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      McDowell Mountain Regional Park offers over 40 miles of hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding trails. Park Trails range in length from 0.5 miles to 15.3 miles and range in difficulty from easy to strenuous. Those looking for an easy hike should try the North Trail at 3.1 miles. Those looking for a good workout for themselves or their horses should try the Pemberton at 15.3 miles. Always remember to carry plenty of water and let someone know where you are going.

      All trails are multi-use unless otherwise designated. All trail users are encouraged to practice proper trail etiquette.

      Always remember to carry plenty of water and let someone know where you are going.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Region Details
      • 11
      • 23
      • 15
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of May 15, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      57
      Trails Mountain Bike
      66
      Trails E-Bike
      65
      Trails Horse
      19
      Trails Hike
      66
      Trails Trail Running
      66
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      2
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Total Distance
      100 miles
      Total Descent
      8,284 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,221 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,764 ft
      Reports
      1,072
      Photos
      205
      Ridden Counter
      42,594

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      Arizona's 5 Most Popular Trail Networks According to Trailforks Data
      Oct 19, 2021 from pinkbike.com
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      Photos of McDowell Mountain Regional Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Bluff
      62 |
      Sep 19, 2021 @ 3:16pm
      Sep 19, 2021
      trail: Bluff
      65 |
      Sep 19, 2021 @ 3:16pm
      Sep 19, 2021
      trail: Coachwhip
      147 |
      Aug 15, 2020 @ 9:47am
      Aug 15, 2020
      trail: Sport Loop
      250 |
      May 15, 2018 @ 1:29pm
      May 15, 2018
      trail: Sport Loop
      205 |
      May 15, 2018 @ 1:28pm
      May 15, 2018
      211 |
      Mar 30, 2018 @ 9:46pm
      Mar 30, 2018
      trail: Long Loop
      155 |
      Mar 8, 2018 @ 5:58pm
      Mar 8, 2018
      trail: Long Loop
      207 |
      Mar 8, 2018 @ 5:58pm
      Mar 8, 2018

      Videos of McDowell Mountain Regional Park Mountain Bike

      FULL TRAIL - Granite Trail -
      trail: Granite
      8 | Nov 26, 2023
      FULL TRAIL - Granite Trail
      trail: Granite
      3 | Nov 26, 2023
      FULL SECTION - Pemberton NE
      12 | Nov 26, 2023
      FULL TRAIL - Lariat Trail
      trail: Lariat
      13 | Nov 26, 2023
      FULL TRAIL - Shalmo Wash Tr
      15 | Nov 26, 2023
      Scenic Trail
      trail: Scenic
      11 | Nov 25, 2023
      Escondido Trail
      21 | Nov 25, 2023
      Cinch Trail
      trail: Cinch
      15 | Nov 24, 2023

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Ittb19riddenrouteactivity #52884858
      May 20, 2024 @ 8:42am
      May 20, 2024
      twowheeledwandererupdaterouteactivity #52877636
      May 20, 2024 @ 5:58am
      May 20, 2024
      jontomosiczwishlistrouteactivity #52753543
      May 17, 2024 @ 9:55pm
      May 17, 2024
      smhogenaddreportactivity #52666627 and 3 more
      May 15, 2024 @ 9:14pm
      May 15, 2024
      Pierreandjanicewishlistregionactivity #52554854
      May 13, 2024 @ 1:13pm
      May 13, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      SacyourkingtrailSport LoopTail of two trails, first half boring slow ,...
      Feb 3, 2024 @ 10:56am
      Feb 3, 2024
      ghubertstrailDixie Mine TrailH
      Dec 2, 2023 @ 6:05am
      Dec 2, 2023
      breta360trailEscondido TrailI rode this trail in Dec and would have agreed...
      Feb 19, 2023 @ 4:25pm
      Feb 19, 2023
      Adventurejunky1trailDixie Mine TrailLook at the graph. It is not a “gentle...
      Nov 28, 2022 @ 7:10am
      Nov 28, 2022
      EdwardIQty6ntrailEscondido TrailThis trail is not green. It’s super fun but...
      Nov 24, 2022 @ 3:37pm
      Nov 24, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      McDowell Sonoran Preserve 24 37 12 34.4 km
      Pinacle Peak Park7.8 km
      Brown's Ranch 62 49 23 18.7 km
      Hawes 21 35 20 613.4 km
      Desert Trails Park 2 4 115.1 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike6695 miles7,687 ft41 miles1,220 ft
      #131#572021,0713433,357
      E-Bike6594 miles7,687 ft41 miles1,220 ft
      #56#19398111,199
      Horse1934 miles2,631 ft17 miles1,001 ft
      #22#183022
      Hike6689 miles7,198 ft39 miles1,220 ft
      #95#501,058524
      Trail Running6689 miles7,198 ft39 miles1,220 ft
      #94#491,0582550
      Dirtbike/Moto29 miles358 ft6 miles289 ft
      2604
      ATV/ORV/OHV29 miles358 ft6 miles289 ft
      26015
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