Featured DIRT BIKE TRAILS
Northeast of Flagstaff in the Coconino National Forest, the 13,500 acre Cinder Hills Area combines singletrack with open riding for 19 miles of off-road motorcycle trails riding. Get ready for big hill climbs. The routes traverse an extensive area of deep volcanic cinders in a ponderosa pine forest.
Northwest of Phoenix, the Crown King area is very popular with off-road motorcycle riders. The Crown King area offers trail riding through pine forest in the Bradshaw Mountains.
Northeast of Phoenix and east of Fort McDowell, the Four Peak Rolls OHV Area (aka Four Peaks Mine) for dirt biking has varied terrain rolling over mountains and through creek beds and sandwashes near steep cliffs and mountainous areas. This 27,000 acre area has over 75 miles of roads and trails open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. There are vistas of Superstition Mountain, Four Peaks Mountain and Weavers Needle.
Northeast of Phoenix, the 25 mile Sycamore Creek ATV Area has varied terrain rolling over mountains and through creek beds and sandwashes near cliffs and canyons. These trails are open to dirt biking and offer vistas of Superstition Mountain, Four Peaks Mountain and Weavers Needle.
West of Prescott, the 400 acre Alto Pit Riding Area is a popular area to ride through ponderosa pine forest that is open to dirt biking. There is a 13-acre cross country area open to trail bikes, 8 miles of designated trails for trail bikes, and a beginners course for vehicles under 90cc.
West of Cottonwood and northeast of Prescott near Jerome, the Mingus Mountain Loop is a 16.6 mile loop open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The trail follows a long narrow shelf road with views of the Verde Valley.
Northeast of Payson near Heber in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, the Long Draw Route is a 30 mile loop through ponderosa pine forest for dirt biking. Start either at the Long Draw North trailhead at Chevelon Crossing or the Long Draw South trailhead at Chevelon Lake. The route travels mostly along established forest service roads, which are either well-maintained gravel or dirt.
In the far northwest corner of Arizona, the vast Arizona Strip has over 5,000 miles of dirt roads open to dirt biking. The roads traverse high desert and some ponderosa pine forest.
In the Coconino National Forest, the Home Tank Draw Trail is a 14 mile route open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. This is a rocky, difficult trail and should not be attempted when wet. It connects with the Cedar Flat Trail to form a loop.
Southwest of Flagstaff, the White Horse Lake Loop is a 28 mile loop open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The route is not recommended when wet due to thick mud.
Northwest of Kingman near Chloride, the Packsaddle Mountain Loop is a 16.5 mile route through the Cerbat Mountains open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The trail follows a long winding shelf road. It passes through the Chloride townsite.
Northwest of Kingman in the Black Mountains, the Portland Mine Road is a 31.8 mile route open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The trail runs along a sandy wash and then down into a shallow canyon.
Northwest of Kingman in the Black Mountains, the Thumb Butte Trail is a 14 mile route open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. It travels through rugged terrain and over gravelly washes. It gets more difficult as it goes along.
East of Kingman, the White Hills Trail is a 22 mile route open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The route travel through the White Hills and Cyclopic, and passes the Hualapai Valley.
Southeast of Lake Havasu City near Alamo Lake, the Alamo Lake Road is a graded dirt road that provides access to the west side of Alamo Lake and numerous dirt biking trails. These dirt bike trails include: Flag Mine Trail, McCracken Peak Trail, Rawhide Mountains Trail and Signal Road Trail.
Southeast of Lake Havasu and Parker Dam, the Mineral Wash - Bill Williams River Trail is a 16 mile route open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The trail follows the Bill Williams River with several deep crossings.
South of Lake Havasu City and east of Quartzsite, the South Plomosa Range Trail is a 16 mile route open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The trail passes through the Southern Cross Mine and climbs through a canyon.
Southeast of Lake Havasu City and west of Alamo Lake, the Swansea Loop Trail is a 12 mile route open to off-road motorcycle trails riding in the Rawhide Mountains. This route is heavily used and easy to follow.
West of Phoenix near Buckeye, the Arizona Cycle Park has 4 tracks built in a 40 acre pit. The four tracks are the National Track, the Quad Track, the 50/PW Track and the Oval Track. The National Track is a coarse sand with elevation changes built into the sides of the pit.
Southeast of Phoenix near Casa Grande, the Motogrande MX has a regular motocross track, a mini track and a flat track for ATV. In addition, there is a supercross track open to pro-level riders.
Near Eagar in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, the 25 mile Saffell Canyon Trail includes some of the most spectacular views in the White Mountains open to dirt biking. The trail begins at an elevation of 7,600 feet at Saffel Canyon and climbs to 9,400 feet at Pat Knoll. The trail goes through three distinct vegetation zones: pinon-juniper, ponderosa pine, and mixed conifer.
West of Phoenix and south of Ehrenberg, the Ehrenberg Sand Bowl Area is a popular site for dirt biking, with hilly, sandy terrain and a network of roads and trails. The dirt bike riding at the Ehrenberg Sand Bowl Area is limited to day use only between 6am to 10pm.
Southeast of Tucson and northwest of Sonoita, the Gardner Canyon area has 18 miles of OHV routes open to dirt biking. There are numerous side roads to explore, including many difficult ones. Make sure to stay on numbered roads.