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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
      Land Manager: USFS
      Thumb Butte Parking google parking directions
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      Region Details
      • 6
      • 3
      • 29
      • 6

      Region Status
      Open as of May 27, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      49
      Trails Mountain Bike
      44
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      49
      Trails Trail Running
      48
      Trails Horse
      23
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Total Distance
      72 miles
      Total Descent
      12,199 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,769 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,056 ft
      Reports
      501
      Photos
      260
      Ridden Counter
      17,187

      Photos of Thumb Butte Mountain Bike

      8 |
      Jun 2, 2022 @ 3:30pm
      Jun 2, 2022
      trail: Cold Springs
      307 |
      Nov 8, 2015 @ 7:01pm
      Nov 8, 2015
      trail: Cold Springs
      243 |
      Nov 8, 2015 @ 7:00pm
      Nov 8, 2015
      87 |
      Oct 28, 2015 @ 7:36pm
      Oct 28, 2015
      65 |
      Oct 28, 2015 @ 7:36pm
      Oct 28, 2015
      64 |
      Oct 28, 2015 @ 7:35pm
      Oct 28, 2015
      trail: Garden Party
      471 |
      Oct 27, 2015 @ 4:41pm
      Oct 27, 2015
      trail: Garden Party
      389 |
      Oct 27, 2015 @ 4:40pm
      Oct 27, 2015

      Videos of Thumb Butte Mountain Bike

      West Trail in :60
      trail: West Trail
      1:00 | 114 | Apr 15, 2020
      2018 Whiskey Off-Road - 15, 30 or 50 miles of...
      3:25 | 299 | Dec 17, 2018
      Cable Trail (Moto) MTB in Prescott, AZ
      3:04 | 14 | Aug 3, 2022 , Prescott
      Mile-high flow in Prescott, Arizona - Willams...
      9:31 | 16 | Jul 2, 2022 , Prescott
      Prescott AZ: NW Spence Basin (Clown @1:55)
      16:01 | 32 | May 3, 2022 , Prescott
      Spence Basin - Late Fall - Downhill (West @0:31)
      trail: West Trail
      7:33 | 56 | Apr 23, 2022 , Prescott
      Prescott's Wolverton Mountain (Summit Spur @5:26)
      14:55 | 21 | Apr 22, 2022 , Prescott
      Thumb Butte MTB Loop! With Sierra Prieta DH! I...
      11:21 | 138 | Apr 13, 2022 , Prescott

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Sparrow
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 3:24pm
      6 hours
      WetRode it yesterday while the creek was...azradrealtor
      Trail
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 5:30pm
      2 days
      IdealPerfect condition, even with the rain fall.azradrealtor
      Cold Springs
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 5:30pm
      2 days
      Idealgreat condition, even with the rainsazradrealtor
      Circle Connection
      Aug 6, 2022 @ 7:54am
      Aug 6, 2022
      Idealjosuitcase
      Cable Trail (Moto)
      Aug 3, 2022 @ 9:49pm
      Aug 3, 2022
      IdealDirt was amazing!azradrealtor
      Garden Party
      Aug 3, 2022 @ 10:25am
      Aug 3, 2022
      IdealPerfect. Nice and tacky with no mud.johnritter
      Piglet
      Aug 3, 2022 @ 10:25am
      Aug 3, 2022
      IdealPerfect. Nice and tacky with no mud.johnritter
      Water Tower Trail
      Aug 3, 2022 @ 10:25am
      Aug 3, 2022
      IdealPerfect. Nice and tacky with no mud.johnritter
      West Trail
      Jul 22, 2022 @ 8:36am
      Jul 22, 2022
      Very Dryjohnritter
      Williams Peak/Parkers Climb
      Jul 20, 2022 @ 8:14am
      Jul 20, 2022
      Idealjohnritter

      Activity Feed

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      user #2231851azradrealtoraddreportSparrow and 2 more
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 3:25pm
      6 hours
      user #1417836MwharveywishlistrouteFun Twist on Thumb Butte Trails
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 9:45pm
      2 days
      user #1358598josuitcaseaddreportCircle Connection
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 5:25am
      Aug 7, 2022
      user #1721351arob97wishlistrouteSMB Thumb Butte Option 1
      Aug 6, 2022 @ 5:02am
      Aug 6, 2022
      user #2231851azradrealtoraddreportCable Trail (Moto)
      Aug 3, 2022 @ 9:50pm
      Aug 3, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #838700mtb-girltrailSierra PrietaNot sure what all the hype is about. I enjoy...
      May 29, 2022 @ 2:58pm
      May 29, 2022
      user #1485608loamchomskytrailWest Spruce RidgeThis was much faster and more fun than it...
      Apr 23, 2022 @ 8:40pm
      Apr 23, 2022
      user #1485608loamchomskytrailHoneybucketI found it interesting, especially compared to...
      Apr 23, 2022 @ 8:35pm
      Apr 23, 2022
      user #1435570gregvaltrailWest Spruce RidgeUnsanctioned really means "social or...
      Apr 20, 2022 @ 4:14pm
      Apr 20, 2022
      user #1335142AmpfrogtrailFirewater"Climb Difficulty" is black diamond when...
      Jan 12, 2022 @ 2:46am
      Jan 12, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Spence Basin 7 13 52.1 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

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4468 miles11,407 ft37 miles2,769 ft
      #366#1842314992411,752
      E-Bike28 miles1,050 ft5 miles2,146 ft
      #3,920#83442379
      Hike4972 miles12,198 ft39 miles2,769 ft
      #245#139245018814
      Trail Running4872 miles12,156 ft39 miles2,769 ft
      #245#1374501230
      Horse2339 miles6,388 ft23 miles2,753 ft
      1481
      Dirtbike/Moto15 miles869 ft4 miles673 ft
      13614
      ATV/ORV/OHV15 miles869 ft4 miles673 ft
      1366
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      • Admins: PMBA, UMC-s, rowbearto-Prescott
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