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Double Butte Loop

Easy/Intermediate
 3.4 (20)

Another option for looping around the northern Papago buttes.


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Map Key

2.3

Miles

3.7

KM

Singletrack

1,357' 413 m

High

1,244' 379 m

Low

114' 35 m

Up

113' 34 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Unknown

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Description

This loop includes the way-fun whoop-de-doos on the Southeast side of Big Butte and cuts through the amphitheater on the North side. Either direction is fun; it's short, so you might as well do it both ways!

On the Southern portion of the loop, North to South along the gentle sloping downhill by the fenceline is the preferred direction as it tends to be a little less traveled by hikers.

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Trail Ratings

  3.4 from 20 votes

#1

in Papago Park

#7726

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  3.4 from 20 votes
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#1

in Papago Park

#188

in Arizona

#7,726

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Photos

Sunset at the Papago Park amphitheater
Oct 20, 2015 near Tempe J…, AZ
Loop around Big Butte at sunrise
Jul 23, 2013 near Tempe J…, AZ
On the Double Butte Loop/Oh So Nice Loop looking east from near the ramada area.
Jan 5, 2017 near Tempe J…, AZ
Looking West where the Oh So Nice Trail meets up with the Double Butte Loop.
Jan 5, 2017 near Tempe J…, AZ

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Mar 21, 2020
Brian Wiggs
Nov 23, 2019
Jack Brittain
Aug 31, 2019
Mark Hatfield
Testing new tires and tube. This trail could use a community clean up day, a lot trash in some parts. 7.5mi — 1h 00m
Aug 10, 2019
Steph Lucero
May 25, 2019
falke pollack
Apr 19, 2019
William Chun
Feb 18, 2019
Perin Levine
Oct 20, 2018
Alyssa Griffin