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      The most popular mountain biking destination for Flagstaff, this riding area includes tech, flow, jumps, views and good times.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: National Forest
      Little Elden Spring Parking google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 10
      • 17
      • 32
      • 6
      • 7
      • 2

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jul 25, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      75
      Trails Mountain Bike
      77
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      78
      Trails Trail Running
      78
      Trails Horse
      40
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      2
      Trails Snowshoe
      2
      Trails Nordic Ski
      2
      Total Distance
      95 miles
      Total Descent
      23,866 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,535 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,285 ft
      Reports
      756
      Photos
      412
      Ridden Counter
      12,570

      Photos of MEDL (Mount Elden Dry Lakes) Mountain Bike

      12 |
      May 22, 2022 @ 8:59pm
      May 22, 2022
      trail: Jedi
      16 |
      May 8, 2022 @ 6:44am
      May 8, 2022
      trail: Jedi
      20 |
      May 8, 2022 @ 6:43am
      May 8, 2022
      trail: Jedi
      24 |
      May 8, 2022 @ 6:43am
      May 8, 2022
      143 |
      Feb 7, 2022 @ 4:10pm
      Feb 7, 2022
      19 |
      Dec 13, 2021 @ 6:10am
      Dec 13, 2021
      21 |
      Nov 4, 2021 @ 2:23pm
      Nov 4, 2021
      21 |
      Sep 30, 2021 @ 4:59pm
      Sep 30, 2021

      Videos of MEDL (Mount Elden Dry Lakes) Mountain Bike

      Pickle Drop Slide Out
      53 | Jun 29, 2022
      Hardtail Rippin
      trail: Lone Eagle
      273 | Oct 8, 2021
      trail: Heart
      22:09 | 396 | Oct 13, 2020
      Top of Private Reserve
      0:16 | 541 | Sep 8, 2020
      Private Reserve Happy Ending Crash
      0:06 | 1160 | Aug 7, 2020
      Private Reserve Happy Ending Crash
      0:06 | | Aug 7, 2020
      Owen didn't pull up
      trail: Lone Eagle
      0:10 | 1573 | Jun 4, 2020
      My. Elden
      trail: Wasabi
      4:09 | 356 | Oct 28, 2017

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      AZT - Schultz Creek
      Jul 25, 2022 @ 1:48pm
      Jul 25, 2022
      WetaleianClosed due to Pipeline fire but rode...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Lower Brookbank
      Jul 31, 2022 @ 12:51pm
      Jul 31, 2022
      IdealSomewhat washed out at the bottom and...davcaz
      Brookbank
      Jul 31, 2022 @ 12:51pm
      Jul 31, 2022
      IdealPretty great dirtdavcaz
      Schultz Creek
      Jul 25, 2022 @ 1:47pm
      Jul 25, 2022
      WetClosed due to Pipeline fire but rode...aleian
      Sunset (Lower)
      Jul 25, 2022 @ 1:44pm
      Jul 25, 2022
      WetPost monsoon. Technically closed due to...aleian
      Scarlet Begonias
      Jul 12, 2022 @ 5:42pm
      Jul 12, 2022
      DrySandy and loose rocks, but enjoyable when...SquintsMcCrakken
      Night Ranger
      Jul 12, 2022 @ 5:42pm
      Jul 12, 2022
      DrySquintsMcCrakken
      Heart
      Jul 12, 2022 @ 7:13am
      Jul 12, 2022
      IdealThe trail will always be loose, but it's...jweleber
      Private Reserve Access Road
      Jun 29, 2022 @ 7:51pm
      Jun 29, 2022
      DryPrivate is good to go, was dusty 6/28 but...ponderosatrey
      TV Trail
      Jun 29, 2022 @ 7:51pm
      Jun 29, 2022
      DryPrivate is good to go, was dusty 6/28 but...ponderosatrey
      Private Reserve
      Jun 29, 2022 @ 7:51pm
      Jun 29, 2022
      DryPrivate is good to go, was dusty 6/28 but...ponderosatrey

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2579834PeetvscommenttrailAZT - Rocky Ridge Trail
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 8:38pm
      1 day
      user #3108691superpants92wishlistrouteHeart Circuit and 1 more
      Aug 6, 2022 @ 7:37pm
      2 days
      user #3108691superpants92wishlisttrailAZT - Little Elden Trail and 2 more
      Aug 6, 2022 @ 7:12pm
      2 days
      user #3043853mFi3F5riddentrailPickle
      Aug 5, 2022 @ 10:53pm
      Aug 5, 2022
      user #1591737jagged155wishlisttrailAZT - Sandy Seep and 7 more
      Aug 5, 2022 @ 9:32am
      Aug 5, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #2579834PeetvstrailAZT - Rocky Ridge TrailThis trail was was closed today. 7 August 2022
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 8:38pm
      1 day
      user #2786858gummiebeartrailRocky Ridge TrailEast to west this is a solidly difficult Blue....
      Jul 23, 2022 @ 4:13pm
      Jul 23, 2022
      user #1335142AmpfrogtrailForces Of NatureCheck out...
      Jul 22, 2022 @ 3:13am
      Jul 22, 2022
      user #1335142AmpfrogtrailForces Of NatureAfter riding many more blue and black diamond...
      Jul 22, 2022 @ 2:44am
      Jul 22, 2022
      user #2075919Nc72922trailSunset (Lower)Fun and flowy. Lots of hikers.
      Jun 13, 2022 @ 6:47pm
      Jun 13, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Fort Valley Trail System 8 15 42.9 km
      Observatory Mesa 3 14.7 km
      Campbell Mesa Trail System 7 2 15.3 km
      San Francisco Peaks 3 13 16.5 km
      Walnut Canyon 6 18 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike7793 miles22,077 ft51 miles2,536 ft
      #387#193403756137,044
      E-Bike2
      #1,07939876
      Hike7895 miles23,865 ft53 miles2,536 ft
      #260#150875212470
      Trail Running7895 miles23,865 ft53 miles2,536 ft
      #260#14875210566
      Horse4060 miles11,224 ft31 miles2,536 ft
      #16#15135315
      Dirtbike/Moto219 miles2,192 ft12 miles1,329 ft
      2111
      Snowshoe2
      #6975
      Nordic Ski2
      #78811
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