Smith Ravine

4.80 out of 5
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↑ 2,100 ft
↓ 2,000 ft
elevation (ft)

Out & Back
Trail Description
About this trail
Smith Ravine - TR 297 is open to hikers, horseback riders,
and mountain bikes.

The trail climbs steadily 700 feet upward toward
the southwest for the first 1.5 miles, where it
turns west. The Smith Ravine spring at the 1.7
mile point may have water. The trail ends at
Forest Road 52A (Spruce Mountain Road) at
an elevation of 7000 feet.

Ninety percent of the trail is in Ponderosa pine
forest. It offers good views to the north and
east of the Lynx Creek drainage area, and
Spruce Mountain Lookout to the south.

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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Recent Trail Check-ins     (6 total check-ins)
  Todd Greenly   on May 18, 2019
  Jenny Corso   on Nov 10, 2017
  rjgx3   on Oct 31, 2016
  rjgx3   on Jul 21, 2016
  rjgx3   on Jul 21, 2016
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Reviews (5)


December 11, 2017
Review: This out-and-back trail is great for those who don't mind climbing to earn the fast descent back! Complete with maintained whoops and berms and a few small technical sections. The excellent views of Prescott Valley are worth it, especially if done at dawn or dusk.

Similar Trail: Trail 305 (Homestead)

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Granny Gear

September 14, 2014
Review: Beautiful

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August 5, 2012
ccmski Poseur  
Review: :)

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May 27, 2009
abegold Doubletrack  
Review: Beautiful, shaded trail next to creek, fast fun xc descent.

Similar Trail: Lynx Lake Trail

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February 1, 2009
TMWJR777 Gramcounter  
Review: Great twisty, turny singletrack in the pines of Prescott.

Similar Trail: Trail #305, right across the street from #297

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Smith Ravine MTB Trail 4.80 out of 5 based on 5 ratings. 5 user reviews.
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