Biking Trails

Our list of popular Mountain Biking Trails 

Biking & Map Brochure
  • Peavine Trail

  • 10 mins from our Campground

  • Information

    This is one of the few “Rail to Trail” projects in Arizona. There are outstanding views of Watson Lake and Granite Dells, as well as wildlife viewing.  Walk, hike, bike or horseback along this six mile trail that was originally built by the Santa Fe Railway in 1893. The Peavine connects with the Iron King Trail for another four mile trek along more railroad bed.  Take Hwy 89 to Prescott Lakes Parkway, then to Sundog Ranch Road. Shown on the NE Prescott Trails Map. Parking at the Peavine Trailhead off Prescott Lakes Parkway has a $2 fee. Alternatively, you can access this trail for free off of Hwy 89A at Side Road, from Prescott Valley Iron King trailhead, or from the trailhead on Granite Dells Road. Click the following link for more information; Peavine Trail

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  • Prescott Circle Trail

  • 10 min hike from Point of Rocks

  • Information

    The Prescott Circle Trail is a network of our best non-motorized trails that combine to make a 54 mile loop around Prescott . The PCT is jointly managed by the City of Prescott (25 miles) and Prescott National Forest (29 miles). The trail comes as close as three miles to downtown Prescott and is easily accessible with 15 trailheads along its length. A lap of the PCT has about 6000 feet of elevation gain and can be enjoyed as an adventurous one or two day trip or a multi-day trip over a period of days, weeks or months. Click the following link for; Prescott Circle Trail Info

  • Whiskey Off-Road

  • 10 mins from our park to Start Line

  • Information

    The Whiskey Off-Road 30 Proof course begins with a brief stay and steep climb on the pavement heading out to the endless singletrack offerings located in Prescott National Forest. Once in the forest, the route features technical singletrack, burly water bars, daunting creek crossings, smooth fire roads, quality climbing, and awesome vistas. Trail Map and Info; Whiskey 50 Info

  • Goldwater Trail

  • 12 mins drive from our campground

  • Information

    This #396 is a great trail for a hot summer day. Located almost entirely in the trees it includes a bit of climbing with little technical skills needed.  The trail starts at the White Spar campground just off of White Spar Road just minutes south of downtown Prescott. A winding climb brings you to a small overlook with good views of the mountains west of town.  Then a short downhill to the pond and the real climb begins. The first 1/4 mile is the toughest then it steps it’s way to the saddle. Be sure to look off to your left while you climb to see Goldwater Lake. Then a gentle downhill through the trees and the final climb up to Senator Highway. Trail Map & Info; Goldwater Trail

  • Iron King Trail

  • 15 mins drive from our campground

  • Information

    Iron King Trail can be accessed in multiple ways, the easiest being, parking in the small dirt lot on the west side of Glassford Hill Rd. off of Sante Fe Loop and parking is free. Access is also available from the Peavine Trail.  This trail is doubletrack and an easy ride. There is a gentle climb for the first 2.25 miles then a flat ride into the rocks. A picnic table and a port-a-let await you at the intersection Trail Map & Info; Iron King Page

  • Wolverton Mountain Trail

  • 15 mins drive from our campground

  • Information

    This trail starts just across Hwy 89 from White Spar Campground on White Spar Road just south of Prescott. From the start it is climb, climb, climb.  The trail starts in the trees with nice flowy easy climbing. Then after a short downhill, grab your lungs and be ready. As you climb out of the trees look off to the right and you’ll see great views of Prescott from Thumb Butte in the west to the Dells farther to the east.  More climbing is ahead as you wind your way higher and higher. At about 4.2 miles you’ll come to a gate. Pass around the gate and on to the doubletrack. A bit more climbing and then finally some downhill to the intersection of Trail 48. Trail Map & Info; Wolverton Mountain Info

  • Mt. Francis Loop

  • 15 mins drive from our campground

  • Information

    This loop incorporates some great trails, climbs through the Thumb Butte area (several optional routes here), then heads up a rugged climb on Sparrow, followed by excellent descents on Moby #737 and #9415 Wolverton Mountain Trail.  Sparrow follows a fairly busy ravine, Moby #737 has beautiful forest and great views, as does Wolverton – if you can take your eyes off the trail! You can add Goldwater Lakes Trail #396 and Feldmeier Trail #330 after crossing White Spar Rd. if you’re still hungry for more. Trail Map and Info; Mt Francis Loop Page

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  • Prescott Punisher Trail

  • 15 mins drive from our campground

  • Information

    This is a 4.75 mi Mtn Biking in Prescott, AZ, United States. The Mtn Biking has a total ascent of 258.92 ft and has a maximum elevation of 6,360.47 ft Average Terrain For Event For Group Medium Climb Contour Medium Difficulty Mountains Surroundings Rough Terrain Scenic Surroundings Smooth Terrain Trail Surface Trail Map and Info; Punisher Trail Page

  • Constellation Trail

  • 8 mins drive from our campground

  • Information

    While the area in total only has about 6 miles of trail, if you do them all it will be a workout.  Park at Phippen Museum just of off Hwy 89 north of Prescott. The trail heads under the highway and you come out in an area where a Lockheed C-121G Super Constellation crashed on February 28, 1959. Trail Page & Map

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  • Salida Gulch Trail

  • 15 mins drive from our campground

  • Information

    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. 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. Trail & Map Page

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  • Goldwater Lake Trail #2

  • 15 mins drive from our campground

  • Information

    This ride starts with a really fun climb up through the mountains past some amazing scenery. The manageable climbs are long and steady, but there are a few rocky sections where you may choose to push for 15 feet or so. Higher up the scenery is amazing past the lakes and trees. On the return trip, all the climbs switch to fun, controlled downhills with a few more climbs thrown in for good measure. Trail & Map Page

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  • Smith Ravine Trail

  • 15 mins drive from our campground

  • Information

    Starting from the Tr.297 (Smith Ravine) trailhead located 4.8 miles east on Walker Rd. from Hwy 69, you encounter a climb from the very start. Smith Ravine Trail #297 is nicely shaded as it passes through oak and ponderosa pine forest. The trail rolls up and down as it gradually climbs from an elevation of roughly 6,000 at one end, to nearly 7,000 at the other.  Ravine Trail and Map Page

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  • Balancing Rock Trail

  • 15 mins drive from our campground

  • Information

    Balancing Rock Trail #349 begins at the Cayuse Equestrian Trailhead within the Granite Basin Recreation Area.  The trail weaves up and down through shaded pine forest studded with granite boulders. Wildflowers add color to the landscape throughout much of the year, and portions of the trail meander along charming seasonal creeks.  Trail and Map Page

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  • Homestead Trail

  • 15 mins drive from our campground

  • Information

    The trail starts from the north side of the Trail 62 / Ranch Trailhead. Be sure to look both ways as you cross Walker Rd. and the other campground access roads. When you get to the Green Gate the real climbing starts. The best part of this trail is heading back towards the trailhead – there’s lots of downhill goodness. Trail and Map Page

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  • Ranch Trail #62

  • 10 mins drive from our campground

  • Information

    Starting from Senator Highway at the top of Trail #396, Trail #62 (Ranch Trail) heads all the way to Walker Rd.  The trail starts with a couple nice switchbacks then gently climbs into the forest above. The first couple miles are exposed, providing great views of Prescott, Thumb Butte and Granite Mountain.  Trail and Map Page

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