2 miles
Distance
72 ft
Climb
-91 ft
Descent
00:12:59
Avg time

The Divide Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Brown's Ranch
    Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #30739 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 55 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager

Primary North/South corridor linking newer trails in the North to existing Brown's Ranch trails. The Divide Trail is also part of the 242 mile Maricopa Trail. The trail is much like most of Brown's Ranch: fast and smooth with little in the way of climbing or descending, with wide open desert views.

Access Info

Well-signed access from Hawksnest, High Desert, and Branding Iron Trails.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Divide mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -19 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,931 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,973 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,972 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,953 ft
  • Grade max
    -5.066%
  • Grade min
    5.091%
  • Distance climb
    2,912 ft
  • Distance down
    4,144 ft
  • Distance flat
    3,277 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:55
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Status:
on Apr 19, 2020
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to the-divide trailhead (33.790640, -111.817750)
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      The Divide Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 13 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 331 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      All
      • 680 rides
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      Photos

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      17 |
      May 5, 2017 @ 7:06am
      May 5, 2017

      Routes with this trail

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      titleratingdistance
      Browns Ranch - First Visit
      16 miles
      Best of Brown's Ranch Loop
      22 miles
      Divide Latigo
      18 miles
      Hawk nest up Latigo down
      22 miles

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