3.1 miles
Distance
611 ft
Climb
-38 ft
Descent
00:36:19
Avg time

Desert Park Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    McDowell Mountain
    Fountain Hills, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #74470 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #20591 in Trail Running
    • #7213 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking

No description for Desert Park trail has been added yet! Submit one here.

Desert Park is a 3 mile moderately popular blue singletrack trail located near Fountain Hills Arizona. This mountain bike primary trail can be used uphill primary. On average it takes 36 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Desert Park mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    574 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,689 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,288 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,714 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,288 ft
  • Grade
    3.49%
  • Grade max
    -7.19%
  • Grade min
    37.547%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1,946 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,564 ft
  • Avg time
    00:36:19
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:28
  • view trail stats
Status:
on Apr 26, 2020
Very Dry
Avg: 3.3 (7 votes)

view (480)
close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
Contribute Details
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches

Radar Time
x Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
Trails are shown in grey.
disable
      Directions to desert-park trailhead (33.649480, -111.858940)
      update trails status or condition

      Desert Park Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 26, 2020 @ 9:06am
      Apr 26, 2020
      May 26, 2019 @ 6:03pm
      May 26, 2019
      Bring your mouthpiece - LOTS of rocks. First time east bound ALL UP HILL - some areas hike a bike - just too many and too large of rocks to climb...
      May 21, 2019 @ 3:07pm
      May 21, 2019
      Lots of loose rocks but still fun.
      Mar 4, 2018 @ 5:09pm
      Mar 4, 2018
      Dec 12, 2017 @ 1:34pm
      Dec 12, 2017
      Great condition
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 34 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 293 rides
      •  

      Photos

      more »
      36 |
      May 26, 2019 @ 6:11pm
      May 26, 2019
      47 |
      May 26, 2019 @ 6:11pm
      May 26, 2019
      62 |
      May 26, 2019 @ 6:10pm
      May 26, 2019
      45 |
      May 26, 2019 @ 6:09pm
      May 26, 2019

      Routes with this trail

      more »
      titleratingdistance
      AES: McDowell Mtns Long 2015 (Defunct)
      63 miles
      Quadruple Bypass
      29 miles
      McDowell 53
      54 miles
      Bell-Windgate-DesertPark Loop
      10 miles

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      Scooter1969 (Dec 30, 2016 at 12:11)
       Only rode southern half (accessed via TPP) and very rocky - trail is well defined but lots of rocks. I enjoyed riding it and would do again.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Tanman34 (Nov 15, 2017 at 8:44)
       Good trail to warmup for windgate Pass. Much easier alternative to taking gateway loop trail
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      mtbracerrrr (Jun 12, 2018 at 15:33)
       Great Trail to ride!
      [Reply]

      Post a Comment



      Videos

      no videos have been added for Desert Park yet, add a video.
      • subscribe
      • flag
      • login to download gpx or kml files.