Turn East up Park Dr. and go all the way to the top of the hill until this road stops. Turn left and go to the end of this road, about 1/8 mile and park. Ride about 2 miles down the main fire road and the trail is on the right.
Summary: First off, you may choose not to listen to me... I have only been riding for a few months, however... in those few months I have ridden about 4 times/week and I have probably ridden this trail 25 times. Lynx is definately my favorite trail. Very fun to speed down and very technical in some parts. Today, I took quite a fall on it and brushed a few ticks off my legs, but all-in-all... this is a great trail. Sure, it looks like it has seen better days, but from what I have gathered by speaking to others, this trail is in much better shape than it was a year ago.
Recommended Route: Up Coyote, up Cholla, down Rock-it, back up Cholla, and down Lynx.
Other recommended trails in the same area: Rock-it is a little longer, but not as technical.
Summary: Well what to say. I have lived in the area and have been riding in Aliso for a lot of years. Lynx. Well it used to be a cool trail and had fun twists to it. As the area becomes more and more overpopulated, the trails suffer. Most people do not realize or want to accept the fact that when it rains, you stay the hell off the trails for a minimum of 48 hours. Lynx has become one of the most abused trails in the wood canyon area. People who do not fully understand how to ride a trail, they drag the back tire and ride when the trail is still wet. Causing massive damage. So I will tell you this, Lynx used to be a really fun trail.
Recommended Route: Not when it is raining.
Other recommended trails in the same area: When you learn how to ride, come join us in Wood Canyon. Only when it is not raining or just rained.
Review Date February 14, 2003
Overall Rating 4 of 5
Ridden Trail: Once a month
Reviewed by: Erik
, from Huntington Beach, CA
Summary: Lynx is a very cool trail to bomb down, has lots of high speed sections with drops and lots of ruts.. Some sections can get a little technical at high speed, bleed some speed when necessary.. watch your line, if you pick a bad one you can end up kissing the ground in front of you.. Has had some recent trail work by Share, some sections are really loose dirt and rain channels have been cut across the trail every 100 feet or so.. Hit those loose channels at the wrong angle, and you are toast.. Makes the trail a little more challenging and fun.. Much thanks to those who participated in the trail maintenance, kudos.. Enjoy and happy trails...
Recommended Route: Up Chola, up rigde to Lynx, bomb down trail, make sharp right at bottom, follow canyon to the new bridge, cross and ride Coyote to Mathis, head across Aliso Creek, right down Canyon to the end, go right on single track that parallels the road to Meadows, ride up Meadows, right at top, head to top of the world, bomb down trail pass Mathis, go to Rock-it, bomb down Rock-it, at bottom go left up Coyote, cross bridge, go left on Canyon trail, back to park...
Other recommended trails in the same area: Rock-it, Mathis, Dripping Cave, Meadows, School Trails, Pig Rock, Stair Steps, Water Tower, Canyon Acres, Car Wreck, Telonix........
Review Date February 2, 2003
Overall Rating 4 of 5
Ridden Trail: Once a week
Reviewed by: bd
, from laguna niguel
Summary: lynx is a fairly bumpy fairly steep trail, nothing that a guy like me on a single speed cruiser cant hack. the ride is a bit bumpy with no suspension but still rather doable. there are no problems jamming down on a fs bike. for the love of all that is good, dont ride up this, ride up cholla. there just arent all that many spaces to stop well to let some spandex clad xc guy have the right of way. biggist complaint: it's short.
Recommended Route: church, fireroad, up cholla, up a little more fire road, down lynx, down the ramainder of coyote run, fireroad, church. easy ride. can bu fun to start form top of the world too.
Other recommended trails in the same area: mathis was pretty cool for a while. it's fast and wide. definitely nothing technical. rockit too is quick and rarely difficuly, just a bit bumpy toward the end. mathis is too come to think of it, but remember, im on a 24" bmx, so it's all bumpy. coyote run is a great little trail to ride back, much more fun than fireroad.