2 miles
Distance
527 ft
Climb
-682 ft
Descent
00:24:49
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    McDowell Mountain
    Fountain Hills, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #17163 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #195 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

This new trail connects the McDowell Sonoran Preserve trails with those of the Fountain Hills McDowell Preserve. For those looking to circumnavigate the McDowells with a large loop, this trail is a key piece that used to be missing. The trail is easier to ride clockwise, due to the more difficult sections that lie on the north end of the trail, but both directions are fun.

Access Info

Easiest access is from Sunrise trail, very close to the summit of the climb. From the Fountain Hills side, the trail branches off from Promenade, but the junction is not currently well marked. It briefly shares the trail with the Western Loop Trail, but splits left as WLT climbs steeply up the ridge.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Andrews-Kinsey Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -156 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,627 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,957 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,783 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,627 ft
  • Grade
    -1.215%
  • Grade max
    -103.501%
  • Grade min
    96.09%
  • Distance climb
    4,922 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,222 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:49
  • Avg reverse time
    00:23:15
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Status:
on Feb 16, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.35 (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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to andrewskinsey-trail trailhead (33.613780, -111.784130)
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      Andrews-Kinsey Trail Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 31 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 55 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
      All
      • 167 rides
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      Photos

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      Dec 1, 2018 @ 8:58pm
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      Dec 1, 2018 @ 8:58pm
      Dec 1, 2018
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      Dec 1, 2018 @ 8:57pm
      Dec 1, 2018

      Routes with this trail

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      Andrews-Kinsey Trail. Adero Canyon Trailhead....
      13:54 | 8 | Mar 19, 2019 , Fountain Hills
      Andrews-Kinsey Trail. Adero Canyon Trailhead....
      13:25 | 16 | Mar 19, 2019 , Fountain Hills
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