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Level: Intermediate
Length: 2 mi (3.2 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: +562/ -502 ft
Total: 75 riders

Mountain Biking Mount Sutro Historic Trail

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#106 of 1,004 mountain bike trails in California
#1,624 in the world

Fun ride through the Mt. Sutro forest. Technical signal track that has some big drops if you slip on "Historic Trail". A lot of cutbacks going down to Stanyan St. exit. This trail is well maintained by volunteers at

First added by bobsmo on Mar 28, 2012. Last updated May 7, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Fun downhill in San Francisco. Go up to the top of Mt. Sutro by way of Clarendon Ave. and Johnston Dr. Drop down from 800 ft to 400ft on this singletrack. All the way to Stanyan Ave/ 17th St.

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Rider questions

Q: Kid (7-8 years old) friendly?
A: I'd do a ride through without the kid before just so you know where the sketchy spots are. There are some parts that are pretty narrow and could be dangerous for kids, but the most part, its pretty mild.