Observatory Mesa For Mountain Biking

The 42nd most popular mountain bike trail in Arizona.

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Near Flagstaff, the Observatory Mesa contains a network of mountain bike trails along old forest service roads bounded on the west by FS518B and on the east by Flagstaff.. The Urban Trail from western Flagstaff leads up to the trailhead on FS515. Journies of 2 to 20 miles can be formed ranging from 6900 feet to 7500.

Overall, Observatory Mesa is the 42nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 103 mountain biking rides in Arizona. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Observatory Mesa including Arizona Trail - Marshall Lake, Mount Elden Trail System, San Francisco Peaks, Wing Mountain / Lava River Cave, Sycamore Point Ride and Old Moqui Stage Coach RouteWillow Point.


Local Contact(s):  Coconino National Forest (928) 527-3600; Arizona Tourisim (866) 275-5816; Cosmic Cycles, Flagstaff.

Best Season:  Mar. - Nov.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Arizona Mountain Inn (800) 239-5236; Birch Tree Inn

Luxury Loding:  Inn At 410 (800) 774-2008; Hotel Monte Vista (800) 545-3068; Weatherford Hotel (520) 779-1919

Breakfast Restaurant:  Late Train Coffee Roaster, Flagstaff

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/coconino/

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  6/30/2016

ID:  5812


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