Thumb Butte Horseback Riding

The 49th most popular equestrian trail in Arizona.

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Near Prescott, the Thumb Butte area has trails open to hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. The high point of the trail network is 7000 feet with a view that overlooks Cooper Basin.

To reach the Thumb Butte area from downtown Prescott, travel west on Gurley Street, which becomes Thumb Butte Road. Continue on to Thumb Butte Picnic Area (3 miles from courthouse).

Overall, Thumb Butte is the 49th most popular horse trail of all 49 horseback rides in Arizona. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Thumb Butte including Granite Mountain / Granite Basin, Old Military Trail, Sycamore Trail, Groom Creek Loop, Sheridan Mountain / Smith Mesa and Seven Mile Gulch Trail.

Thumb Butte Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  PNF (928) 445-7253; Prescott Tourism (800) 266-7534.

Best Season:  Apr. - Nov.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Pleasant St. Inn (928) 445-4774

Luxury Loding:  Mt. Version Inn (928) 778-0886; Prescott Pines Inn (800) 541-5374.

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  34.55165, -112.52142

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  7/11/2016

ID:  19024

Thumb Butte Horseback Riding Map


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