2.0 miles
Distance
50 ft
Climb
-351 ft
Descent
00:13:03
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Observatory Mesa
    Flagstaff, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Green (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #50232 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #2823 in Trail Running
    • #14228 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback

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Flagstaff Loop (Observatory Mesa) is a 2 mile popular blue singletrack trail located near Flagstaff Arizona. This multi-use trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 50 ft blue climb. On average it takes 13 minutes to complete this trail.

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More Stats for Flagstaff Loop (Observatory Mesa) bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -301 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,071 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,387 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,372 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,071 ft
  • Grade
    -2.903%
  • Grade max
    -34.974%
  • Grade min
    11.94%
  • Distance climb
    2,584 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    721 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:03
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:20
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on Apr 22, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 3.75 (4 votes)

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  • Icy
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      Flagstaff Loop... Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 68 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
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      • 550 rides
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      Jul 7, 2021 @ 7:57am
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      Aug 3, 2020 @ 2:59pm
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      Jun 4, 2015 @ 9:19am
      Jun 4, 2015

      Routes with this trail

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      Flagstaff Loop Trail
      44 miles
      Around Flagstaff Bikepacking
      60 miles

      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      Rhyatt (Aug 27, 2017 at 12:18)
       Awesome ride from Craig's house!!!
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      • + 0
      Sethrpollack (Jul 29, 2019 at 11:11)
       Mildly rocky which was a bit much on gravel bike
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      • + 0
      Screbner (Oct 11, 2019 at 17:14)
       Definitely more challenging than the Mars Hill trail!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      jrobo (Oct 21, 2020 at 1:59)
       Fun, curvy and mildly rocky with a fun descent into Cheshire. Great for a short ride.
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      Hide and Seek on Mars Hill trail // Flagstaff MTB
      6:16 | 114 | Aug 4, 2020 , Flagstaff
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