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1,548 mi 2,492 km of trail 60 Rides

Easy Trails 149 Trails Intermediate Trails 315 Trails Hard Trails 88 Trails
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Rides in Central AZ - 60

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Favorite Dropping off the second 'extreme' option on Mescal.
Intermediate/Difficult

West Sedona Tour

13.1 mi 21.0 km • Loop • 921 ft Ascent 280.63 m Ascent

(148) West Se…, AZ
Favorite Dropping off the second 'extreme' option on Mescal.
Intermediate/Difficult

Chuckwagon - Mescal - Long Canyon

9.1 mi 14.6 km • Loop • 805 ft Ascent 245.3 m Ascent

(74) West Se…, AZ
Favorite Courthouse and Bell Rock Buttes make a fantastic background to your ride on Basalt.
Difficult

Cathedral Rock Big Loop

12.4 mi 20.0 km • Out and Back • 1,054 ft Ascent 321.25 m Ascent

(74) Village…, AZ
Favorite Sidewinder Trail cutting through the saguaros
Intermediate

Sonoran Desert Loop

13.4 mi 21.5 km • Loop • 1,112 ft Ascent 339.02 m Ascent

(68) Cave Creek, AZ
Favorite Hawes at Sunset - Hard to beat.
Intermediate/Difficult

Hawes Trail Network: Hawes, Ridge, Secret, and Saguaro

11.7 mi 18.8 km • Point to Point • 971 ft Ascent 295.81 m Ascent

(68) Fountai…, AZ
Favorite Sun setting on Desert Classic Trail
Intermediate

Desert Classic

17.5 mi 28.2 km • Out and Back • 881 ft Ascent 268.48 m Ascent

(86) Guadalupe, AZ
Favorite Ride past Balanced Rock for a unique and epic experience!
Intermediate

Brown's Ranch Perimeter Loop

15.5 mi 24.9 km • Loop • 629 ft Ascent 191.72 m Ascent

(58) Carefree, AZ
Favorite Cruisin' down Rock Knob Trail
Intermediate

Pemberton Loop

15.7 mi 25.3 km • Loop • 792 ft Ascent 241.53 m Ascent

(68) Rio Verde, AZ

Trails in Central AZ - 492

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3.1 mi 5.0 km #1Hiline Trail
Difficult
Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZ
Difficult
3.1 mi 5.0 km Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZ 99 
2.6 mi 4.1 km #2Slim Shady Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
2.6 mi 4.1 km Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZ 97 
2.4 mi 3.9 km #3Mescal
Intermediate/Difficult
West Sedona, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
2.4 mi 3.9 km West Sedona, AZ 54 
5.4 mi 8.7 km #4Chuckwagon
Intermediate
West Sedona, AZ
Intermediate
5.4 mi 8.7 km West Sedona, AZ 51 
6.2 mi 10.0 km #5Apache Wash Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Cave Creek, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
6.2 mi 10.0 km Cave Creek, AZ 48 
3.0 mi 4.8 km #6Sport Loop
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.8 km Fountain Hills, AZ 30 
2.0 mi 3.3 km #7Adobe Jack
Intermediate
Sedona, AZ
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.3 km Sedona, AZ 38 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #8Llama Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
2.9 mi 4.6 km Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZ 36 
3.6 mi 5.7 km #9Cockscomb
Intermediate
West Sedona, AZ
Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.7 km West Sedona, AZ 31 
1.1 mi 1.7 km #10Hog Heaven
Difficult
Sedona, AZ
Difficult
1.1 mi 1.7 km Sedona, AZ 28 
1.5 mi 2.3 km #11Broken Arrow Trail
Difficult
Sedona, AZ
Difficult
1.5 mi 2.3 km Sedona, AZ 29 
3.2 mi 5.1 km #12Hangover Trail
Very Difficult
Sedona, AZ
Very Difficult
3.2 mi 5.1 km Sedona, AZ 15 
3.4 mi 5.5 km #13Templeton Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
3.4 mi 5.5 km Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZ 36 
2.9 mi 4.7 km #14Aerie
Intermediate
West Sedona, AZ
Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.7 km West Sedona, AZ 25 
7.1 mi 11.4 km #15Sidewinder Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Anthem, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
7.1 mi 11.4 km Anthem, AZ 30 
0.6 mi 0.9 km #16Pigtail
Difficult
Sedona, AZ
Difficult
0.6 mi 0.9 km Sedona, AZ 18 
11.6 mi 18.7 km #17Hawknest Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
11.6 mi 18.7 km Carefree, AZ 18 
13.8 mi 22.2 km #18National Trail
Difficult
Laveen, AZ
Difficult
13.8 mi 22.2 km Laveen, AZ 10 
1.5 mi 2.5 km #19Little Horse Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sedona, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
1.5 mi 2.5 km Sedona, AZ 26 
7.1 mi 11.5 km #20Sonoran Loop Competitive Track - Outer Loop
Intermediate
Citrus Park, AZ
Intermediate
7.1 mi 11.5 km Citrus Park, AZ 23 

Photos of Central AZ - 1267

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The Hangover Trail can get intense, fast... this is an alternate line that takes steel cojones!
Apr 21, 2016 near Sedona, AZ
Sunset on Helipad Trail
Nov 10, 2013 near Guadalupe, AZ
It doesn't quite capture the true steepness, but this video shows a guy riding the crux of the Hangover ride.
Jan 8, 2016 near Sedona, AZ
Dropping off the second 'extreme' option on Mescal.
Feb 24, 2014 near West Se…, AZ
Hawes at Sunset - Hard to beat.
Oct 19, 2016 near Fountai…, AZ
Sunset on Helipad Trail
Nov 10, 2013 near Guadalupe, AZ
There's high-fives from hikers and plenty of rocks to smash on National Trail.
Apr 7, 2017 near Guadalupe, AZ
Although there are some sketchy sections, most of the trail is rideable by intermediate riders.
Nov 1, 2016 near West Se…, AZ