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McDowell Mountain riding is bucket list worthy, if you are looking for advice or support for a bike trip here, definitely contact Western Spirit Cycling. Their guides have these trails dialed, plus they will get their massive support truck to camp, whip up amazing food, and keep the beer cold.

Recommended Routes in Fountain Hills - 1

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Favorite Cruisin' down Rock Knob Trail
Intermediate

Pemberton Loop

15.7 mi 25.3 km 792' Up 241.53 m Up 791' Down 241.09 m Down

Rio Verde, AZ

Fountain Hills Biking

  • 96 Miles 154 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 12 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 14 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Trails in Fountain Hills - 26

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3.0 mi 4.8 km #1Sport Loop
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ 36 
8.0 mi 12.8 km #2Long Loop
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ 35 
2.7 mi 4.3 km #3Technical Loop
Difficult
Fountain Hills, AZ
Difficult
Fountain Hills, AZ 23 
6.4 mi 10.3 km #4Escondido Trail
Intermediate
Rio Verde, AZ
Intermediate
Rio Verde, AZ 20 
2.7 mi 4.4 km #5Tonto Tank Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Rio Verde, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Rio Verde, AZ
5.0 mi 8.0 km #6Dixie Mine Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Fountain Hills, AZ
3.5 mi 5.7 km #7Scenic Trail
Intermediate
Rio Verde, AZ
Intermediate
Rio Verde, AZ 15 
2.6 mi 4.1 km #8Coachwhip Trail
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
2.5 mi 4.0 km #9Andrews-Kinsey Trail
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
15.7 mi 25.3 km #10Pemberton Trail
Intermediate
Rio Verde, AZ
Intermediate
Rio Verde, AZ

Photos of Fountain Hills - 35

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Pemberton Loop, starting from the Tom's Thumb Parking Lot on the west side, running clockwise.
Dec 10, 2017 near Rio Verde, AZ
Boulders and gravel
Feb 3, 2016 near Rio Verde, AZ
Coming down the backside.
Feb 3, 2016 near Rio Verde, AZ
Cruisin' down Rock Knob Trail
May 27, 2014 near Rio Verde, AZ
Coachwhip singletrack
Feb 12, 2020 near Fountai…, AZ
Pemberton 15 mile trail out out Fountain Hills. 38 min video of my 1hr 6 min ride. Well groomed fun trail! Awesome weather late March 2019
Mar 31, 2019 near Rio Verde, AZ
Winter riding can be utterly beautiful on the Technical Loop at McDowell.
Feb 27, 2017 near Fountai…, AZ
On top of the ridge.
Feb 3, 2016 near Rio Verde, AZ