Length: 16 mi (25.7 km)
Configuration: Figure 8
Total: 3 riders
Mountain Biking Slate Creek Divide Loop
#180 of 401 mountain bike trails in Arizona
Various routes available - Alternative #1 (From above): 13 Mi. (22 km) Alternative #2 (From above): 10 Mi. (16 km) Loop top half only (Inc. dirt. to 8 from SR 87): 12 Mi. (19 km) Figure eight: 16 Mi. (26 km)
Scenery varies from chapparal communities and
the riparian habitat associated with the Sycamore
West Fork to Douglas Fir and Ponderosa Pine
overstory in the northern portions of the loop.
Check current/forecasted weather conditions as
northern portions of the loop do receive snowfall.
East and West Sycamore creeks may have
substantial flow during and/or after storms. Since
this trail is on the boundary of the Mazatzal
Wilderness, please be aware that bicycles are not
allowed in the wilderness area.
First added by alvin.santoy on Dec 16, 2008. Last updated May 11, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
- Drinking water: unknown
- Lift service: unknown
- Night riding: unknown
- Pump track: unknown
- Restrooms: unknown
- Fat bike grooming: unknown
- E-bikes allowed: unknown
- Fee required: unknown
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Follow FR 25 west to the junction with FR 25A (West Sycamore Rd.). Follow FR 25A northward along the West Fork of Sycamore Creek to the junction of primitive FR 3722 (unsigned). Follow (uphill) FR 3722 east to the junction of FR 201A. At this point two opportunities arise:
1) Turn North (Left) Along Fr 201a: Follow FR 201A north past Horse Camp Seep to the junction with FR 201. Turn right (east) on FR 201 then go south past Pine Mountain Mine to the Slate Creek Divide and State Hwy. 87.
2) Bear East (Right) Along Fr 201a: Follow FR 201A east to the junction with FR 201. Follow FR 201 south (right) back to Slate Creek Divide and State Highway 87.