La Mesa Watershed is home to different species of plants, trees, insects, birds, and other animals. There are tens to hundreds of different kinds of trees that grow in this protected area. It is also the source of drinking water of the people in the nearby towns and the people of Metro Manila.
La Mesa Watershed is the only remaining forest that is situated inside Metro Manila. It has a total of 40 kilometers of connected trails both single tracks and double tracks (fire roads). The best thing is, it is easily accessible from anywhere in the Metro. These make La Mesa Watershed an ideal place for mountain bike adventurers and trail runners who have very limited time, a weekend warrior, and a group or a family who wants to enjoy nature through mountain biking.
The single tracks of La Mesa can cater both beginner and hard-core mountain bikers. Whether it is a half-day or a whole-day of mountain biking you’re after, you can’t go wrong choosing this place.
The trail of La Mesa Watershed is mostly technical single tracks both uphill and downhill. Other options are the fire roads or double tracks.
Points of Interest Awesome single tracks, La Mesa Lake, Bird Watching (seasonal only), La Mesa Towers Adventures Mountain Biking Total Distance 40 kilometers / 24 miles Duration 1 Day Location La Mesa Watershed, Farview, Quezon City Group Size Minimum of 2, Maximum of 8
Please take time to read the itinerary before booking your tour. The itinerary below is for private tours only. We have a different set of itinerary for scheduled or open tours.
TIME ACTIVITY 6:30 AM Hotel or house pickup. 7:30 AM ETA La Mesa Watershed. Short briefing about the trails and La Mesa Watershed. 8:00 AM Ride out. 12:00 PM Lunch at Violago rest stop. 1:00 PM Proceed to the view deck. 3:00 PM ETA trail head / parking lot. Wash up and prepare for the return trip. 5:00 PM ETA Manila / Makati.
This tour is also available as a private tour.
Private Tour Inclusions:
- Transportation from Manila and back
- Mountain bike with safety helmet
- Entrance fee in La Mesa Watershed
- Mountain bike guide/Tour coordinator
- Local guide
- Trail snacks
- Hydration (bottled water and sports drink)
- Water bottle
- Beyond Outdoor Adventures shirt