Iron King Trail

EASY 28 reviews
#12 of 44 trails in

Iron King Trail is a 14 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Prescott Valley, Arizona. The trail is good for all skill levels offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
14.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
524 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

mountain biking

trail running

walking

horseback riding

walking
12 days ago

The Granville subdivision is destroying the PV side of the trail. More and more homes being built and parts of the trail are actually gone now. The antelope are losing their range land and they are being pushed across the highway to try to find a place to live safely. Many are not making it across the highway. Now this subdivision is building a golf course. The trail will be gone soon. If you want to take a stroll on the sidewalk that runs behind the backyards of the new homes, this trail is for you.

20 days ago

The first mile of this trail from the trailhead has been mostly obliterated by a subdivision. Nice sidewalk but not for hiking. Past the dog park it improves quickly.

2 months ago

Easy walking. Beautiful scenery. Feeling alone even on a busy day.

3 months ago

Nice walk through beautiful prairie and the mysterious granite Dells.

hiking
4 months ago

Good trail, very easy. Offers good scenery after the rain.

mountain biking
4 months ago

Good trail for easy riders.

trail running
7 months ago

wonderful trail, amazing vistas.

8 months ago

Great trail for all levels of fitness. Only passed a few others on the trail. Wide open scenery.

walking
8 months ago

This trail follows a former railroad bed, so it is very flat and easy. It is great for a long walk or bike ride, good for kids or those who can't do uphill/downhill (not paved though). Popular trail so you will usually have some company, but not crowded. Not much to see (sometimes pronghorn antelope) until you're 3-4 miles in, then very scenic as it eventually meets up with the Peavine Trail in the Granite Dells. Drive west on Santa Fe Loop Rd. to the end of the street and that's where the real trail starts. Gorgeous on days with cumulus clouds. Just a nice rambling trail to clear your head!

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Awesome

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Very convenient location, trail is open and nicely worn. Would be great for running or biking. Very easy trail with some wildlife along the way. It's not shaded though!

trail running
Sunday, April 03, 2016

It's a good running trail as it's not terribly difficult and it is well traveled. Not the most spectacular views for the area but you still can view Glassford Hill and the Granite Dells. Also it is a high possibility to spot some Pronghorn Antelope along the way. I would recommend doing this trail in the early morning or afternoon as there is no shade along the trail.

trail running
Saturday, January 23, 2016

I attempted to run on this trail. Maybe in the future it will get better again, but right now, do not attempt it from the Glassford Hill starting point. I got 2 miles in and the trail turned into a dirty construction site. The trail faded off into low chaparral with tons of thorns. I couldn't even head in the direction I knew the trail continued because of barbed wire fences strewn everywhere.... I had to stop and wander in circles before I finally realized which direction my car was in. Running fail.

hiking
Sunday, March 29, 2015

Wide open prairies, and flat. Some good sights, but nothing to terribly impressive.

mountain biking
Wednesday, June 04, 2014

While visiting some friends, they took me on an amazing night ride staring from the Peavine Trail (Prescott Peavine Trail) connecting with the Iron King Trail on the Prescott side. The great thing about doing the night hike? Cooler, no sun burns, heat exhaustion, and dehydration.

More of my review at: http://matthewsadventurediary.blogspot.com/2014/06/peavine-trail-iron-king-trail-darkeness.html

hiking
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Wide open prairie, with a flat dirt path, good for biking. Not much to see.

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