Backbone Trail

3.86 out of 5
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Trail Description
About this trail
The Backbone Trail will stretch from Will Rogers State Park all the way to Point Mugu State Park when it is completed. Unfortunately, large portions of this trail will not be open to mountain bikes.
To check out some of the bike-legal segments, click on the listed sub-trails below.
added by Greg HeilWorld Champ
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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System Trails (3)
System Trails (3)
Backbone Trail: Kanan Dune to Corral Canyon
Backbone Trail: Topanga State Park to Will Rogers State Park
Backbone Trail: Kanan to Etz Malloy
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Recent Trail Check-ins     (37 total check-ins)
  Jaymie Miguel   on Mar 27, 2019
  powderski   on Jan 26, 2019
  Paul Ramseyer   on Dec 23, 2018   on Feb 8, 2018   on Feb 1, 2018
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Reviews (4)


November 29, 2015
nohyphens Gramcounter  
Review: Trail system is not very well marked at all for mountain bikers. If you enter at Will Rogers State Park, you'll need to follow the trail system where the hikers and horses start. Unfortunately most of the trail marks will tell you where bikes are not allowed, rather than clearly designating where new sections of Backbone begin and end. Many sections are multi directional, as well. Great views of the beach and surrounding areas but just not a very well maintained system for mtb. You can put some serious mileage here though.

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January 10, 2015
memikee2 Trailblazer  
Review: A nice trail that has some fun downhill sections along with some good climbing.

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Bunny Hop

June 23, 2014
mikeMojo Bunny Hop  
Review: smooth man made trail ! Good work out just ride up and down mostly rideable! Lot trees and ocean Breeze make the trail cooler !

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World Champ

January 17, 2014
Greg Heil World Champ  
Review: Some great scenery, but very overgrown in spots. I haven't ridden this whole trail, though, and I imagine some sections are better than others.

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Backbone Trail MTB Trail 3.86 out of 5 based on 4 ratings. 4 user reviews.
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