Woodchute Trail

Total Miles


2046.49 ft


3 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

Start your route to Woodchute Trail by climbing through the historic minig town of Jerome, a bustling art and tourism hub with great restaurants. Continue on 89A to the base of Woodchute Mountain at 7,860 feet. You'll keep climbing up Woodchute and then enjoy a twisty, windy trail. Take a break to step through the trees and witness the gorgeous views of Verde Valley. This is a fun trail for ATVs and side-by-sides.


Moderate: Rutted, steep, and narrow with tight brush and tippy spots. Suitable for stock SUVs with high ground clearance and low-range gearing. Expect brush marks.

Technical Rating


Access Description

From the fire station on the north end of Jerome, continue west about 5 miles on Highway 89A. Turn right 0.9 miles after mile marker 340. The road is hidden by a guardrail and is easy to drive past.