Monolith Gardens

 11 votes

9.4 Miles 15.2 Kilometers

95%

Singletrack

748' 228 m

Ascent

-747' -228 m

Descent

3,671' 1,119 m

High

3,415' 1,041 m

Low

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

13%

Max Grade (7°)

Unknown

3,671' 1,119 m

High

3,415' 1,041 m

Low

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

13%

Max Grade (7°)

A popular local ride and a hidden gem of western Arizona.

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Watch out for hikers, wildlife and livestock.
There are many different variations to riding this trail system. It also connects to Beale Loop by traveling under the highway. There are some fun flowy sections and this is considered to be our beginner trails.

It's rocky and can be challenging to beginners on the south end and especially if ridden clockwise.

Description

Monolith Gardens trail is an easy to intermediate loop system with some technical climbs and downhills. June 2011 Foothills Rim trail (a technical intermediate) was connected at 3 location to the Monolith trail adding an additional 10.35 miles to the trail system.

The most popular direction to ride the trail is counter-clockwise but is also fun and more challenging riding clockwise. The trail is fast and flowing with plenty of climbing and fast downhills, elevations are approx 3500 - 3900 ft.

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May 8, 2016
Rod Perry
6.5mi
Apr 24, 2016
Matt Hage
Fun ride through spectacular rock formations. — 0h 45m
Apr 17, 2016
Richard Moss
Great ride. Need good cactus protection, we used sealant inside our inner tubes after stopping at local bike shop, worked great.
Mar 12, 2016
John Myers
Sep 29, 2015
John Myers
6mi — 0h 45m
Dec 13, 2014
Kevin Carlson
Amazing day with my wife while we explored various loops. Was pretty rocky after the rains the day before, made for a technical ride. 16.5mi
Nov 8, 2014
John Myers
Awesome scenic group ride with the gang! 16.1mi
Nov 5, 2014
John Myers
Rattler Race. Awesome event!!! 27.6mi — 3h 01m

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  4.6 from 11 votes

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