10 miles
Distance
723 ft
Climb
-552 ft
Descent
00:55:35
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Maricopa - Lake Pleasant to Black Canyon Trail
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    Maintainer

Details

  • Riding area
    Lake Pleasant
    Peoria, Arizona
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Mixed
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking

Diverse section best ridden west to east. The first few miles involve a good chunk of climbing and fun downhills. The middle section is flat and fast -- a few miles are in serious need of maintenance and can be hard to follow. The last few miles follow a jeep road.

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More Stats for Maricopa Trail - Lake Pleasant to Black Canyon Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    171 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,395 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,755 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,460 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,631 ft
  • Grade
    0.323%
  • Grade max
    -18.496%
  • Grade min
    27.618%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
  • Avg time
    00:55:35
  • Avg reverse time
    01:05:09
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Status:
on Nov 27, 2017
Dry
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to maricopa-trail-lake-pleasant-to-black-canyon-trail trailhead (33.836420, -112.276380)
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Maricopa Trail -... Trail Reports

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Nov 27, 2017 @ 2:33pm
Nov 27, 2017
Trail is in good condition, although about a half mile of intermittent sand between miles 7-9. However, beware the area around mile 6-7, it's a...
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