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      Soaring to 6,514 feet, Thumb Butte is Prescott’s iconic natural landmark. The entire recreation area is one of the most popular destinations in the Prescott National Forest. Beginner through advanced single track weaves across a landscape of rolling hills and granite outcrops while passing through a variety of vegetation.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: National Forest
      Parking google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 6
      • 3
      • 28
      • 7

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jul 27, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      46
      Trails Mountain Bike
      44
      Trails E-Bike
      6
      Trails Hike
      46
      Trails Trail Running
      46
      Trails Horse
      3
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      2
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Total Distance
      76 miles
      Total Descent
      15,513 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,769 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,056 ft
      Reports
      366
      Photos
      230
      Ridden Counter
      12,073

      Photos of Thumb Butte Mountain Bike

      16 |
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 6:36pm
      Jun 16, 2021
      trail: Cold Springs
      212 |
      Nov 8, 2015 @ 7:01pm
      Nov 8, 2015
      trail: Cold Springs
      170 |
      Nov 8, 2015 @ 7:00pm
      Nov 8, 2015
      61 |
      Oct 28, 2015 @ 7:36pm
      Oct 28, 2015
      50 |
      Oct 28, 2015 @ 7:36pm
      Oct 28, 2015
      51 |
      Oct 28, 2015 @ 7:35pm
      Oct 28, 2015
      180 |
      Oct 27, 2015 @ 4:41pm
      Oct 27, 2015
      138 |
      Oct 27, 2015 @ 4:40pm
      Oct 27, 2015

      Videos of Thumb Butte Mountain Bike

      West Trail in :60
      1:00 | 85 | Apr 15, 2020
      2018 Whiskey Off-Road - 15, 30 or 50 miles of...
      3:25 | 258 | Dec 17, 2018
      Prescott Flow - Mountain Biking
      9:46 | 45 | Apr 6, 2021 , Prescott
      Prescott Flow - Mountain Biking
      9:46 | 38 | Apr 6, 2021 , Prescott
      Trail 367 Prescott AZ Mountain Biking Arizona
      11:05 | 70 | Sep 21, 2020 , Prescott
      Trail 387 Prescott AZ Mountain Biking Arizona
      7:26 | 51 | Aug 27, 2020 , Prescott
      Trail 393 Prescott AZ Mountain Biking Arizona...
      14:05 | 137 | Aug 10, 2020 , Prescott
      Trail 322 Prescott AZ Mountain Biking Arizona...
      9:37 | 122 | Aug 3, 2020 , Prescott

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Parkers Climb
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 10:33am
      Jul 25, 2021
      IdealbbiggsHero dirt!
      West Spruce Connector
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 10:33am
      Jul 25, 2021
      UnknownbbiggsHero dirt!
      Parker's Canyon
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 10:33am
      Jul 25, 2021
      Very DrybbiggsHero dirt!
      Williams Peak Trail
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 10:33am
      Jul 25, 2021
      IdealbbiggsHero dirt!
      318 - West Trail
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 10:33am
      Jul 25, 2021
      IdealbbiggsHero dirt!
      Bonanza
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 9:53am
      Jul 25, 2021
      Idealcsheets☠️ Epic bro!!!!
      325 - Firewater
      Jul 17, 2021 @ 9:26am
      Jul 17, 2021
      IdealcsheetsFun and fast. The dirt was perfect and I...
      326 - Thumb Butte Bypass
      Jul 8, 2021 @ 5:09am
      Jul 8, 2021
      DryemmellayMinor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts...
      392 - Garden Grove
      Jul 8, 2021 @ 5:08am
      Jul 8, 2021
      DryemmellayMinor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts...
      316 - Pine Lakes
      Jul 8, 2021 @ 5:07am
      Jul 8, 2021
      DryemmellayMinor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1555734Jpollockuniquewishlisttrail326 - Thumb Butte Bypass
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 2:34pm
      Jul 29, 2021
      user #1232064bbiggsaddreportParkers Climb and 4 more
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 3:55pm
      Jul 25, 2021
      user #1162111csheetsaddreportWilliams Peak Trail and 1 more
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 2:06pm
      Jul 25, 2021
      user #2493756mrknappriddentrail324 - Garden Party
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 11:15am
      Jul 24, 2021
      user #2530664JessebShLUyriddentrail325 - Firewater
      Jul 23, 2021 @ 12:44pm
      Jul 23, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2681006AbiracmdtrailCentennial TrailIf you enjoy slow, tight, downhill, techy...
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 6:35pm
      Jun 16, 2021
      user #1335142Ampfrogtrail367 - Miller CreekNot an easy cruise west. Stick to the road if...
      Jun 5, 2021 @ 3:10am
      Jun 5, 2021
      user #1335142AmpfrogtrailWolverton SummitUnless you are just "ticking" this for the...
      Jun 5, 2021 @ 3:00am
      Jun 5, 2021
      user #1335142Ampfrogtrail315 - North Thumb ButteDon't expect an easy/flowy climb if riding...
      Jun 5, 2021 @ 2:44am
      Jun 5, 2021
      user #1085536wgwestervelttrail326 - Thumb Butte BypassI really liked this downhill. There are...
      May 8, 2021 @ 6:50pm
      May 8, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Spence Basin 7 14 42.1 km
      Granite Basin 4 13 24.3 km
      Alto Pit 1 55 km
      Goldwater Lakes 5 10 35.4 km
      Brownlow / Pioneer Park 10 195.5 km

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4474 miles15,125 ft41 miles2,769 ft
      #330#156223364189,075
      E-Bike627 miles5,820 ft18 miles2,746 ft
      #1,502#37232144
      Hike4676 miles15,512 ft42 miles2,769 ft
      #226#1172366550
      Trail Running4676 miles15,512 ft42 miles2,769 ft
      #229#1184366138
      Horse315 miles2,923 ft10 miles2,661 ft
      143
      Dirtbike/Moto29 miles2,602 ft7 miles2,231 ft
      1442
      ATV/ORV/OHV29 miles2,602 ft7 miles2,231 ft
      1443
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