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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      These are trails systems close to downtown.
      Region Details
      • 18
      • 4
      • 46
      • 109
      • 42
      • 17

      Region Status
      Open as of 2 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      237
      Trails Mountain Bike
      236
      Trails E-Bike
      173
      Trails Hike
      235
      Trails Trail Running
      235
      Trails Horse
      34
      Total Distance
      285 miles
      Total Descent
      47,300 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,721 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,769 ft
      Reports
      2,468
      Photos
      817
      Ridden Counter
      3,879

      Popular Central Phoenix Mountain Biking Trails

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      Pima Wash Connect
      South Mountain Park
      Pima Canyon Dirt Road
      South Mountain Park
      Mormon Loop
      South Mountain Park
      Javelina
      South Mountain Park
      Secret
      South Mountain Park
      Desert Classic
      South Mountain Park
      Corona Conn
      South Mountain Park
      National
      South Mountain Park
      Entrance Trail
      South Mountain Park
      Christiansen (100)
      Phoenix Mountains Preserve
      Beverly Canyon
      South Mountain Park
      Apache Wash Loop
      Phoenix Sonoran Preserve
      Ocotillo
      Phoenix Sonoran Preserve
      Warpaint Loop
      South Mountain Park
      Bronco Flats
      South Mountain Park

      Central Phoenix Mountain Bike Routes

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      National Loop
      South Mountain Park
      12 miles
      East National to Pima Canyon Trailhead
      South Mountain Park
      5 miles
      Bursera Alta Kiwanis Loop
      South Mountain Park
      21 miles
      Pyramid National Gila Loop
      South Mountain Park
      12 miles
      SoMo Rollingpin
      South Mountain Park
      10 miles
      MPHS TT v2.0
      South Mountain Park
      6 miles
      WesternStar_Bus-Stop
      Central Phoenix
      10 miles
      Desert Classic to Helipad
      South Mountain Park
      15 miles
      Phoenix Cycling
      Phoenix Sonoran Preserve
      6 miles
      Fat Man's Pass Loop
      South Mountain Park
      4 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 37 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 116 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 895 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance

      Photos of Central Phoenix Mountain Bike

      trail: National
      1,222 |
      Aug 11, 2017 @ 5:24am
      Aug 11, 2017
      | 2 comments
      trail: National
      778 |
      Aug 8, 2017 @ 12:08pm
      Aug 8, 2017
      trail: Javelina
      248 |
      Jun 25, 2017 @ 6:42pm
      Jun 25, 2017
      trail: Javelina
      233 |
      Jun 25, 2017 @ 6:42pm
      Jun 25, 2017

      Videos of Central Phoenix Mountain Bike

      7:11 | 77 | Jan 11, 2019
      South Mountain alt line
      trail: National
      0:15 | 390 | Nov 26, 2018
      2:16 | 56 | Jul 23, 2018
      Pivot Mach 5.5 Carbon: tech talk with Aaron...
      trail: Javelina
      3:57 | 404 | May 23, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1314440keegnanistanwishlisttrailWarpaint Loop and 3 more
      Oct 28, 2020 @ 12:01pm
      4 hours
      user #2472944bcrufus3riddentrailApache Wash Loop and 1 more
      Oct 27, 2020 @ 5:16pm
      23 hours
      user #1649877erkkilaurilariddentrailBursera
      Oct 27, 2020 @ 4:19pm
      1 days
      user #1160072Jefgold1addreportHelipad and 3 more
      Oct 27, 2020 @ 9:11am
      1 days
      user #2121167ghubertsaddreportMormon Loop
      Oct 27, 2020 @ 7:23am
      1 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2232507rylanharrison08trailBronco FlatsVery easy bypass for Desert Classic. Really...
      Oct 26, 2020 @ 8:58pm
      2 days
      user #1649877erkkilaurilatrailBajadaI don't understand all the hate for Bajada. I...
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 3:40pm
      Oct 19, 2020
      user #1807372jeff-blantontrailSIdewinderGreat long range views and desert scenery. ...
      Oct 15, 2020 @ 10:22am
      Oct 15, 2020
      user #2222523SteidlmtrailBajadaI concur with HLEW! This trail is a suckfest....
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 9:15am
      Oct 2, 2020
      user #1887612Cjsand1trailNew Trail #1 (Goat Bypass)This trail is amazing. Both directions are...
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 4:38pm
      Sep 27, 2020

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