3 miles
Distance
152 ft
Climb
-828 ft
Descent
00:16:49
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of 326 - Thumb Butte Bypass Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Thumb Butte
    Prescott, Arizona
  • AKA
    326
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #29105 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 35 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Prescott National Forest

Thumb Butte Bypass Trail #326 is part of a network of trails serving the Thumb Butte area.

It can be accessed from the Thumb Butte Trailhead with the trail beginning just across the street at the west end of the parking area. Taking the trail from here gives you a stout climb to start the ride off with.

Even better is to access the trail from the top of Trail #392 Garden Grove or at the end of the trail where it intersects Trail #327 Potts Creek Trail which gives you a fun and fast downhill back to the parking area.

There are a few blind corners so be sure to watch for other trail users as this trail is popular especially on the weekends.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for 326 - Thumb Butte Bypass mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -676 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,707 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,383 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,383 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,707 ft
  • Grade
    -4.428%
  • Grade max
    -32.974%
  • Grade min
    14.578%
  • Distance climb
    3,506 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,465 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:49
  • Avg reverse time
    00:31:03
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Status:
on Mar 23, 2020
Wet
Avg: 3.5 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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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      326 - Thumb... Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 27 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 387 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      10 |
      Jul 3, 2020 @ 5:30am
      Jul 3, 2020
      50 |
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 6:55am
      Oct 13, 2019
      300 |
      Oct 24, 2016 @ 7:36pm
      Oct 24, 2016
      146 |
      Nov 3, 2015 @ 6:36pm
      Nov 3, 2015

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag Jcgilchrist (Jul 7, 2019 at 10:28)
       This trail was VERY rocky. Lots of loose sharp rocks ranging from small gravel to softball size in the trail. There were multiple areas of the trail that were covered with these loose rocks making those particular areas much more difficult to navigate. I don't know that the rating needs to be moved to black diamond, but there are definite areas of more difficult obstacles than most intermediate trails I have ridden before.
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