7 miles
Distance
1,243 ft
Climb
-1,890 ft
Descent
01:28:11
Avg time

National Details

  • Riding Area
    South Mountain
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #13137 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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Local Trail Association
More Stats for National bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -646 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,249 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,444 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,986 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,339 ft
  • Grade
    -1.683%
  • Grade max
    -37.964%
  • Grade min
    41.707%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,547 ft
  • Avg time
    01:28:11
  • Avg reverse time
    01:28:01
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Status:
on Feb 15, 2016
Dry
Avg: 4.6 (12 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to national-14940 trailhead (33.329730, -112.073580)
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National Trail Reports

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Feb 15, 2016 @ 5:24pm
Feb 15, 2016
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Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:32pm
Dec 16, 2015
National, Phoenix

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag WJS1962 (Jan 11, 2018 at 13:48)
 I do not recommend riding up the west end of National trail. I spent approximate 30 minutes cumulative time playing hike-a-bike on its steep, loose rocky path. And the Ranger downhill is less than enjoyable. Stick to National’s east end.
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