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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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 Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Region Details
      • 4
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      • 6

      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 18, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      60
      Trails Mountain Bike
      60
      Trails E-Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      60
      Trails Trail Running
      60
      Trails Horse
      3
      Trails Dirtbike
      3
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      3
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Total Distance
      190 miles
      Total Descent
      24,616 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,398 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,937 ft
      Reports
      125
      Photos
      239
      Ridden Counter
      1,073

      Photos of Payson Mountain Bike

      6 |
      Sep 10, 2020 @ 4:19pm
      Sep 10, 2020
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      Sep 10, 2020 @ 4:19pm
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      Sep 10, 2020 @ 4:19pm
      Sep 10, 2020
      6 |
      Sep 10, 2020 @ 4:18pm
      Sep 10, 2020

      Videos of Payson Mountain Bike

      Extra credit slickrock section on Highline
      0:17 | 427 | Aug 4, 2016
      youtuber Exploring Arizona's High Alpine Trails -...
      9:42 | 100 | Jun 10, 2020 , Payson
      Military Sinkhole DH
      3:42 | 158 | Mar 19, 2019 , Payson
      Arizona's Other Highline Trail - Payson, AZ!!!
      14:59 | 617 | May 29, 2018 , Payson

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Highline Trail (260 TH to See Canyon)
      Aug 15, 2020 @ 2:33pm
      Aug 15, 2020
      DryAlvarado8Trail is in excellent condition
      Military Sinkhole Trail #179
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 4:35pm
      Aug 9, 2020
      Drybig0mikeI don't know what this trail normally...
      Highline Trail (See Canyon to Derrick Trail)
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 1:33pm
      Aug 8, 2020
      DryCB25 Great trail. Smooth in spots, technical...
      Derrick Trail
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 7:40am
      Aug 8, 2020
      DryCB25Trail is rough going. Lots of goat head...
      Ubar
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 11:54am
      Aug 7, 2020
      VariableDPenny
      Wildcat (Forest Rd 99)
      Jul 1, 2020 @ 8:55pm
      Jul 1, 2020
      DryAlvarado8
      Rim Lake Vista
      Jun 11, 2020 @ 6:14pm
      Jun 11, 2020
      Idealjtmen24 Was a nice little trail. Started off...
      Highline Trail (FS144 to Washington Park)
      Jun 3, 2020 @ 6:00pm
      Jun 3, 2020
      DryMitchV1Trail very rideable. Solid blue with a...
      Houston Bros
      May 24, 2020 @ 11:20am
      May 24, 2020
      IdealinstawilliambadasExplore around the top of the natural...
      Houston Loop Trail
      May 24, 2020 @ 8:54am
      May 24, 2020
      Very DryWolfSoulTrail Running OHVs have been ripping this trail up. It...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2001373Ktm300riderwishlisttrailHighline Trail (260 TH to See Canyon)
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 8:34am
      Oct 23, 2020
      user #1574015OPJimcommenttrailFern Gully
      Oct 21, 2020 @ 9:42pm
      Oct 21, 2020
      user #1574015OPJimcommentreportHouston Bros
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 9:45pm
      Oct 18, 2020
      user #1574015OPJimcommenttrailHouston Bros
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 9:45pm
      Oct 18, 2020
      user #2443986GjA69lWwishlisttrailHighline Trail (260 TH to See Canyon) and 1 more
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 10:11am
      Oct 14, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1574015OPJimtrailFern GullyOnce one of the nicest trails, this one is...
      Oct 21, 2020 @ 9:42pm
      Oct 21, 2020
      user #1574015OPJimreportHouston BrosMy geocache. Thanks
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 9:45pm
      Oct 18, 2020
      user #1574015OPJimtrailHouston BrosDisagree with rating. I’ve done the section...
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 9:45pm
      Oct 18, 2020
      user #1574015OPJimtrailFern GullyOnce a very nice section but still recovering...
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 3:03pm
      Oct 9, 2020
      user #1574015OPJimtrailAspen Trail #411 NorthOct 2020 the logging is done and the trails...
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 3:03pm
      Oct 9, 2020

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