6 miles
Distance
409 ft
Climb
-340 ft
Descent
00:40:35
Avg time

Gooseneck Trail Details

  • Riding area
    McDowell Mountain
    Fountain Hills, Arizona
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking

Lots of twists & turns, a few short sand trap crossings keep the speed in check.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Gooseneck Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    70 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,501 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,637 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,541 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,611 ft
  • Grade
    0.205%
  • Grade max
    -11.84%
  • Grade min
    13.552%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
  • Avg time
    00:40:35
  • Avg reverse time
    00:43:46
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Status:
on Sep 1, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.8 (5 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to gooseneck-trail trailhead (33.745390, -111.794790)
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Gooseneck Trail Trail Reports

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Sep 1, 2018 @ 11:53am
Sep 1, 2018
Finished up 17 mile hike on the trail from Gateway access. Hot and dry. There is no water so make sure you have plenty.
Nov 29, 2017 @ 11:53am
Nov 29, 2017
Trail in good shape, no issues
Jun 11, 2017 @ 2:24pm
Jun 11, 2017
A few sandy spots
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Photos

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Nov 23, 2017 @ 6:51am
Nov 23, 2017
Gooseneck Trail, Fountain Hills
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Nov 23, 2017 @ 6:51am
Nov 23, 2017
Gooseneck Trail, Fountain Hills
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Nov 23, 2017 @ 6:50am
Nov 23, 2017
Gooseneck Trail, Fountain Hills
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Jul 26, 2016 @ 4:16pm
Jul 26, 2016
Gooseneck Trail, Fountain Hills

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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag DrHog (Oct 22, 2015 at 21:51)
 Only way to connect Brown's Ranch area with the rest of McDowell Mountains. A good trail, but needs a little more climbing and descending to make it great.
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  • + 1
flag Scooter1969 (Mar 5, 2017 at 19:26)
 Fun ride - if you're looking for the rock climbing aspect - not your trail but a fun workout and great open scenery!
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