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160 mi 257 km of trail 8 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 6 Trails Intermediate Trails 55 Trails Hard Trails 12 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Prescott National Forest - 8

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Favorite The Bumble Bee segment of the Black Canyon trail has an abundance of giant saguaros.
Difficult

Black Canyon Trail (BCT) - IMBA EPIC

77.5 mi 124.8 km 3,897' Up 1187.88 m Up 6,640' Down 2023.97 m Down

Spring…, AZ
Favorite Goldwater Lake
Intermediate

Goldwater Lakes Out-and-Back

13.1 mi 21.1 km 1,273' Up 388.01 m Up 1,273' Down 387.99 m Down

Prescott, AZ
Favorite Just dropping in
Difficult

Mingus Mountain Shuttle

4.9 mi 7.9 km 363' Up 110.55 m Up 1,596' Down 486.48 m Down

Verde V…, AZ
Favorite View of Granite Mountain heading back on Salida Gulch Trail
Intermediate

#95 Salida Gulch Trail

4.2 mi 6.8 km 478' Up 145.72 m Up 470' Down 143.18 m Down

Prescott, AZ
Favorite Supreme technical skills.
Intermediate/Difficult

Painted Rock Loop

13.2 mi 21.2 km 1,204' Up 367 m Up 1,204' Down 367.03 m Down

Prescott, AZ
Favorite West Side Story
Intermediate/Difficult

Emmanuel Pines Loop

8.4 mi 13.4 km 682' Up 207.75 m Up 681' Down 207.52 m Down

Prescott, AZ
Favorite Sun rising on Groom Creek Trail
Difficult

Smith Ravine & Spruce Mtn.

17.5 mi 28.1 km 3,488' Up 1063.26 m Up 3,501' Down 1066.96 m Down

Prescott, AZ
Favorite Ryan on the Fat Bike
Intermediate/Difficult

Mt. Francis Loop

23.4 mi 37.7 km 2,213' Up 674.66 m Up 2,244' Down 684.08 m Down

Prescott, AZ

Trails in Prescott National Forest - 65

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4.6 mi 7.4 km #1Goldwater Lakes Trail #396
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate
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9.5 mi 15.3 km #2Ranch Trail #62
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
6.6 mi 10.7 km #3#305 Homestead Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
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1.1 mi 1.8 km #4Firewater Trail #325
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
0.9 mi 1.5 km #5Sierra Prieta Trail #366
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
5.0 mi 8.1 km #6#9415 Wolverton Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
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0.3 mi 0.5 km #7Happy Ending
Difficult
Prescott, AZ
Difficult
Prescott, AZ
2.0 mi 3.2 km #8Yeager Cabin Trail #111
Intermediate
Verde Village, AZ
Intermediate
Verde Village, AZ
2.0 mi 3.2 km #9Moby #737
Intermediate/Difficult
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Prescott, AZ
2.1 mi 3.4 km #10Little Yeager Canyon Trail #533
Difficult
Verde Village, AZ
Difficult
Verde Village, AZ
1.6 mi 2.5 km #11Vista Trail
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
0.9 mi 1.4 km #12Russ T. Fender
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
3.2 mi 5.2 km #13Balancing Rock Trail #349
Intermediate
Williamson, AZ
Intermediate
Williamson, AZ
6.6 mi 10.7 km #14Willow Trail #347
Intermediate/Difficult
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Prescott, AZ
2.6 mi 4.2 km #15Feldmeier Trail #330
Intermediate/Difficult
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
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2.9 mi 4.7 km #16#297 Smith Ravine Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Prescott, AZ
1.4 mi 2.2 km #17Surprise Spring Trail #350
Intermediate
Williamson, AZ
Intermediate
Williamson, AZ
7.0 mi 11.3 km #18Badger Mountain Trail #329
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
2.6 mi 4.2 km #19West Side Story
Intermediate/Difficult
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Prescott, AZ
1.6 mi 2.5 km #20Trail 316 - Pine Lakes Trail
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ

Photos of Prescott National Forest - 265

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Supreme technical skills.
Sep 6, 2015 near Prescott, AZ
Sun rising on Groom Creek Trail
Sep 27, 2014 near Prescott, AZ
The highlight of the Drinking Snake segment of the BCT is a short passage through a hidden drainage.
Apr 24, 2015 near Spring…, AZ
Just dropping in
May 21, 2015 near Verde V…, AZ
Tr 62 with Thumb Butte and Granite Mountain in the background
Nov 27, 2014 near Prescott, AZ
View of Granite Mountain heading back on Salida Gulch Trail
Sep 26, 2014 near Prescott, AZ
Descent back to Groom Creek trailhead
Sep 27, 2014 near Prescott, AZ
View from Spruce Mountain
Sep 27, 2014 near Prescott, AZ