3,500 ft
Distance
107 ft
Climb
-2 ft
Descent
00:06:24
Avg time

Horseshoe Details

  • Riding area
    McDowell Mountain
    Fountain Hills, Arizona
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    McDowell Sonoran Preserve

A short connector trail from the Village health club parking lot connecting to the Gateway Loop Trail and Windgate Pass. The trail has a nice pitch for a warmup, but not a lot of flow to it, as there are a number of medium sized boulders in inoppotune spots.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Horseshoe mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    105 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,704 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,809 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,704 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,809 ft
  • Grade
    3.001%
  • Grade max
    -1.018%
  • Grade min
    16.068%
  • Distance climb
    3,169 ft
  • Distance down
    268 ft
  • Distance flat
    62 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:24
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:48
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Status:
on Mar 6, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 2 (1 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 horseshoe-14787 trailhead (33.653690, -111.861890)
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Horseshoe Trail Reports

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Mar 6, 2018 @ 3:45pm
Mar 6, 2018
Lots of rocks and loose stuff. Watch the cactus.
Jan 28, 2018 @ 11:43am
Jan 28, 2018
Dec 12, 2017 @ 1:34pm
Dec 12, 2017
great condition, nice change from my usual conditons
Dec 30, 2016 @ 12:12pm
Dec 30, 2016
lots of loose rock with exposed boulders. bring your mouthpiece as its jarring even riding uphill. great to practice finding lines to ride and...
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Routes with this trail

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McDowell Madness
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