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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

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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%
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
      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
      Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
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      • 23
      • 5


      Caution on Dec 7, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #284
      State Ranking
      #9
      Trails (view details)
      36
      Trails Mountain Bike
      35
      Trails Hike
      36
      Trails Trail Running
      36
      Total Distance
      50 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      26 miles
      Total Descent
      11,662 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,689 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,057 ft
      Reports
      120
      Photos
      174
      Ridden Counter
      3,269

      Photos of Thumb Butte Mountain Bike

      5 |
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 4:26pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      264 - West Spruce, My City
      4 |
      Dec 12, 2018 @ 10:59am
      Dec 12, 2018
      Thumb Butte Dirt Road
      4 |
      Dec 12, 2018 @ 10:58am
      Dec 12, 2018
      Thumb Butte Dirt Road
      6 |
      Dec 12, 2018 @ 9:17am
      Dec 12, 2018
      Thumb Butte Road section
      more photos »

      Videos of Thumb Butte Mountain Bike

      2018 Whiskey Off-Road - 15, 30 or 50 miles of...
      3:25 | 42 | Dec 17, 2018
      Trail 366 Prescott AZ
      17:47 | 18 | Dec 1, 2018 , Prescott
      Trail 51 Prescott AZ
      trail: 51
      15:01 | 9 | Dec 1, 2018 , Prescott
      Trail 260 Prescott, AZ Mountain Biking Arizona
      17:57 | 23 | Dec 1, 2018 , Prescott
      more videos »

      Thumb Butte Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Tour of Thumb Butte and The Pines(EP)
      25 miles
      Whiskey Off-Road 30 Proof (2018) race
      30 miles
      8 mi Thumb Butte Loop
      8 miles
      Whiskey Off-Road 15 Proof (2018) race
      18 miles

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1426700TwoDustysolestrail333 - HoneybucketFun downhill with lots of rock challenges.
      Oct 18, 2017 @ 2:41pm
      Oct 18, 2017
      user #1317383JaviBramatrailEast Copper (260)Very loose but a complete blast!
      Sep 19, 2017 @ 9:10am
      Sep 19, 2017
      user #1099771djakestrail333 - HoneybucketWill administer of this trail delete the old one?
      Jun 12, 2017 @ 4:25pm
      Jun 12, 2017
      user #1127554DeeEmCeetrail321 - Butte CreekThey need to put a sign at that "tight left...
      Jan 9, 2017 @ 2:55pm
      Jan 9, 2017
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      Recent Activity

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