Wild Horse Trail

EASY 7 reviews
#59 of 94 trails in

Wild Horse Trail is a 7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Las Alegres, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
7.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
669 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

wild flowers

no dogs

The Wild Horse Trail has 2 access points. The west access on Power Road (more popular) and the east access on Usery Pass Road. There is dirt parking at both trailheads. This trail connects the 2 roads and is part of the Maricopa Trail system.

1 hour ago

This was a fun ride. You get some decent views of Red Mountain across the way but most of the enjoyment comes from the twisty up/down flow of the trail. You pick up some good speed through the dips. Will be back here a few times in the future.

hiking
28 days ago

mountain biking
2 months ago

Enjoyed our ride in Sunday. Trail is very flowy, with a few sandy spots. The downhill rides really fast and there's some great views of the Salt River.

3 months ago

Easy trail. Well marked. Lots of bike trafficked. Went halfway and turned around.

4 months ago

trail running
4 months ago

Wild Horse Trail is perfect for trail running. 100% runnable with almost no technical or rocky spots. It shares a trailhead off of Power road with Twisted Sister trail, so keep to the left (east side) of the trail in the first 1/2 mile to end up on Wild Horse. The trail is very smooth with mostly gently inclines and descents. Fairly narrow single track but I only saw a couple other people in the hour I was on the trail. Very fast trail for running, almost as fast as just running on flat asphalt but a lot more fun with all the twists and turns and small rolling hills. Nice panoramic views of the area, including Red mountain and Usery. I recommend starting at the trailhead off Power Road so that you get the uphill out of the way and leave yourself with over 3 miles of downhill fun for the second half. One of the best trails in the area for running and would be a blast on a mountain bike as well. There is a fork in the trail about 3 miles in (from the Power Road trailhead) but don't stress about it because both options end up in the same place about 1/4 of a mile later.

trail running
4 months ago