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Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve

Intermediate
 4.1 (19) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

A quick loop on a well manicured gravel trail.


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Map Key

3.9

Miles

6.3

KM

0%

Singletrack

858' 262 m

High

302' 92 m

Low

592' 180 m

Up

593' 181 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs No Dogs

E-Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

  • Open 7:00 a.m. to sunset.
  • Watch out for poision oak.
One Way Only: This is designated as a directional trail.

Overview

A quick loop through the Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve with a little elevation and some nice views. This is a great after work ride to get out and enjoy some fresh air.

Need to Know

There's plenty of parking at the trailhead and riding back up to Hale Avenue makes for a nice easy warm up for the legs before heading into the ride. You'll encounter more hikers than bikers, just keep an eye out when taking sharp turns on the way down.

Description

It's all manicured gravel for hiking and biking with no technical sections and just a bit of climbing. The entrance has some cow gates to cross through, just lift to access and follow the signs. Be sure to leave the gates as you find them. There are no intersecting trails off of the Arrowhead Loop Trail, so navigating is simple and straightforward. The loop can only be ridden in the clockwise direction.

After the rain, when everything is green, there are nice views of the valley and picnic tables and scenic outlook areas along the way make a great place to enjoy a snack.

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Shared By:

Keith Ross

Trail Ratings

  4.1 from 19 votes

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  4.1 from 19 votes
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Photos

Riding above the fog, the hills take on an entirely different character.
Mar 14, 2017 near Morgan…, CA
A scenic view area on the Arrowhead Loop Trail.
Jan 11, 2017 near Morgan…, CA
One way counter clockwise direction
Dec 29, 2020 near Morgan…, CA
Water floods the creek on Heart's Delight heading to Arrowhead Loop!
Feb 27, 2017 near Morgan…, CA

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Jan 24, 2021
George Goes
It is one way right now, counter clockwise. 4.1mi — 1h 20m
Dec 28, 2020
Private User
Nov 23, 2020
Akaash T
4mi
Sep 18, 2020
Aliyah Jones
So fun! A lot of incline. Have some water 3.7mi
Nov 14, 2019
J Przy
Fun quick trail
Jun 23, 2019
James F
Feb 16, 2019
Lisa Nichols
Aug 19, 2018
Brian Maddox