City of Carlsbad

Carlsbad offers many multi-use trails. The most popular trails for mountain biking include Lake Calavera, managed by the City of Carlsbad and Rancho La Costa Preserve, managed by the Center for Natural Lands Management. There are other trails and community pathways linking parts of Carlsbad together. 

The Lake Calavera area offers about 9 miles of singletrack and routes along the small lake. 

Rancho La Costa Preserve offers challenging trails that lead to the top of Denk Mountain offering great views to the ocean.

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