16.8 miles
Distance
1,262 ft
Climb
-1,383 ft
Descent
2,095 ft
High Point

Badger Brawl to Sidewinder to Ocotillo counter-clockwise loop.

Detailed Description
Badger Sidewinder Ocotillo Loop is a 17 mile less popular easy route located near Cave Creek Arizona. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 17 trails. This route climbs 1,262 ft with a max elevation of 2,095 ft then descends -1,383 ft.
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113 Reviews & Comments

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Ddemlong (Jul 21, 2022 at 8:28)
Trail Ocotillo
I have only been riding a few months after not having a bike for about 15 years. Def get some miles under your belt first, this was challenging. I am not sure if either my gps, or trail forks is wrong, but each direction was measuring a 742 foot climb, not 424 foot. Total distance also came out to 13.1, not 12.1 miles. Good ride none the less. If I had to rate it, just for the climb really at the end, it's more intermediate/difficult.
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Ddemlong (Jul 21, 2022 at 8:28)
Trail Ocotillo
I have only been riding a few months after not having a bike for about 15 years. Def get some miles under your belt first, this was challenging. I am not sure if either my gps, or trail forks is wrong, but each direction was measuring a 742 foot climb, not 424 foot. Total distance also came out to 13.1, not 12.1 miles. Good ride none the less. If I had to rate it, just for the climb really at the end, it's more intermediate/difficult.
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Ddemlong (Jul 21, 2022 at 8:28)
Trail Ocotillo
I have only been riding a few months after not having a bike for about 15 years. Def get some miles under your belt first, this was challenging. I am not sure if either my gps, or trail forks is wrong, but each direction was measuring a 742 foot climb, not 424 foot. Total distance also came out to 13.1, not 12.1 miles. Good ride none the less. If I had to rate it, just for the climb really at the end, it's more intermediate/difficult.
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Ddemlong (Jul 21, 2022 at 8:28)
Trail Ocotillo
I have only been riding a few months after not having a bike for about 15 years. Def get some miles under your belt first, this was challenging. I am not sure if either my gps, or trail forks is wrong, but each direction was measuring a 742 foot climb, not 424 foot. Total distance also came out to 13.1, not 12.1 miles. Good ride none the less. If I had to rate it, just for the climb really at the end, it's more intermediate/difficult.
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Ampfrog (Jun 14, 2022 at 2:48)
Trail Sidewinder
Numerous spots either direction to get some air (natural jump or drop over jank) along the way to spice things up. Just need to know what to look for, may take a few rides to find them.
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Ampfrog (Jun 14, 2022 at 2:48)
Trail Sidewinder
Numerous spots either direction to get some air (natural jump or drop over jank) along the way to spice things up. Just need to know what to look for, may take a few rides to find them.
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Ampfrog (Jun 14, 2022 at 2:48)
Trail Sidewinder
Numerous spots either direction to get some air (natural jump or drop over jank) along the way to spice things up. Just need to know what to look for, may take a few rides to find them.
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Ampfrog (Jun 14, 2022 at 2:48)
Trail Sidewinder
Numerous spots either direction to get some air (natural jump or drop over jank) along the way to spice things up. Just need to know what to look for, may take a few rides to find them.
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Ampfrog (Jun 14, 2022 at 2:48)
Trail Sidewinder
Numerous spots either direction to get some air (natural jump or drop over jank) along the way to spice things up. Just need to know what to look for, may take a few rides to find them.
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Ampfrog (Jun 14, 2022 at 2:48)
Trail Sidewinder
Numerous spots either direction to get some air (natural jump or drop over jank) along the way to spice things up. Just need to know what to look for, may take a few rides to find them.
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Ampfrog (Jun 14, 2022 at 2:48)
Trail Sidewinder
Numerous spots either direction to get some air (natural jump or drop over jank) along the way to spice things up. Just need to know what to look for, may take a few rides to find them.
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Ampfrog (Jun 14, 2022 at 2:52)
Trail Sidewinder
PS They are within the width of the established trails, please don't ride off trail trying to find them, this is a preserve, not a bike park Smile
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Ampfrog (Jun 14, 2022 at 2:52)
Trail Sidewinder
PS They are within the width of the established trails, please don't ride off trail trying to find them, this is a preserve, not a bike park Smile
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Ampfrog (Jun 14, 2022 at 2:52)
Trail Sidewinder
PS They are within the width of the established trails, please don't ride off trail trying to find them, this is a preserve, not a bike park Smile
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Ampfrog (Jun 14, 2022 at 2:52)
Trail Sidewinder
PS They are within the width of the established trails, please don't ride off trail trying to find them, this is a preserve, not a bike park Smile
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Ampfrog (Jun 14, 2022 at 2:52)
Trail Sidewinder
PS They are within the width of the established trails, please don't ride off trail trying to find them, this is a preserve, not a bike park Smile
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Ampfrog (Jun 14, 2022 at 2:52)
Trail Sidewinder
PS They are within the width of the established trails, please don't ride off trail trying to find them, this is a preserve, not a bike park Smile
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Ampfrog (Jun 14, 2022 at 2:52)
Trail Sidewinder
PS They are within the width of the established trails, please don't ride off trail trying to find them, this is a preserve, not a bike park Smile
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matthenry (Mar 24, 2022 at 8:44)
Dry, loose and rocky
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Ampfrog (Jun 21, 2021 at 4:29)
Trail Ocotillo
In general, it is a lot of easy flowy sections, with the occasional dip down/up through a wash, and a really big hill on the west end (definitely basic rolling over rocks tech skills required to clean it whether climbing or descending). Can easily stop and walk any of it, but probably need to have a few miles under the belt to clean the whole trail either direction.
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Ampfrog (Jun 21, 2021 at 4:29)
Trail Ocotillo
In general, it is a lot of easy flowy sections, with the occasional dip down/up through a wash, and a really big hill on the west end (definitely basic rolling over rocks tech skills required to clean it whether climbing or descending). Can easily stop and walk any of it, but probably need to have a few miles under the belt to clean the whole trail either direction.
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Ampfrog (Jun 21, 2021 at 4:29)
Trail Ocotillo
In general, it is a lot of easy flowy sections, with the occasional dip down/up through a wash, and a really big hill on the west end (definitely basic rolling over rocks tech skills required to clean it whether climbing or descending). Can easily stop and walk any of it, but probably need to have a few miles under the belt to clean the whole trail either direction.
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Ampfrog (Jun 21, 2021 at 4:29)
Trail Ocotillo
In general, it is a lot of easy flowy sections, with the occasional dip down/up through a wash, and a really big hill on the west end (definitely basic rolling over rocks tech skills required to clean it whether climbing or descending). Can easily stop and walk any of it, but probably need to have a few miles under the belt to clean the whole trail either direction.
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RunningFish (Apr 30, 2021 at 8:01)
Trail Sidewinder
Sidewinder is a blue trail located at the Apache Wash trailhead. This is the most difficult trail at Apache Wash, it includes small jagged rocks and steep climbs/descents. Unlike the other trails in the valley, this trail is very loose and rocky, this is a much different riding surface than smooth hardpack. This trail goes through a range of mountains at apache wash and has many beautiful views on the top of the mountains. Apache wash is a popular trailhead so expect to encounter hikers and other bikers on the trail, the farther you get to the middle of the trail the less traffic there is.
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RunningFish (Apr 30, 2021 at 8:01)
Trail Sidewinder
Sidewinder is a blue trail located at the Apache Wash trailhead. This is the most difficult trail at Apache Wash, it includes small jagged rocks and steep climbs/descents. Unlike the other trails in the valley, this trail is very loose and rocky, this is a much different riding surface than smooth hardpack. This trail goes through a range of mountains at apache wash and has many beautiful views on the top of the mountains. Apache wash is a popular trailhead so expect to encounter hikers and other bikers on the trail, the farther you get to the middle of the trail the less traffic there is.
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RunningFish (Apr 30, 2021 at 8:01)
Trail Sidewinder
Sidewinder is a blue trail located at the Apache Wash trailhead. This is the most difficult trail at Apache Wash, it includes small jagged rocks and steep climbs/descents. Unlike the other trails in the valley, this trail is very loose and rocky, this is a much different riding surface than smooth hardpack. This trail goes through a range of mountains at apache wash and has many beautiful views on the top of the mountains. Apache wash is a popular trailhead so expect to encounter hikers and other bikers on the trail, the farther you get to the middle of the trail the less traffic there is.
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RunningFish (Apr 30, 2021 at 8:01)
Trail Sidewinder
Sidewinder is a blue trail located at the Apache Wash trailhead. This is the most difficult trail at Apache Wash, it includes small jagged rocks and steep climbs/descents. Unlike the other trails in the valley, this trail is very loose and rocky, this is a much different riding surface than smooth hardpack. This trail goes through a range of mountains at apache wash and has many beautiful views on the top of the mountains. Apache wash is a popular trailhead so expect to encounter hikers and other bikers on the trail, the farther you get to the middle of the trail the less traffic there is.
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RunningFish (Apr 30, 2021 at 8:01)
Trail Sidewinder
Sidewinder is a blue trail located at the Apache Wash trailhead. This is the most difficult trail at Apache Wash, it includes small jagged rocks and steep climbs/descents. Unlike the other trails in the valley, this trail is very loose and rocky, this is a much different riding surface than smooth hardpack. This trail goes through a range of mountains at apache wash and has many beautiful views on the top of the mountains. Apache wash is a popular trailhead so expect to encounter hikers and other bikers on the trail, the farther you get to the middle of the trail the less traffic there is.
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RunningFish (Apr 30, 2021 at 8:01)
Trail Sidewinder
Sidewinder is a blue trail located at the Apache Wash trailhead. This is the most difficult trail at Apache Wash, it includes small jagged rocks and steep climbs/descents. Unlike the other trails in the valley, this trail is very loose and rocky, this is a much different riding surface than smooth hardpack. This trail goes through a range of mountains at apache wash and has many beautiful views on the top of the mountains. Apache wash is a popular trailhead so expect to encounter hikers and other bikers on the trail, the farther you get to the middle of the trail the less traffic there is.
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RunningFish (Apr 30, 2021 at 8:01)
Trail Sidewinder
Sidewinder is a blue trail located at the Apache Wash trailhead. This is the most difficult trail at Apache Wash, it includes small jagged rocks and steep climbs/descents. Unlike the other trails in the valley, this trail is very loose and rocky, this is a much different riding surface than smooth hardpack. This trail goes through a range of mountains at apache wash and has many beautiful views on the top of the mountains. Apache wash is a popular trailhead so expect to encounter hikers and other bikers on the trail, the farther you get to the middle of the trail the less traffic there is.
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brahhh (Jan 20, 2021 at 21:34)
Trail Sidewinder
Really cool trail. Love it!
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brahhh (Jan 20, 2021 at 21:34)
Trail Sidewinder
Really cool trail. Love it!
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brahhh (Jan 20, 2021 at 21:34)
Trail Sidewinder
Really cool trail. Love it!
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brahhh (Jan 20, 2021 at 21:34)
Trail Sidewinder
Really cool trail. Love it!
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brahhh (Jan 20, 2021 at 21:34)
Trail Sidewinder
Really cool trail. Love it!
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brahhh (Jan 20, 2021 at 21:34)
Trail Sidewinder
Really cool trail. Love it!
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brahhh (Jan 20, 2021 at 21:34)
Trail Sidewinder
Really cool trail. Love it!
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jeff-blanton (Oct 15, 2020 at 10:22)
Trail Sidewinder
Great long range views and desert scenery. Trail has a few steep grades but not very long. Trail has many sections that are covered with small and medium rocks which make it hard to climb and slow you down going downhill. I took the Ocotillo Trail back for a 13.5 mile loop.
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jeff-blanton (Oct 15, 2020 at 10:22)
Trail Sidewinder
Great long range views and desert scenery. Trail has a few steep grades but not very long. Trail has many sections that are covered with small and medium rocks which make it hard to climb and slow you down going downhill. I took the Ocotillo Trail back for a 13.5 mile loop.
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jeff-blanton (Oct 15, 2020 at 10:22)
Trail Sidewinder
Great long range views and desert scenery. Trail has a few steep grades but not very long. Trail has many sections that are covered with small and medium rocks which make it hard to climb and slow you down going downhill. I took the Ocotillo Trail back for a 13.5 mile loop.
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jeff-blanton (Oct 15, 2020 at 10:22)
Trail Sidewinder
Great long range views and desert scenery. Trail has a few steep grades but not very long. Trail has many sections that are covered with small and medium rocks which make it hard to climb and slow you down going downhill. I took the Ocotillo Trail back for a 13.5 mile loop.
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jeff-blanton (Oct 15, 2020 at 10:22)
Trail Sidewinder
Great long range views and desert scenery. Trail has a few steep grades but not very long. Trail has many sections that are covered with small and medium rocks which make it hard to climb and slow you down going downhill. I took the Ocotillo Trail back for a 13.5 mile loop.
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jeff-blanton (Oct 15, 2020 at 10:22)
Trail Sidewinder
Great long range views and desert scenery. Trail has a few steep grades but not very long. Trail has many sections that are covered with small and medium rocks which make it hard to climb and slow you down going downhill. I took the Ocotillo Trail back for a 13.5 mile loop.
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jeff-blanton (Oct 15, 2020 at 10:22)
Trail Sidewinder
Great long range views and desert scenery. Trail has a few steep grades but not very long. Trail has many sections that are covered with small and medium rocks which make it hard to climb and slow you down going downhill. I took the Ocotillo Trail back for a 13.5 mile loop.
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Abula831 (Jul 18, 2020 at 11:09)
Trail Ocotillo
Fun ride! Lots of turns, washes, and great scenery. Little bit of everything. I would agree with other riders, I would not say it’s a beginner trail.
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Abula831 (Jul 18, 2020 at 11:09)
Trail Ocotillo
Fun ride! Lots of turns, washes, and great scenery. Little bit of everything. I would agree with other riders, I would not say it’s a beginner trail.
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Abula831 (Jul 18, 2020 at 11:09)
Trail Ocotillo
Fun ride! Lots of turns, washes, and great scenery. Little bit of everything. I would agree with other riders, I would not say it’s a beginner trail.
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Abula831 (Jul 18, 2020 at 11:09)
Trail Ocotillo
Fun ride! Lots of turns, washes, and great scenery. Little bit of everything. I would agree with other riders, I would not say it’s a beginner trail.
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MoabRides (Jun 13, 2020 at 7:50)
Fav trail, combined with the first leg of Sidewinder from the lot and the leg marked "connector" to make a figure 8.
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MoabRides (Jun 13, 2020 at 7:50)
Fav trail, combined with the first leg of Sidewinder from the lot and the leg marked "connector" to make a figure 8.
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AlphaSlacker (May 15, 2020 at 11:13)
Very fun loop to keep upping your best time. Some wash crossings with deep n soft sand, watch out for washing out. If you find the "secret" trail with the shot up vintage car hood you can stretch the loop a little farther. Great area!
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AlphaSlacker (May 15, 2020 at 11:13)
Very fun loop to keep upping your best time. Some wash crossings with deep n soft sand, watch out for washing out. If you find the "secret" trail with the shot up vintage car hood you can stretch the loop a little farther. Great area!
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sallya (May 22, 2019 at 9:52)
In reply to Vanguaard ^^...this girlfriend liked the trail ok but could have used more rocks ????
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sallya (May 22, 2019 at 9:52)
In reply to Vanguaard ^^...this girlfriend liked the trail ok but could have used more rocks ????
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kevincrystal (Mar 31, 2019 at 12:33)
Trail Ocotillo
Fun challenging trail, but definitely not for beginners. I’ve ridden several intermediate trails that were no harder than this.
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kevincrystal (Mar 31, 2019 at 12:33)
Trail Ocotillo
Fun challenging trail, but definitely not for beginners. I’ve ridden several intermediate trails that were no harder than this.
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kevincrystal (Mar 31, 2019 at 12:33)
Trail Ocotillo
Fun challenging trail, but definitely not for beginners. I’ve ridden several intermediate trails that were no harder than this.
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kevincrystal (Mar 31, 2019 at 12:33)
Trail Ocotillo
Fun challenging trail, but definitely not for beginners. I’ve ridden several intermediate trails that were no harder than this.
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Languskhan (Feb 27, 2019 at 16:38)
Trail Ocotillo
Awesome trail!! Good for someone a little after the beginner stages of riding but perfect hills and turns! Great scenery !!! Trail upkept wel
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Languskhan (Feb 27, 2019 at 16:38)
Trail Ocotillo
Awesome trail!! Good for someone a little after the beginner stages of riding but perfect hills and turns! Great scenery !!! Trail upkept wel
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Languskhan (Feb 27, 2019 at 16:38)
Trail Ocotillo
Awesome trail!! Good for someone a little after the beginner stages of riding but perfect hills and turns! Great scenery !!! Trail upkept wel
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Languskhan (Feb 27, 2019 at 16:38)
Trail Ocotillo
Awesome trail!! Good for someone a little after the beginner stages of riding but perfect hills and turns! Great scenery !!! Trail upkept wel
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Sixpack110 (Feb 2, 2019 at 17:59)
This was our first ride at A.W. oct 2018. that loop took us about an hour and a half....I'm 30 lbs lighter today 2/2/19 and did the loop in about 40 minutes. fun loop for anyone.
I'm the one in the loud jersey in the video.
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Sixpack110 (Feb 2, 2019 at 17:59)
This was our first ride at A.W. oct 2018. that loop took us about an hour and a half....I'm 30 lbs lighter today 2/2/19 and did the loop in about 40 minutes. fun loop for anyone.
I'm the one in the loud jersey in the video.
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Sweetlew10 (Jan 17, 2019 at 17:35)
Trail Sidewinder
Enjoyed the ride. Beast of a climb but rewarding downhills. Quite fast with good flow.
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Sweetlew10 (Jan 17, 2019 at 17:35)
Trail Sidewinder
Enjoyed the ride. Beast of a climb but rewarding downhills. Quite fast with good flow.
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Sweetlew10 (Jan 17, 2019 at 17:35)
Trail Sidewinder
Enjoyed the ride. Beast of a climb but rewarding downhills. Quite fast with good flow.
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Sweetlew10 (Jan 17, 2019 at 17:35)
Trail Sidewinder
Enjoyed the ride. Beast of a climb but rewarding downhills. Quite fast with good flow.
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Sweetlew10 (Jan 17, 2019 at 17:35)
Trail Sidewinder
Enjoyed the ride. Beast of a climb but rewarding downhills. Quite fast with good flow.
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Sweetlew10 (Jan 17, 2019 at 17:35)
Trail Sidewinder
Enjoyed the ride. Beast of a climb but rewarding downhills. Quite fast with good flow.
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Sweetlew10 (Jan 17, 2019 at 17:35)
Trail Sidewinder
Enjoyed the ride. Beast of a climb but rewarding downhills. Quite fast with good flow.
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Sweetlew10 (Jan 17, 2019 at 17:34)
Trail Ocotillo
Fun, fast, enjoyable ride. Nothing crazy. No dismounts needed. Plenty of other bikers and hikers so keep your eyes open.
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Sweetlew10 (Jan 17, 2019 at 17:34)
Trail Ocotillo
Fun, fast, enjoyable ride. Nothing crazy. No dismounts needed. Plenty of other bikers and hikers so keep your eyes open.
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Sweetlew10 (Jan 17, 2019 at 17:34)
Trail Ocotillo
Fun, fast, enjoyable ride. Nothing crazy. No dismounts needed. Plenty of other bikers and hikers so keep your eyes open.
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Sweetlew10 (Jan 17, 2019 at 17:34)
Trail Ocotillo
Fun, fast, enjoyable ride. Nothing crazy. No dismounts needed. Plenty of other bikers and hikers so keep your eyes open.
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joedave (Nov 9, 2018 at 10:24)
Trail Ocotillo
Easy fun rolling trail. Very easy going and smooth. Not a whole lot of trail features to play on though. Relatively flat for the areas topography.
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joedave (Nov 9, 2018 at 10:24)
Trail Ocotillo
Easy fun rolling trail. Very easy going and smooth. Not a whole lot of trail features to play on though. Relatively flat for the areas topography.
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joedave (Nov 9, 2018 at 10:24)
Trail Ocotillo
Easy fun rolling trail. Very easy going and smooth. Not a whole lot of trail features to play on though. Relatively flat for the areas topography.
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joedave (Nov 9, 2018 at 10:24)
Trail Ocotillo
Easy fun rolling trail. Very easy going and smooth. Not a whole lot of trail features to play on though. Relatively flat for the areas topography.
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joedave (Nov 9, 2018 at 10:18)
Trail Sidewinder
Fun, smooth xc style trail. Not a lot of fun obstacles to pop off of and play on but definitely will work your legs and lungs. Nice views also!
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joedave (Nov 9, 2018 at 10:18)
Trail Sidewinder
Fun, smooth xc style trail. Not a lot of fun obstacles to pop off of and play on but definitely will work your legs and lungs. Nice views also!
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joedave (Nov 9, 2018 at 10:18)
Trail Sidewinder
Fun, smooth xc style trail. Not a lot of fun obstacles to pop off of and play on but definitely will work your legs and lungs. Nice views also!
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joedave (Nov 9, 2018 at 10:18)
Trail Sidewinder
Fun, smooth xc style trail. Not a lot of fun obstacles to pop off of and play on but definitely will work your legs and lungs. Nice views also!
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joedave (Nov 9, 2018 at 10:18)
Trail Sidewinder
Fun, smooth xc style trail. Not a lot of fun obstacles to pop off of and play on but definitely will work your legs and lungs. Nice views also!
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joedave (Nov 9, 2018 at 10:18)
Trail Sidewinder
Fun, smooth xc style trail. Not a lot of fun obstacles to pop off of and play on but definitely will work your legs and lungs. Nice views also!
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joedave (Nov 9, 2018 at 10:18)
Trail Sidewinder
Fun, smooth xc style trail. Not a lot of fun obstacles to pop off of and play on but definitely will work your legs and lungs. Nice views also!
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Vanguaard (Jul 1, 2018 at 7:37)
Great trail with moderate effort. Smooth on northern half but your girlfriend may complain about rocky terrain on south eastern part of trail
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Vanguaard (Jul 1, 2018 at 7:37)
Great trail with moderate effort. Smooth on northern half but your girlfriend may complain about rocky terrain on south eastern part of trail
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ArizonaMTB (May 7, 2018 at 7:23)
Not really a down, it's basically flat.
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redrum20 (Apr 7, 2018 at 20:02)
Trail Ocotillo
Great trail with plenty of hairpin turns and tons of fast downhill sections as well , you must be in good condition to enjoy this trail , I wouldn’t recommend it for beginners .
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redrum20 (Apr 7, 2018 at 20:02)
Trail Ocotillo
Great trail with plenty of hairpin turns and tons of fast downhill sections as well , you must be in good condition to enjoy this trail , I wouldn’t recommend it for beginners .
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redrum20 (Apr 7, 2018 at 20:02)
Trail Ocotillo
Great trail with plenty of hairpin turns and tons of fast downhill sections as well , you must be in good condition to enjoy this trail , I wouldn’t recommend it for beginners .
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redrum20 (Apr 7, 2018 at 20:02)
Trail Ocotillo
Great trail with plenty of hairpin turns and tons of fast downhill sections as well , you must be in good condition to enjoy this trail , I wouldn’t recommend it for beginners .
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Dbogdan13 (Mar 28, 2018 at 7:35)
Trail Sidewinder
Amazing views from the top, the climb is worth it for the DH on the backside. I take Octillo back to the parking lot and it’s a fun bob and weave kind of ride.
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Dbogdan13 (Mar 28, 2018 at 7:35)
Trail Sidewinder
Amazing views from the top, the climb is worth it for the DH on the backside. I take Octillo back to the parking lot and it’s a fun bob and weave kind of ride.
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Dbogdan13 (Mar 28, 2018 at 7:35)
Trail Sidewinder
Amazing views from the top, the climb is worth it for the DH on the backside. I take Octillo back to the parking lot and it’s a fun bob and weave kind of ride.
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Dbogdan13 (Mar 28, 2018 at 7:35)
Trail Sidewinder
Amazing views from the top, the climb is worth it for the DH on the backside. I take Octillo back to the parking lot and it’s a fun bob and weave kind of ride.
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Dbogdan13 (Mar 28, 2018 at 7:35)
Trail Sidewinder
Amazing views from the top, the climb is worth it for the DH on the backside. I take Octillo back to the parking lot and it’s a fun bob and weave kind of ride.
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Dbogdan13 (Mar 28, 2018 at 7:35)
Trail Sidewinder
Amazing views from the top, the climb is worth it for the DH on the backside. I take Octillo back to the parking lot and it’s a fun bob and weave kind of ride.
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Dbogdan13 (Mar 28, 2018 at 7:35)
Trail Sidewinder
Amazing views from the top, the climb is worth it for the DH on the backside. I take Octillo back to the parking lot and it’s a fun bob and weave kind of ride.
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Tanman34 (Nov 24, 2017 at 5:41)
Trail Ocotillo
Great trail with lots of corners and washes. Wouldn’t consider a beginner trail tho
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Tanman34 (Nov 24, 2017 at 5:41)
Trail Ocotillo
Great trail with lots of corners and washes. Wouldn’t consider a beginner trail tho
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Tanman34 (Nov 24, 2017 at 5:41)
Trail Ocotillo
Great trail with lots of corners and washes. Wouldn’t consider a beginner trail tho
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Tanman34 (Nov 24, 2017 at 5:41)
Trail Ocotillo
Great trail with lots of corners and washes. Wouldn’t consider a beginner trail tho
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Tanman34 (Nov 23, 2017 at 13:57)
Quite fun beginners loop and also good for advanced riders looking to go fast
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Tanman34 (Nov 23, 2017 at 13:57)
Quite fun beginners loop and also good for advanced riders looking to go fast
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Tanman34 (Nov 18, 2017 at 6:48)
Trail Sidewinder
Great scenic cross country trail. Good hills also.
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Tanman34 (Nov 18, 2017 at 6:48)
Trail Sidewinder
Great scenic cross country trail. Good hills also.
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Tanman34 (Nov 18, 2017 at 6:48)
Trail Sidewinder
Great scenic cross country trail. Good hills also.
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Tanman34 (Nov 18, 2017 at 6:48)
Trail Sidewinder
Great scenic cross country trail. Good hills also.
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Tanman34 (Nov 18, 2017 at 6:48)
Trail Sidewinder
Great scenic cross country trail. Good hills also.
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Tanman34 (Nov 18, 2017 at 6:48)
Trail Sidewinder
Great scenic cross country trail. Good hills also.
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Tanman34 (Nov 18, 2017 at 6:48)
Trail Sidewinder
Great scenic cross country trail. Good hills also.
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Trails in Route

Badger Brawl978 ft
Connector2,851 ft
Connector1,322 ft
Esplanade Trail2 miles
Apache Wash Loop3,858 ft
Sidewinder7 miles
Ocotillo6 miles

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  • Primary Activity
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  • Difficulty rating
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  • Route Type
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  • Bike type
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  • Ridelogs
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More Stats for Badger Sidewinder Ocotillo Loop mountain bike route
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    1,700 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,861 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,739 ft
  • Grade
    -0.1%
  • Grade max
    -27.9%
  • Grade min
    29.4%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Connector
Nov 21, 2022 @ 4:00pm
Nov 21, 2022
Tire ruts are slowly grinding out. Lots of tire tracks and talc surface dirt.
Esplanade Trail
Oct 27, 2022 @ 6:52am
Oct 27, 2022
Some good ruts starting to form in a few areas from riders riding in the mud.
Connector
Oct 26, 2022 @ 11:52pm
Oct 26, 2022
Badger Brawl
Oct 23, 2022 @ 8:04am
Oct 23, 2022
The wash crossings have deep sand. A few deep tire tire ruts from those who rode when it was muddy.
Sidewinder
Oct 10, 2022 @ 7:32am
Oct 10, 2022
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