Los Burros Loop For Mountain Biking

The 75th most popular mountain bike trail in Arizona.

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Northeast of Pinetop in the White Mountains, the Los Burros Loop (#631) is the premier hard-packed trail in the area. The trail winds 14 miles on old road and single track, through thick stands of pine and aspen forest. Its not too rocky. The route has moderate climbs with elevations ranging from 7800 feet to 8300. Keep an eye out for the side trip up to Lake Mountain Lookout (8501 ).

To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Pinetop, head east on SR260 to McNary and then north on Vernon Road (FS224) for 7.5 miles to the NFS Los Burros CG. The trail starts from the far end of the campground and joins with a power line.

For the fastest action, turn RIGHT (counter-clockwise) at the power line and let er rip! Watch out for elk, wild turkey, deer and bear.

Overall, Los Burros Loop is the 75th most popular mountain bike trail of all 103 mountain biking rides in Arizona. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Los Burros Loop including Blue Ridge Cave Trail, Blue Ridge, Buena Vista, Juniper Ridge, Los Caballos Loop and Timber Mesa TrailGhost Of The Coyote.

Los Burros Loop Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  ASNF (928) 368-5111; Arizona Tourism (866) 275-5816; Pinetop Tourism (928) 367-4290.

Recommended Book:  "Sedona Fat Tire Tales And Trails" from Cosmic Ray

Best Season:  May - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Lakeside CG near Lakeside Ranger Office

Breakfast Restaurant:  Johnny Angels, Pinetop

Reference Source:  click here http://www.wmonline.com/

GPS:  34.139, -109.7774

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  7/13/2016

ID:  5801

Los Burros Loop Mountain Biking Map


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