.4 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This 16.3-mile figure eight loop roams country once employed as a hide-out by the notorious 1870s bandito Tiburcio Vasquez. After soaking in the area's views, grunting up to an overlook over Mt. Hill ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
La Canada, CA - Mountain Biking - 21.3 miles   
... Preview: The Chilao Flat area provides a mountain bike experience that is vastly different from that of the other routes in the San Gabriel Mountains. Instead of 2,000-plus-foot climbs and steep, vertigo-inspi ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Sierra Madre, CA - Mountain Biking - 8.7 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: More aerobically challenging than its previously profiled sister ride, the Vetter Mountain Loop provides an adventure uncharacteristic of the other routes in the San Gabriel Mountains area, lacking sw ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Sierra Madre, CA - Mountain Biking - 12 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: When I quiz people about the best rides in the San Gabriels, invariably the first word out of their mouth is "Chilao." And with good reason. This area of the Angeles backcountry sees a lot less use th ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails
Pasadena, CA - Mountain Biking - 19.5 miles   
... Preview: Located in Carbon Canyon near the city of Brea. Highlights: Awesome singletrack on Raptor Ridge. Hazards: Climbing the Three Bitches. Rattlesnakes, bobcats, and mountain lions. Parking at the west ent ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California
Brea, CA - Mountain Biking - 17 miles   
... Preview: This is the crown jewel of SoCal riding—a mountainside littered with a mosaic of sandstone boulders, some as small as VW buses and some as large as ten-story apartment buildings. The sandstone is inco ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Hidden Hills, CA - Mountain Biking - 11 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: At only 3.1 miles in length, with no technical subtleties, this route barely qualifies as a mountain bike ride. All new mountain bikers, however, need short routes like this to get “broken in.” Added ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Beverly Hills, CA - Mountain Biking - 3.1 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The technical single-and doubletrack trails in this area offer a variety of options and lots of fun. This particular loop provides great views of the Santa Monica Mountains and Westlake. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails
Ventura, CA - Mountain Biking - 6.82 miles   
... Preview: Skirt through Coto de Caza on the Bell View Trail. Connect to the West Ridge Trail, rolling through the northern end of Caspers Wilderness Park. Drop down the Starr Rise Trail to Bell Canyon. Loop clo ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Orange County
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - Mountain Biking - 21.5 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Located in Malibu Creek State Park in Malibu Canyon. Highlights: This is a nice family ride or a good place to warm up your legs at the beginning of the season. It is the set of the old television ser ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California
Malibu, CA - Mountain Biking - 7.6 miles   
... Preview: Malibu Creek State Park, one of the three large state parks in the Santa Monica Mountains, offers connecting trails from the coast to the south and west. The variety of terrain and natural features en ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails
Mulholland, CA - Mountain Biking - 6.8 miles   
... Preview: Urban mountain bike routes are not easy to find, especially in a dense, heavily developed city such as Los Angeles. Trails are often restricted to foot traffic only, as is the case in some of L.A.’s p ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Bike Rides Los Angeles
Beverly Hills, CA - Mountain Biking - 6.05 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The very last stretch of open coastal land in Orange County's San Joaquin Hills is a part of Crystal Cove State Park. The area consists of a series of lush valleys and rolling hills high above the Pac ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails
Laguna Beach, CA - Mountain Biking - 6 miles   
... Preview: Climb up Via Entrada and then veer left on an unnamed fire road into Dana Hills. Crank up to the ridge and bear right, following a semicircular path above the gated community of San Juan Hills. When y ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Orange County
Mission Viejo, CA - Mountain Biking - 5.5 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Just 6.5 miles long, the Dead Cow/China Flats/Suicide Loop is scarcely a test of one’s aerobic capabilities on a mountain bike. It is, however, a challenging test of two-wheeled technical prowess. If ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Westlake Village, CA - Mountain Biking - 6.5 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The excitement begins immediately on this loop. Starting atop Newport Coast, drop down the fun and challenging Deer Canyon Trail and ride it out all the way to the picnic tables at Deer Canyon. A stee ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Orange County
Newport Beach, CA - Mountain Biking - 7.1 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This 10.5-mile loop requires a moderate amount of strength. The ascent, though only steep for the first one-half mile, is steady and 4.5 miles long. The downhill is fast and potholed, requiring good ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Fawnskin, CA - Mountain Biking - 10.5 miles   
... Preview: This trail is located within Aliso and Wood Canyons Regional Park in Laguna Niguel.This easy loop seems a lot shorter than its 9-mile length would indicate. Maybe that's because with its family-frien ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Laguna Niguel, CA - Mountain Biking - 9 miles   
... Preview: Located in the Santa Monica Mountains. Highlights: The loop is a scenic fun ride that is not too technical. It offers both fun downhill and a few challenging ascents. Hazards: Some of the rains have c ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California
Calabasas, CA - Mountain Biking - 11.8 miles   
... Preview: This out-and-back, six-mile round-trip (with a loop at Eagle Rock) is moderately difficult. Begin with 3.5 miles of moderately steep climbing interspersed with some steep uphills, level stretches, an ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Santa Monica, CA - Mountain Biking - 6 miles   
... Preview: The Eagle Rock/Eagle Springs Loop, a relatively manageable climb, provides a great place to turn novice riders on to the sport of mountain biking as well as a fun route for experienced riders with lim ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Hidden Hills, CA - Mountain Biking - 5.5 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: To be such a short route, the Echo Mountain/Sam Merrill loop really packs a technical and aerobic punch. With the perfect blend of scenery, vigorous climbing, vertigo-inspiring cliffs, and challenging ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
La Canada Flintridge, CA - Mountain Biking - 7.2 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: It’s baffling that so few people ride Edison Road to Zuma Ridge. Perhaps the reason is that the trailhead is concealed on the side of Kanan Dume Road and closed with a fence that, ironically, has a si ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Malibu, CA - Mountain Biking - 11.2 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: For all intents and purposes, this area can be referred to as “Sycamore Canyon Lite.” It has all the environmental appeal of the Sycamore Canyon area of the northern Santa Monica Mountains, but in a m ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Newport Beach, CA - Mountain Biking - 14.4 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The ride begins near the mouth of El Morro Canyon and follows the canyon to its terminus just above the San Joaquin Tollway. From the back of the canyon, a short jaunt on the Missing Link Trail leads ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Orange County
Newport Beach, CA - Mountain Biking - 8.9 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: There's a lot to look at on this 27.1-mile combination ride, but one thing you probably won't see is other trail users. Given the rout's scenery, diverse terrain, and challenges, this condition might ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Castaic, CA - Mountain Biking - 27.1 miles   
... Preview: A steep ascent at the outset eventually leads to Bommer Ridge Road. After 2.5 miles a bumpy, singletrack descent lands you in Emerald Canyon. This is the crux of the ride—an out-and-back cruise throug ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Orange County
Newport Beach, CA - Mountain Biking - 12.4 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The Ernest Debs MASH Ride starts and finishes in Ernest E. Debs Regional Park, which is located north- northeast of central Los Angeles. The route covers trails and roads in the park, the adjacent Mon ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Bike Rides Los Angeles
Pasadena, CA - Mountain Biking - 8 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The Five Deer Trail is a surprisingly pristine singletrack within the highly popular off-highway-vehicle (OHV) area called Rowher Flats. Although there are many great trails located within OHV areas i ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Lancaster, CA - Mountain Biking - 11 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: You may be wondering why anyone would have the audacity to recommend a mountain bike route that’s smack in the middle of an urban wasteland—bordered on all sides by industry, traffic, pollution, and m ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Fontana, CA - Mountain Biking - 7.5 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: One of the best, most scenic singletracks in all of Southern California, the section of the Gabrieleno Trail from Red Box to Switzer's and through the Arroyo Seco is a very popular shuttle ride. It ha ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails
Pasadena, CA - Mountain Biking - 15 miles   
... Preview: If you’ve spent any time in LA, chances are you’ve been stuck in traffic on the 405 going over the Sepulveda Pass. Adjacent to this mass exodus of road rage–infused commuters lie a few miles of undera ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Brentwood, CA - Mountain Biking - 5.4 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The Glendora Mountain Trails Traverse takes advantage of the city of Glendora’s short but nifty trails system, making a clockwise loop on a mixture of dirt trails and paved roads. This was the only ri ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Bike Rides Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA - Mountain Biking - 6.3 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The Hahamongna Watershed Shred is a nifty 8.7-mile clockwise loop up and down the slopes of the lower San Gabriel Mountains in and above Altadena. The course is excellent for a beginner mountain biker ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Bike Rides Los Angeles
Altadena, CA - Mountain Biking - 8.7 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Located in Modjeska Canyon in the Santa Ana Mountains within Cleveland National Forest between the cities of Orange and El Toro. Highlights: Scenic views atop the Four Corners area; access to the Main ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California
Orange, CA - Mountain Biking - 18.6 miles   
... Preview: This trip visits the beautiful, historic Holcomb Valley. If you are at all adventurous, not afraid of ghosts wielding picks and shovels, few hours, consider exploring side roads in addition to the rou ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails
Big Bear City, CA - Mountain Biking - 13.8 miles   
... Preview: Make the long climb up Holy Jim Trail. The trail begins in a stream-fed canyon, then switchbacks up toward Santiago Peak. Before you reach the peak, turn right on Main Divide Road. It’s a long, arduou ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Orange County
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - Mountain Biking - 17.2 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Located in the Santa Ana Mountains within the Cleveland National Forest in southern Orange County. Highlights: Incredible singletrack, over 15 rutted-out, hairpin switchbacks. Hazards: 100-foot cliffs ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California
El Toro, CA - Mountain Biking - 10 miles   
... Preview: This is a moderately difficult to strenuous loop with some one-way spurs. The ride is 13.7 miles long. The first 2.5 miles are a tough ascent on paved FS 2N50. From here the climbing moderates in d ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Altadena, CA - Mountain Biking - 6.1 miles   
... Preview: Often overlooked by the hordes of people who frequent the front range of the San Gabriels, the Valyermo District offers some of the best, most scenic, and least crowded riding in all of the Angeles Na ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails
Pearblossom, CA - Mountain Biking - 16 miles   
... Preview: The tough 4-mile climb to Josephine Peak offers spectacular 360-degree views. The downhill return is fast and fun, while the singletrack loop around Strawberry Peak provides plenty of technical challe ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails
Pasadena, CA - Mountain Biking - 21 miles   
... Preview: At 5,646 feet, Josephine Peak is not the highest in the San Gabriel Mountains, but along with Mount Wilson, it may be the most accessible by bicycle. The route is quite simple—strictly an out- and- ba ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Bike Rides Los Angeles
Sunland, CA - Mountain Biking - 8 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Circling around dramatic Strawberry Peak on a narrow, cling mountain trail, the views are never less than jaw-dropping; the singletrack never less than thrilling. Surrounded by stately Jeffrey Pines, ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
La Canada, CA - Mountain Biking - 16.6 miles   
... Preview: With its views from a fire look-out tower and its spur to the National Children's Forest, this 12.4-mile combination would make a great family ride. The only problem is, most kids lack the endurance ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Lake Arrowhead, CA - Mountain Biking - 12.5 miles   
... Preview: This out-and-back ride climbs a steep, smooth, paved, two-lane road from 6000 feet to 7882 feet at the top of Keller Peak. In some spots the road is just wide enough for two cars to pass, so be sure t ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails
San Bernardino, CA - Mountain Biking - 12.5 miles   
... Preview: An ideal ride for Los Angelenos who don't have much time to have a lot of fun. This 3.7-mile ride is easy to reach, short, and full of amusement park thrills. This year-round ride delivers expansive ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Brentwood, CA - Mountain Biking - 3.7 miles   
... Preview: The Kenter Whoops are a marvel of human engineering and excavation. Created by local riders over the last 20 years, this 0.9-mile-long roller-coaster ride of whoops and jumps would surely have been bu ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Brentwood, CA - Mountain Biking - 7.6 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Like most of the roads in the Verdugo Hills, this ride offers easy access, challenging climbs, and expansive city views -- but it's a surprisingly complex singletrack that transforms this trip into th ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
La Crescenta, CA - Mountain Biking - 9.7 miles   
... Preview: Without a doubt, the La Tuna Canyon loop provides the most enjoyable ride in the immediate vicinity of Los Angeles. It would be worthy of numerous visits even if it weren’t the most centrally located ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Burbank, CA - Mountain Biking - 8.7 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Past the gate at Dartmoor, Boat Road is a steep route to the ridgeline. Crank up the gravel road, then follow the dirt road along the ridgeline. The climb ends where Boat Road and two other fire roads ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Orange County
Newport Beach, CA - Mountain Biking - 5.8 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This fairly long climb on a good road up the west shoulder of Liebre Mountain offers excellent views. The return on Golden Eagle Trail is fun and not too difficult, with some of the finest legal singl ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails
Castaic, CA - Mountain Biking - 16.2 miles   
... Preview: The ride begins on the Old Ridge Route, one of only three roadways in California to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. After the turn of the 20th Century, there was actually talk t ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Gorman, CA - Mountain Biking - 16.4 miles   
... Preview: Treasured by the few who know about this route, the Liebre Mountain/Golden Eagle Trail is one of the best rides accessible from Los Angeles. The narrow singletrack descent is an idyllic, seemingly per ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Santa Clarita, CA - Mountain Biking - 15.3 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Located in O'Neill Regional Park in southern Orange County. Highlights: This is a fun short ride with good singletrack. Hazards: This is the heart of Orange County mountain lion country. Basic day-use ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California
El Toro, CA - Mountain Biking - 3.5 miles   
... Preview: Ride out the Irvine Haul Road and then attack the intervals on Loma Ridge—steep, steeper, and steepest. The hard work is finished after 4 miles, so drop down to Bolero Springs and then follow Limeston ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Orange County
Irvine, CA - Mountain Biking - 10.39 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Administered by COSCA, Los Robles Canyon Open Space offers several miles of interconnected singletracks and fire roads with variety of terrain and vegetation. Although surrounded by much development, ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California's Best 100 Trails
Ventura, CA - Mountain Biking - 16 miles   
... Preview: You may want to move to Thousand Oaks after riding here because Los Robles is the quintessential Santa Monica Mountains singletrack and just one of many riding options to be found in this area. Unlike ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Thousand Oaks, CA - Mountain Biking - 7.14 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Any complaints about the 286-mile drive to get here will be quashed by one shuttle run down Lower Rock Creek Trail. This route involves a beautifully crafted singletrack that parallels Rock Creek as i ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County
Bishop, CA - Mountain Biking - 7.8 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Ride a short distance down Trabuco Creek Road and connect to the river bottom via a smooth dirt trail. When you reach Crown Valley Parkway, climb up to the street and follow the overpass to the Cox Sp ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Orange County
Mission Viejo, CA - Mountain Biking - 14.6 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Located in Aliso / Wood Canyons, Laguna Beach. Highlights: Singletrack descent with rock chutes down Lynx Trail. Views above Laguna Beach overlook the Pacific Ocean. Hazards: Rattlesnakes. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Biking Southern California
Laguna Beach, CA - Mountain Biking - 5.5 miles   
... Preview: This 15.4-mile loop taxes the legs but rewards the eyes. Mile for mile, it is one of the most scenic tours in all of Southern California. Even the much shorter beginner option is bursting with eye can ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Southern California
Malibu, CA - Mountain Biking - 15.4 miles   

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