5 miles
445 ft
-458 ft
Avg time

Dixie Mine Trail Details

  • Riding area
    McDowell Mountain Park
    Fountain Hills, Arizona
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    Year round
  • Ride in rain
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Dixie Mine is one of the most remote and scenic trails in the the McDowell Mountains, particularly the section south of Thompson Peak access road. The gentle pitch of the trail makes it fun in either direction.

Access Info

From the north, access from Pemberton trail or Thompson Peak access road. On the south end, there is access through the Eagle's Nest neighborhood, though you need to go through the guard-gated entry on Golden Eagle Blvd. Alternatively, use Sonoran Trail to bypass Eagle's Nest.

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More Stats for Dixie Mine Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -12 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,998 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,387 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,120 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,108 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    770 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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Avg: 3.6 (5 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to dixie-mine-trail trailhead (33.668290, -111.755170)
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Jul 22, 2017 @ 8:09am
Jul 22, 2017
Dixie Mine Trail, Fountain Hills
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Jul 26, 2016 @ 4:16pm
Jul 26, 2016
Dixie Mine Trail, Fountain Hills
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Jul 26, 2016 @ 4:16pm
Jul 26, 2016
Dixie Mine Trail, Fountain Hills

Routes with this trail

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AES: McDowell Mtns Long 2015 (Defunct) race
63 miles
McDowell's climbing training suffering route
21 miles
Pemberton + Intermediate side trails
20 miles
Quadruple Bypass
29 miles

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