Red Dog Trail
ElevationAscent: 368' 112 m
Descent: -103' -31 m
High: 1,234' 376 m
Low: 970' 296 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)
Current trail conditions
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“An alternative trail between Poly Canyon Road and the Euks MTB park.”— Chris Fa
From Tough and Dirty, take a right at the intersection with Poly Canyon Road, and you'll see a road continuing up to the train tracks passing a large water trough. Take a left and run parallel to the train tracks along a dirt road for about 400m. The trail will be on the right across the tracks.
The Trail: Red Dog is a worthy alternative to Stenner Creek Trail and Elevator Trail as a way to access the Euks MTB park and from there Morning Glory Trail and Shooters. After crossing the train tracks, the singletrack gets rough, rutted, and occasionally muddy and continues through rolling hills and low brush for a mile. For the last half mile, the trail improves greatly. It enters a dense oak grove, crosses multiple streams, and the trail is much more well-maintained. The trail terminates at the Euks MTB park.
I recommend ascending Red Dog and descending Elevator Trail and Stenner Creek Trail, especially after the rain.
Land Manager: City of San Luis Obispo