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      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      180
      Trails Mountain Bike
      150
      Trails E-Bike
      15
      Trails Horse
      47
      Trails Hike
      172
      Trails Trail Running
      164
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      18
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      15
      Total Distance
      371 miles
      Total Descent
      55,984 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,015 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,827 ft
      Reports
      326
      Photos
      270
      Ridden Counter
      7,856

      Popular Cottonwood Area Mountain Biking Trails

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      Thumper (131)
      Dead Horse Ranch State Park
      Bones
      Dead Horse Ranch State Park
      Lower Raptor Hill (181)
      Dead Horse Ranch State Park
      Rust Bucket
      Dead Horse Ranch State Park
      Connector
      Dead Horse Ranch State Park
      Little Yeager
      Mingus Mtn.
      Yeager Cabin
      Mingus Mtn.
      Mesa
      Dead Horse Ranch State Park
      Mesa
      Dead Horse Ranch State Park
      Coconino
      Dead Horse Ranch State Park
      350
      Mingus Mtn.
      Raptor Bypass
      Dead Horse Ranch State Park
      Bones-Raptor Connector
      Dead Horse Ranch State Park
      557 Bullseye
      Blowout Wash
      Raptor Bypass
      Dead Horse Ranch State Park

      Cottonwood Area Mountain Bike Routes

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      Dead Horse Ranch Figure 8
      Cottonwood
      17 miles
      VVCC - Blowout Butte Loop Cottonwood AZ
      Blowout Wash
      10 miles
      VVCC - Blowout Upper and Lower Loops
      Yavapai College
      13 miles
      VVCC - Cornville Loops
      Cornville
      11 miles
      2023 VVR 18 Mile Loop
      Dead Horse Ranch State Park
      18 miles
      VVCC - Dead Horse Ranch Poker Ride
      Dead Horse Ranch State Park
      9 miles
      VVCC - Copper Canyon
      Camp Verde
      10 miles
      VVCC - Wickiup Mesa
      Wickiup Mesa Trails
      10 miles
      Verde Valley Rally 30 Miler
      Dead Horse Ranch State Park
      30 miles
      VVCC - Dead Horse Ranch Longer Poker Ride
      Dead Horse Ranch State Park
      14 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      Yesterday
      • 14 rides
      Past Week
      • 50 rides

      Photos of Cottonwood Area Mountain Bike

      123 |
      Nov 28, 2021 @ 6:54am
      Nov 28, 2021
      104 |
      Nov 27, 2021 @ 8:14pm
      Nov 27, 2021
      185 |
      Jan 19, 2021 @ 10:51am
      Jan 19, 2021
      281 |
      Dec 24, 2020 @ 10:16am
      Dec 24, 2020
      245 |
      May 27, 2020 @ 8:03am
      May 27, 2020
      203 |
      May 26, 2020 @ 3:57pm
      May 26, 2020
      trail: Bones
      423 |
      Mar 25, 2018 @ 9:27am
      Mar 25, 2018
      trail: Bones
      601 |
      Nov 29, 2015 @ 6:05pm
      Nov 29, 2015

      Videos of Cottonwood Area Mountain Bike

      bucked a little and crashed
      0:18 | 143 | Jul 19, 2020
      The Rowdy Mighty Mingus
      3:02 | 288 | Aug 23, 2016
      Mingus Mountain Trail 533
      5:33 | 439 | Jul 27, 2013
      28th Street
      4:53 | 684 | Jan 9, 2012
      youtuber Everywhere You Go: Chunk And Flow
      10:39 | 70 | Mar 27, 2024 , Cottonwood
      youtuber I Am So Excited To Ride With This Amazing Guy!
      8:30 | 41 | Mar 27, 2024 , Cottonwood
      youtuber I Had A Blast At Dead Horse State Park, Az!
      11:26 | 43 | Mar 27, 2024 , Cottonwood
      youtuber I Am So Excited To Ride With This Amazing Guy!
      8:30 | 35 | Mar 27, 2024 , Cottonwood

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      Nasafariddentrailactivity #55962520
      Jul 20, 2024 @ 11:10pm
      14 hours
      bubba31147riddentrailactivity #55850971
      Jul 18, 2024 @ 6:31pm
      3 days
      ecrurefusevotetrailactivity #55831293
      Jul 18, 2024 @ 11:04am
      Jul 18, 2024
      ArelZaddreportactivity #55630648 and 1 more
      Jul 14, 2024 @ 9:02am
      Jul 14, 2024
      msmcfateupdatetrailactivity #55560609
      Jul 13, 2024 @ 4:55am
      Jul 13, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      themassturmindtrailMingus Black CanyonStill an extremely high risk MTB trail. (I...
      Jun 3, 2024 @ 3:59am
      Jun 3, 2024
      IrishragamuffintrailYeager CabinDefinitely has gotten more janky and it's...
      Apr 22, 2024 @ 10:32pm
      Apr 22, 2024
      IrishragamuffintrailYeager CanyonDouble black at top (1/4 mile in) cause of 3-4...
      Apr 22, 2024 @ 10:22pm
      Apr 22, 2024
      IrishragamuffintrailLittle YeagerOne of the best downhills in AZ. Lots of flow,...
      Apr 22, 2024 @ 10:16pm
      Apr 22, 2024
      johnputmantrailBill Ensign (182)Riding DH for years and never turned off Lime...
      Feb 17, 2024 @ 6:44pm
      Feb 17, 2024

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike150273 miles31,827 ft111 miles5,016 ft
      2353252613,296
      E-Bike1571 miles3,655 ft23 miles4,409 ft
      248291
      Horse47144 miles27,129 ft65 miles4,685 ft
      35634
      Hike172322 miles52,844 ft141 miles5,016 ft
      2932321,784
      Trail Running164295 miles41,161 ft120 miles4,754 ft
      1323565
      Dirtbike/Moto1881 miles4,350 ft26 miles4,409 ft
      24468
      ATV/ORV/OHV1552 miles2,546 ft16 miles4,409 ft
      419
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