8 miles
Distance
707 ft
Climb
-706 ft
Descent
01:03:09
Avg time

Long Loop Details

  • Riding Area
    McDowell Mountain Park
    Fountain Hills, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #17781 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking

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More Stats for Long Loop bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,556 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,760 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,645 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,647 ft
  • Grade
    0.004%
  • Grade max
    -59.144%
  • Grade min
    43.119%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
  • Avg time
    01:03:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:02
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Status:
on Nov 29, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 3.9 (9 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Directions to long-loop-14907 trailhead (33.667100, -111.699150)
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      Long Loop Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 29, 2018 @ 9:23pm
      Nov 29, 2018
      Very dry today but possible rain coming.
      Feb 28, 2018 @ 3:19pm
      Feb 28, 2018
      Feb 10, 2018 @ 8:41am
      Feb 10, 2018
      Dec 3, 2017 @ 6:12am
      Dec 3, 2017
      Not many dry sections as I have seen other times.
      Nov 5, 2017 @ 8:16am
      Nov 5, 2017
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 68 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 465 rides
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      Photos

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      Mar 8, 2018 @ 5:58pm
      Mar 8, 2018
      Long Loop, My City
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      Mar 8, 2018 @ 5:58pm
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      Long Loop, My City
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      Mar 8, 2018 @ 5:58pm
      Mar 8, 2018
      Long Loop, My City
      19 |
      Mar 8, 2018 @ 5:58pm
      Mar 8, 2018
      Long Loop, My City

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag outbackwack (Nov 29, 2018 at 21:21)
       A mix of flowy single track, rocky sections, washes and rollers. Good for testing all abilities. Some plants are growing into the trail in spots so don't get stabbed.
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