Goldwater Lake (Trail 396)
Length: 5 mi (8 km)
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +457/483 ft
Total: 37 riders
Mountain Biking Goldwater Lake (Trail 396)
⚠ Heads up: Trail access may be temporarily restricted due to COVID-19.
#314 of 444 mountain bike trails in Arizona
#1367 in the world
You can ride this trail in either direction, and will start out climbing no matter which you choose. Known for its twisty singletrack, this trail traverses through the trees, is mostly shaded, and has views of Goldwater Lake. The descents are equally pleasing. You can connect it with Schoolhouse Gulch to make a loop.
Before you go
- Drinking water
- No E-bikes permitted
- No Fat biking allowed in winter
- No Fee required
- No Lift service
- Night riding allowed
- No Pump track
You can start from either the White Spar Campground Parking Lot or the Senator Highway parking lot. To get to either one, head south from downtown Prescott on either 89 or Senator Highway. The White Spar Campground parking lot is on the left and the trailhead is pretty much right there. The Senator Highway parking lot is also on the left if you choose this end of the trail to begin.
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