Arizona Gravel

Phoenix / Tuscon area

Apache Trail
A 5 star, must do ride!  The views of the Superstition Muntains and Four Peaks Wilderness area awesome throughout.  And … the riding is really fun!
Stats: 55 miles / 6800 feet / 1 gravel sector, 44 miles total
Style:  Mixed
Where: ~ 30 min northeast of Apache Junction, AZ

Bitten by the Bulldog
A fun, demanding route with some single track, jeep road and tarmac with beautiful desert and mountain views!
Stats: 24 miles / 1800 feet / 2 gravel sectors, 12 miles total
Style:  Mixed
Where: Usery Mountain Regional park / Mesa, AZ

Pemberton Lollipop
A great beginner+ ride on the wide single track of McDowell Mountain Regional park.  Just smiles.
Stats: 28 miles / 1500 feet / 1 gravel sector, 13 miles total
Style:  Mixed
Where: McDowell Mountain Regional park / Fountain Hills, AZ

Punchbowl
One of the best gravel descents (and climbs) in the area! And … the beginning of the ride is pretty good too.
Stats: 39 miles / 4700 feet / 1 gravel sector, 9 miles total
Style:  Mixed
Where: Apache Junction, AZ