Rancho La Costa Preserve

A small area but packed with excellent trails and a great mix of easy to moderate to advanced. The best trails are found on the south slope of the mountain and can easily be ridden as a series of up-down loops. It's worth a trip to the eastern margin to ride S. Copper Creek so you can see the old copper mine remains as well as a small waterfall and riparian vegetation along the creek. Both are rarities in San Diego.

*Leashed dogs are allowed in the preserve, except on the Copper Creek Trail.

The story of access in the area for mountain biking started a long time ago. It is a tale of local advocates taking up a cause, working collaboratively with the land manager and the San Diego Mountain Biking Association, and never giving up. READ MORE


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