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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      488
      Trails Mountain Bike
      556
      Trails E-Bike
      121
      Trails Horse
      177
      Trails Hike
      579
      Trails Trail Running
      558
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      15
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      12
      Total Distance
      594 miles
      Total Descent
      52,431 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,195 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,198 ft
      Reports
      7,767
      Photos
      1,887
      Ridden Counter
      284,677

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      Popular Greater North Valley Mountain Biking Trails

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      Cholla Mtn. Loop
      Brown's Ranch
      Pemberton ST
      McDowell Mountain Regional Park
      Brown's Ranch Rd.
      Brown's Ranch
      Granite Mtn. Loop
      Brown's Ranch
      Watershed Trail
      Brown's Ranch
      Watershed Trail
      Brown's Ranch
      Sport Loop
      McDowell Mountain Regional Park
      Latigo Trail
      Brown's Ranch
      Upper Ranch Trail
      Brown's Ranch
      Dry Gulch Trail
      Brown's Ranch
      Pemberton (E)
      McDowell Mountain Regional Park
      Pemberton (NE)
      McDowell Mountain Regional Park
      Upper Ranch Trail
      Brown's Ranch
      Balanced Rock Trail
      Brown's Ranch
      Granite Mtn. Loop
      Brown's Ranch

      Greater North Valley Mountain Bike Routes

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      Introduction to Brown's
      McDowell Sonoran Preserve
      14 miles
      Pima to Granite Loop
      McDowell Sonoran Preserve
      19 miles
      Pima Dynamite 15 Mile Fun Loop
      Pinacle Peak Park
      16 miles
      Best of Brown's Ranch Loop
      Brown's Ranch
      24 miles
      15 Miles of Scenic Beauty
      McDowell Sonoran Preserve
      15 miles
      Dawn to Dusk 2020 Race Route CCW, Zia Rides
      McDowell Mountain Regional Park
      16 miles
      McDowell Perimeter Loop
      McDowell Sonoran Preserve
      24 miles
      Best of Cave Creek
      Cave Creek Regional Park
      14 miles
      Pemberton
      McDowell Mountain Regional Park
      15 miles
      Tech Loop from Brown's Ranch TH 21 miles
      McDowell Sonoran Preserve
      21 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 16 rides
      Yesterday
      • 52 rides
      Past Week
      • 433 rides

      Photos of Greater North Valley Mountain Bike

      trail: Coachwhip
      147 |
      Aug 15, 2020 @ 9:47am
      Aug 15, 2020
      515 |
      Mar 9, 2019 @ 6:36pm
      Mar 9, 2019
      315 |
      Jul 18, 2018 @ 6:39am
      Jul 18, 2018
      trail: Sport Loop
      250 |
      May 15, 2018 @ 1:29pm
      May 15, 2018
      trail: Sport Loop
      205 |
      May 15, 2018 @ 1:28pm
      May 15, 2018
      trail: Long Loop
      207 |
      Mar 8, 2018 @ 5:58pm
      Mar 8, 2018
      trail: Tom`s Thumb
      264 |
      Apr 23, 2017 @ 4:28pm
      Apr 23, 2017
      trail: Tom`s Thumb
      173 |
      Apr 23, 2017 @ 4:28pm
      Apr 23, 2017

      Videos of Greater North Valley Mountain Bike

      Another Fun Slab
      36 | Jan 31, 2024
      Rock roll up and down
      33 | Jan 31, 2024
      Exit Diablo in Style - Option 1
      32 | Jan 31, 2024
      Warm-up - Roll the Apex
      40 | Jan 31, 2024
      Alt line rock roll
      46 | Jan 31, 2024
      FULL TRAIL - Quartz Trail
      trail: Quartz
      4 | Dec 8, 2023
      FULL TRAIL - Granite Trail -
      trail: Granite
      9 | Nov 26, 2023
      FULL TRAIL - Granite Trail
      trail: Granite
      3 | Nov 26, 2023

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Brown's Mtn.
      Brown's Ranch
      May 22, 2024 @ 7:51am
      May 22, 2024
      WetBrian81wge1Going from South to North today...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Jun 12, 2024 @ 11:33am
      3 hours
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      Jun 12, 2024 @ 6:52am
      7 hours
      msb87riddentrailactivity #53866740
      Jun 9, 2024 @ 4:02pm
      3 days
      JWIATROWSKIaddphotoactivity #53769874
      Jun 7, 2024 @ 11:56am
      Jun 7, 2024
      7SQTCwWNaddreportactivity #53767750 and 4 more
      Jun 7, 2024 @ 11:06am
      Jun 7, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      TriWizardTournamenttrailStagecoach TrailGreen trail without much declines or inclines....
      Apr 9, 2024 @ 4:43pm
      Apr 9, 2024
      AmpfrogtrailWindgate PassRode the direction shown, ended up being no...
      Apr 5, 2024 @ 9:48pm
      Apr 5, 2024
      AmpfrogtrailWestern Bike LoopLots of back-to-back switchbacks, but are a...
      Apr 5, 2024 @ 9:16pm
      Apr 5, 2024
      AmpfrogtrailPromenade TrailSteep slow spin to start, followed by smooth...
      Apr 5, 2024 @ 9:13pm
      Apr 5, 2024
      AmpfrogtrailAndrews-Kinsey TrailIf just finished the climb up Sunrise, this...
      Apr 5, 2024 @ 9:03pm
      Apr 5, 2024

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike551572 miles49,636 ft218 miles5,194 ft
      1,8357,773104127,753
      E-Bike121154 miles10,344 ft56 miles3,018 ft
      266,99934,137
      Horse177186 miles11,332 ft79 miles3,422 ft
      1,725185
      Hike579574 miles51,093 ft217 miles5,194 ft
      547,7383110,008
      Trail Running558574 miles51,093 ft217 miles5,194 ft
      17,72374,209
      Dirtbike/Moto1525 miles1,237 ft13 miles3,159 ft
      1,29093
      Observed Trials14 miles272 ft2 miles279 ft
      101018
      ATV/ORV/OHV1221 miles1,004 ft12 miles3,159 ft
      1,28759
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