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San Clemente Canyon

Intermediate
 3.3 (15) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

Great flowing singletrack through oak trees and brush.


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Map Key

9.8

Miles

15.7

KM

100%

Singletrack

269' 82 m

High

88' 27 m

Low

311' 95 m

Up

327' 100 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Allowed

Open all year around.

Overview

San Clemente Canyon offers singletrack, switchbacks, and great scenery.

Need to Know

San Clemente Canyon is partially located behind Karl Strauss Brewing Company. Free beers are offered after a ride.

Description

San Clemente Canyon begins with a creek crossing over a small bridge. The trail comes to a highway overpass where it narrows and travels parallel to a wash. After passing under the highway, the trail winds through tall Oaks and thick brush. The main trail continues east to the highway and a turn-around point.

On the return trip, there are 3 trails off of the main trail. Cobb Trail, Kroc Trail, and Biltmore Trail. Each of these trails ascends south through tall Oaks and brush. Each one has a fast, flowy downhill on the return. The main trail takes you north to the paved bike path and parking area.

Contacts

Shared By:

James Camy with improvements by Susie Murphy

Trail Ratings

  3.3 from 15 votes

#2378

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  3.3 from 15 votes
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#309

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Photos

Singletrack through the Oak trees.
Jun 28, 2014 near La Jolla, CA
Turn around point and back.
Jun 28, 2014 near La Jolla, CA
Ride through the oaks.
Jun 28, 2014 near La Jolla, CA
Singletrack through the Oak trees.
Jun 29, 2014 near La Jolla, CA
Cobb trail - fast downhill.
Jun 29, 2014 near La Jolla, CA
Biltmore Trail - fast downhill.
Jun 29, 2014 near La Jolla, CA

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Nov 16, 2020
Boom Caca
just the SW section 4mi
Jul 1, 2020
Anthony Razzouki
Feb 9, 2020
Mad Dog
May 18, 2019
Chris Frey
9mi — 1h 20m
Apr 9, 2019
Chris Varner
Karl Strauss 9.1mi — 1h 30m
Jan 5, 2019
Seth Patton
San Clemente Canyon + Giltmore, Cobb, and Kroc 10.7mi
Oct 8, 2018
Shaun Anderson
Due to rail road construction crossing over the rail road tracks is not possible. You'll need to park on the other side of the tracks.
Jul 8, 2018
Brad Kerr