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Black Canyon Trail is a 74.8 mile point-to-point trail located near Black Canyon City, Arizona and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for camping, nature trips, and mountain biking.

Distance: 74.8 miles Elevation Gain: 5,885 feet Route Type: Point to Point

camping

mountain biking

nature trips

bike touring

no shade

7 months ago

Rode horseback from Orme road to Hwy 169. Easy 2 track road with some awesome views. 13 miles

horseback riding
7 months ago

This northern end of the Black Canyon trail goes from Orme road to Hwy 169. It follows two track roads and is lightly used. For the most part the trail is well marked and easy to follow. There is seasonal water at Osborne springs and Cenga creek. parking on both ends is ample for large trailers.

hiking
8 months ago

Careful! If Big Bug is flowing, you have to go across the creek.

horseback riding
8 months ago

The Black Canyon trail is well maintained and marked by carins to the river. After that it is lightly visible due to intersecting cattle tracts but you can still follow it all the way to Orme road. There are beautiful views and changing topography. Wish I knew the history of the stone house ath the windmill.

9 months ago

Just rode the newest section from Spring Valley to hwy 169. Markers along two track is what most of the trail consists of. Beautiful views.

running
Mon Nov 12 2018

Love the single track and the scenic changes

horseback riding
Mon Jan 08 2018

I live in Bumble Bee and ride my horse all the time on the BCT. It has great footing, very scenic and crosses the Agua Fria and Black Canyon rivers in several spots. It has everything to offer with mountain views, switchback for challenges, easy stretches and yes you will get you wet in a few places! There are nice trailheads spaced out where you can shuttle. There are good camping spots for thru hikers or riders near water. Also communities and a ranch along the way for supplies or over night stays. And of course you deserve a slice of pie at the Rock Springs trailhead ! When this trail is complete it will go all the way to Williams !

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Wed Oct 31 2018

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