1,969 ft
Distance
27 ft
Climb
-3 ft
Descent
00:02:39
Avg time

Desert Rat Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Goldfield Mountains
    Apache Junction, Arizona
  • Ref Number
    #308
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #88104 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #27709 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Manager
    USFS

Double track closed to motorized vehicles. It's a marked forestry trail.

Access Info

Hackamore road or first water.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Desert Rat mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    26 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,220 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,249 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,223 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,251 ft
  • Grade
    1.3%
  • Grade max
    -1.9%
  • Grade min
    4.5%
  • Distance climb
    1,007 ft
  • Distance down
    115 ft
  • Distance flat
    846 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:05
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Status:
on Sep 27, 2021
Dry
Avg: 3 (2 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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  • < 50%
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  • Both Directions
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  • One Direction
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Activity Recordings
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
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  • Nordic Ski
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      Desert Rat Trail Reports

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      Sep 27, 2021 @ 10:20pm
      Sep 27, 2021
      Aug 31, 2021 @ 9:52am
      Aug 31, 2021
      Great trail, too short though
      Aug 31, 2021 @ 9:52am
      Aug 31, 2021
      Great trail, too short though
      Aug 31, 2021 @ 9:52am
      Aug 31, 2021
      Great trail, too short though
      May 26, 2021 @ 7:21am
      May 26, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 6 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 23 rides
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      Photos

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      May 26, 2019 @ 11:58pm
      May 26, 2019
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      May 26, 2019 @ 11:58pm
      May 26, 2019

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