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#95 Salida Gulch Trail

Intermediate
 4.0 (15) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

A gentle uphill with a fast and flowy ending


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Map Key

4.2

Miles

6.8

KM

100%

Singletrack

5,780' 1,762 m

High

5,353' 1,632 m

Low

478' 146 m

Up

470' 143 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Unknown

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Overview

You can access this trail from the Lynx Creek Ruin Rd. just off of Walker Road. You can park at the trailhead or make this part of a ride incorporating trail 305.
This loop is a gentle uphill with great views at the top then a fast and flowy downhill back to the trailhead.

Description

From the parking area at the end of Lynx Creek Ruins Rd. ride across the rocky dry creek and pass the gate. Be sure to go ride approximately 50 ft past the gate then an immediate left.

The first portion of the loop is a gentle climb with a couple steep rocky section thrown in to keep yo on your toes. Be sure to look at the rock wall on your left as you climb as you'll see many petroglyphs.

Once at the top you get a great view of the forest that lies on the south side of Prescott. Then a fast downhill with multiple switch backs awaits you.

If you still feel like riding, try the trail counter-clockwise for an entirely different experience.

Contacts

Shared By:

Jeff Combs

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 15 votes

#2

in Prescott

#1563

Overall
  4.0 from 15 votes
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Recommended Route Rankings

#2

in Prescott

#54

in Arizona

#1,563

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Photos

View of Granite Mountain heading back on Salida Gulch Trail
Sep 26, 2014 near Prescott, AZ
Heading clockwise on Salida Gulch Trail
Sep 26, 2014 near Prescott, AZ
The Petroglyphs
Nov 6, 2013 near Prescott, AZ
You're close to the top of the hill.
Jun 13, 2019 near Prescott, AZ
Don't miss a turn descending back toward trailhead :-)
Jun 13, 2019 near Prescott, AZ

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May 23, 2020
Louisa Larson
Watch our for horses on clockwise DH. 4.1mi
Nov 13, 2019
Dave Parsons
Aug 10, 2019
John Nielsen
Went clockwise... don't do that again whewh!
Apr 30, 2019
Jaron Holmes
4.2mi — 1h 00m
Apr 27, 2019
Aaron Harris
Nov 23, 2018
Davon Ratzlaff
Nice trail. Loose gravel/rocks for the first two miles or so. Dry and somewhat technical climb with nice flowing downhill. Fun! 4.5mi
Sep 13, 2018
Lena Palmaioli
Apr 7, 2018
Steven Otazu