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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Caution on Oct 19, 2018
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,435
      State Ranking
      #35
      Trails (view details)
      55
      Trails Mountain Bike
      55
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      55
      Trails Trail Running
      55
      Trails Horse
      1
      Total Distance
      186 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      78 miles
      Total Descent
      24,951 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,398 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,937 ft
      Reports
      61
      Photos
      118
      Ridden Counter
      338
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Payson Mountain Bike

      3 |
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 8:19pm
      Oct 21, 2018
      Highline Trail #31 (260 TH to...
      5 |
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 8:19pm
      Oct 21, 2018
      Highline Trail #31 (260 TH to...
      3 |
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 8:19pm
      Oct 21, 2018
      Highline Trail #31 (260 TH to...
      2 |
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 8:18pm
      Oct 21, 2018
      Highline Trail #31 (260 TH to...
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      Videos of Payson Mountain Bike

      Extra credit slickrock section on Highline
      0:17 | 231 | Aug 4, 2016
      Arizona's Other Highline Trail - Payson, AZ!!!
      14:59 | 128 | May 29, 2018 , Payson
      Aspen Trail in the Carr Lake System
      2:56 | 366 | Jun 25, 2016 , Payson
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      Payson Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      260 - See - Derrick
      14 miles
      AES Cabin Fever 2018
      34 miles
      260-See-Derrick Highline Trail
      14 miles
      See Canyon to Tonto Creek
      7 miles

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1683031PhilipdemmontrailBoulders Loop TrailFun trail for but not meant for bikes in my...
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 12:04pm
      Dec 16, 2018
      user #1515625jamesjill98trailRim Lake VistaVery rough on eastern section.
      Aug 25, 2018 @ 9:58pm
      Aug 25, 2018
      user #1515625jamesjill98trailAspen Trail #411 NorthA lot of logging and thinning of the trees....
      Aug 24, 2018 @ 11:39am
      Aug 24, 2018
      user #1108999TC-FLOWCLYDEtrailDrew TrailIt's got potential... I'm no DHer and this was...
      Aug 9, 2018 @ 6:21pm
      Aug 9, 2018
      user #1062694JEDAZMTNBKRtrailDrew TrailAwesome DH Trail. Steep
      Aug 5, 2018 @ 1:51pm
      Aug 5, 2018
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      Recent Activity

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1511791stupladgeaddridelogNov 24, 2018 ride log and 2 more
      Jan 12, 2019 @ 4:16am
      Jan 12, 2019
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrail200 Trail Extension
      Jan 7, 2019 @ 7:27pm
      Jan 7, 2019
      user #1209170Z0naaddridelogDec 30, 2018 ride log
      Dec 30, 2018 @ 3:05pm
      Dec 30, 2018
      user #1559433chromegurlriddentrailHouston Trail and 3 more
      Dec 28, 2018 @ 10:56pm
      Dec 28, 2018
      user #1598054oldsimobileaddridelogDec 20, 2018 ride log
      Dec 20, 2018 @ 1:35pm
      Dec 20, 2018
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      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Cabin Loops 2 2 2 210.5 km
      Carr Lake Trails 12 616.2 km
      White Mountains22 km
      Willow Springs 323.3 km
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