Glendale Sports Complex and Cherry Canyon. Full Loop

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Trail

9.0 Miles 14.4 Kilometers


75%

Singletrack

1,690' 515 m

Ascent

-1,689' -515 m

Descent

1,855' 565 m

High

1,264' 385 m

Low

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

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Connecting the Glendale Sports Complex Loop and all major Cherry Canyon singletrack into one ride.

Mike Kim

Overview

The gates to the sports complex close at 10pm. if you prefer night riding past that time, park north of this area on Descanso or any of the other adjacent neighborhoods
8.5 mile mix of singletrack and fire roads. Great for post work or a morning quickie. Loops all connect to a fairly central hub which makes for great repeats if you're trying to put in additional time/mileage.
Family Friendly: good for hiking with the family. there are sections of fireroads as well.
Dogs: Leashed

Need To Know

Water points would be at the start at the sports complex. On the trail, there is a rest area called "Ultimate Destination" which is a small off shoot to your left at mile 3.1

Description

Park in the main lot for the Glendale Sports Complex or ride up from Verdugo. Parking gates close at 10pm. The start of the sports complex loop begins near the entrance to the lot to the left of the maintenance garage. Loops east then south towards ridge motorway fire road. Take this fire road to the Cherry Cherry Canyon singletrack network. This route connects the main singletrack descents together with fire road climbs. I have no idea what the trail names are. Plug the route into your garmin and ride away. Most of the singletrack sections are hardpack with sand. The last singletrack section goes through a shady area so the ground is usually nice and tacky.

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Oct 18, 2016
George Boyd
9mi
Oct 16, 2016
Mike Collard
Oct 15, 2016
Brendan Ashworth
pretty fun. i got the trails mixed up so i didnt do the full loop but the singletrack here is awesome! felt great. 6mi
Sep 17, 2016
Emjay Ginno Carcereny
Good trail.. dry brush.. some big rocks 9mi
Aug 20, 2016
Martini Lini
Fun easy ride up to connect to Cherry Canyon Trails, nice trail for quick workout ride. 3.8mi — 1h 43m
Aug 7, 2016
brian taylor

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  3.8 from 6 votes

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