4.4 miles
Distance
603 ft
Climb
-1,146 ft
Descent
00:29:39
Avg time
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Details

  • Riding area
  • AKA
    Goldwater Lakes
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #6434
  • Land Manager
    Prescott National Forest

his is a great trail for a hot summer day. Located almost entirely in the trees it includes a bit of climbing with little technical skills needed.

The trail starts at the White Spar campground just off of White Spar Road just minutes south of downtown Prescott. A winding climb brings you to a small overlook with good views of the mountains west of town.

Then a short downhill to the pond and the real climb begins. The first 1/4 mile is the toughest then it steps it's way to the saddle. Be sure to look off to your left while you climb to see Goldwater Lake. Then a gentle downhill through the trees and the final climb up to Senator Highway.

Then back down 396 for a great downhill but watch out for the blind corners as this trail can get busy on the weekends.

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More Stats for 396 - Goldwater Lakes mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -543 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.1 miles
  • Altitude max
    1.2 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.2 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.1 miles
  • Grade max
    -52.585%
  • Grade min
    79.024%
  • Distance climb
    1.6 miles
  • Distance down
    2.5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,765 ft
  • Avg time
    00:29:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:30:27
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Avg: 4.6 (5 votes)

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2015 Whiskey Off-Road
3:42 | 7020 | Apr 28, 2015 , Prescott
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