Woodchute Trail

Passes through an artsy, historic mining town and climbs up Woodchute Mountain.

Total Miles
6.0
Plan with onX Offroad

Elevation
2046.49

Duration
3

Technical Rating
4/10

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.

Difficulty

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.

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.

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