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Bowl Loop

Intermediate
 3.0 (1)

A popular, rolling trail with great views.


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Miles

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Singletrack

760' 232 m

High

718' 219 m

Low

26' 8 m

Up

47' 14 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

15%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

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The preserve is open from 8 am to sunset throughout the year. Hours are posted at the parking lot and can be found online. There are several seasonal trails that may be closed due to rain. Call 650-329-2423 or check online.

Description

The trailhead for Bowl Loop is on the Meadowlark Trail at the far end of the preserve. It's a popular loop because it has a couple of steep hills that rise and fall before the trail returns to the Meadowlark Trail. The trail is a narrow, dirt track that drops immediately downhill before it climbs immediately up an adjoining hill. It turns to the right and follows the boundary of the park before breaking to the right and dropping back downhill. The descent is steeper this time. The trail bottoms out, and then climbs back up to the Meadowlark Trail.

There are great views of the South and East Bay from close to the park boundary as it is above the other trails in the area.

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Shared By:

Kristen Arendt

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A mountain biker heads off to the Bowl Loop Trail Alternative after completing Bowl Loop.
Mar 29, 2016 near Ladera, CA
Mini terrain park
May 13, 2013 near Ladera, CA

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