4,168 ft
Distance
22 ft
Climb
-160 ft
Descent
00:05:47
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of 315 - North Thumb Butte Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Thumb Butte
    Prescott, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #19249 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Prescott National Forest

Trail 315 can be accessed from the northeast corner of the Thumb Butte parking area near the Camp Host. It passes through an area of ponderosa pine, alligator juniper and scrub oak. Trail #315 ends at Trail #317.

This is a great trail to string together with others such as Trail 317 - Ridge Top Trail and Trail 316 - Pine Lakes Trail for a short warm-up loop.

More Stats for 315 - North Thumb Butte bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -138 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,681 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,819 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,819 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,681 ft
  • Grade max
    -23.873%
  • Grade min
    7.899%
  • Distance climb
    648 ft
  • Distance down
    2,359 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,161 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:47
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:36
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Status:
on Jun 8, 2019
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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  • Both Directions
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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      315 - North... Trail Reports

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      Jun 8, 2019 @ 10:45am
      Jun 8, 2019
      Apr 8, 2018 @ 1:16pm
      Apr 8, 2018
      Feb 22, 2018 @ 12:22pm
      Feb 22, 2018
      Hero dirt
      Oct 8, 2017 @ 5:43pm
      Oct 8, 2017
      Oct 8, 2017 @ 10:57am
      Oct 8, 2017
      Few Fall colors here but very pretty with TB in view.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 134 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 678 rides
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      Photos

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      14 |
      Apr 3, 2019 @ 10:13am
      Apr 3, 2019
      17 |
      Oct 8, 2017 @ 10:55am
      Oct 8, 2017
      43 |
      Oct 28, 2015 @ 7:37pm
      Oct 28, 2015
      44 |
      Oct 28, 2015 @ 7:36pm
      Oct 28, 2015

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Tour of Thumb Butte and The Pines(EP)
      25 miles
      SMB Thumb Butte Option 1
      14 miles
      Thumb Butte Short Tour
      8 miles

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      Trail 315 Prescott, AZ Mountain Biking Arizona
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