2 miles
Distance
148 ft
Climb
-58 ft
Descent
2,633 ft
High Point

Malpais Details

  • Riding Area
    Brown's Ranch
    Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #23297 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2018

New south entry from Legend trail

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Malpais bike trail
  • Altitude change
    91 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,535 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,542 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,633 ft
  • Grade
    0.995%
  • Grade max
    -8.324%
  • Grade min
    6.311%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2,094 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,772 ft
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Status:
on Oct 29, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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
  • Warning Warning
  • 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 malpais-120761 trailhead (33.792006, -111.879390)
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Malpais Trail Reports

datedescription
Oct 29, 2018 @ 6:52pm
Oct 29, 2018
Closed at the west entrance.
Mar 24, 2018 @ 9:12am
Mar 24, 2018
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Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
mtbr blog browns ranch ride from 4/3/18
23 miles

1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag hoverboy26 (Apr 24, 2018 at 9:53)
 We rode this trail over the weekend, no parking there now though. ????
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