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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 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
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Trail Popularity ?
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Nov 9, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      38
      Trails Mountain Bike
      34
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      40
      Trails Trail Running
      40
      Trails Horse
      1
      Total Distance
      116 miles
      Total Descent
      17,821 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,168 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,933 ft
      Reports
      90
      Photos
      180
      Ridden Counter
      1,551

      Photos of Payson Mountain Bike

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      Nov 4, 2021 @ 10:09am
      Nov 4, 2021
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      Nov 4, 2021 @ 10:08am
      Nov 4, 2021
      1 |
      Nov 4, 2021 @ 10:08am
      Nov 4, 2021
      2 |
      Nov 4, 2021 @ 10:01am
      Nov 4, 2021
      6 |
      Nov 2, 2021 @ 8:50am
      Nov 2, 2021
      trail: 200 Trail
      10 |
      Oct 20, 2021 @ 9:31pm
      Oct 20, 2021
      100 |
      Jun 17, 2019 @ 11:21pm
      Jun 17, 2019
      348 |
      Oct 24, 2014 @ 11:52am
      Oct 24, 2014

      Videos of Payson Mountain Bike

      Extra credit slickrock section on Highline
      0:17 | 502 | Aug 4, 2016
      Horton Creek Trail | The Rim | Payson, AZ |...
      6:55 | 41 | Aug 10, 2021 , Payson
      Payson's Highline - Mountain Biking
      14:26 | 73 | Apr 9, 2021 , Payson
      Descending The Rim - Military Sinkhole Trail |...
      9:05 | 112 | Feb 23, 2021 , Payson
      youtuber Exploring Arizona's High Alpine Trails -...
      9:42 | 203 | Jun 10, 2020 , Payson
      Military Sinkhole DH
      3:42 | 233 | Mar 19, 2019 , Payson
      Arizona's Other Highline Trail - Payson, AZ!!!
      14:59 | 868 | May 29, 2018 , Payson

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Peach Orchard Trail
      Nov 9, 2021 @ 12:36pm
      Nov 9, 2021
      DryRickus420 The last 40% of this trail (coming from...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Highline Trail (Derrick to Horton Springs)
      Nov 4, 2021 @ 10:22am
      Nov 4, 2021
      Variableibjgriswoldill defined and not maintained.
      Highline Trail (260 TH to See Canyon)
      Nov 2, 2021 @ 8:58am
      Nov 2, 2021
      IdealRickus420The best trail anywhere near Payson. Park...
      Military Sinkhole Trail #179
      Aug 14, 2021 @ 7:55am
      Aug 14, 2021
      Idealk-n-i-x-o-nTrail is running good. The heavy monsoon...
      Highline Trail (See Canyon to Derrick Trail)
      Aug 14, 2021 @ 7:55am
      Aug 14, 2021
      Dryk-n-i-x-o-nTrail is running good.
      Derrick Trail
      Aug 14, 2021 @ 7:55am
      Aug 14, 2021
      Dryk-n-i-x-o-nJust as rough as always, but no issues on...
      Houston Loop Trail
      Apr 22, 2021 @ 1:21pm
      Apr 22, 2021
      Very Drycwillie30 Fun exciting and challenging Trail. It...
      Cypress Trail North
      Feb 19, 2021 @ 9:54am
      Feb 19, 2021
      Idealjohnlake
      Connector
      Feb 19, 2021 @ 9:54am
      Feb 19, 2021
      Idealjohnlake
      Connector
      Feb 19, 2021 @ 9:54am
      Feb 19, 2021
      Idealjohnlake
      Highline Trail (FS144 to Washington Park)
      Jun 3, 2020 @ 6:00pm
      Jun 3, 2020
      DryMitchV1Trail very rideable. Solid blue with a...

      Activity Feed

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      user #2861752Rickus420riddentrail200 Trail Extension
      Nov 30, 2021 @ 8:48pm
      6 hours
      user #1005218mvmortenriddentrailCypress Trail North
      Nov 22, 2021 @ 9:10pm
      Nov 22, 2021
      user #2891248OscarJklE75wishlisttrailHighline Trail (260 TH to See Canyon)
      Nov 22, 2021 @ 7:48pm
      Nov 22, 2021
      user #1527162DouglasdavisriddentrailHighline Trail (Horton Springs to Fish Hatchery)
      Nov 21, 2021 @ 5:47pm
      Nov 21, 2021
      user #2911011mharper12wishlisttrailHighline Trail (FS144 to Washington Park)
      Nov 20, 2021 @ 3:21pm
      Nov 20, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2861752Rickus420reportHouston Loop TrailCompletely agree! People complain about this...
      Nov 2, 2021 @ 8:52am
      Nov 2, 2021
      user #2861752Rickus420trailHouston Loop TrailSome fun berms and technical downhills. A lot...
      Nov 2, 2021 @ 8:49am
      Nov 2, 2021
      user #1542781veloaltrailHighline Trail (260 TH to See Canyon)I really enjoyed riding this trail. It’s a...
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 8:38pm
      Sep 20, 2021
      user #1488951MTrainortrailHighline Trail (FS144 to Washington Park)Trail is in good shape. Despite the regional...
      May 20, 2021 @ 11:51am
      May 20, 2021
      user #2373383ChuccotrailHighline Trail (260 TH to See Canyon)The north west downhill is literally the best...
      May 8, 2021 @ 12:32pm
      May 8, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike34100 miles15,246 ft44 miles3,392 ft
      #2,293#9931849041,178
      E-Bike26 miles614 ft2 miles1,552 ft
      #1,313#2597517
      Hike40116 miles17,822 ft51 miles4,170 ft
      #1,825#9022104346
      Trail Running40116 miles17,822 ft51 miles4,170 ft
      #1,829#90410427
      Horse12 miles466 ft1 mile469 ft
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