Wrangler's Nest Trail

Total Miles
3.6

Elevation

571.73 ft

Duration

1.5 Hours

Technical Rating

5

Moderate

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

This is a great technical trail with many obstacles available for the less faint of heart. Secluded in the desert between The CAP Canal North of Vistancia and Carefree Highway. Filled with awesome washes, 24" obstacles, blind Steep Climbs, and plenty of alternate routes around the obstacles. This is also a fantastic night ride that actually leads to the Boulders OHV area and Cow Creek Road (Crown King). Hard to imagine such awesome off-road trails being so close to civilization.

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Wrangler's Nest Trail
Wrangler's Nest Trail
Wrangler's Nest Trail

Difficulty

This trail is technical including steep pitch and roll angles.

Technical Rating

5

Status Reports

Todd C Menard
Nov 25, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal
There were 4 different ways to enter the trail and none had a gate as the previous rider reported. Trail conditions were typical of a primitive trail. Rocks, sand, gravel… there was no standing water at all. I highly recommend riding this trail starting at the Southern point. Either from a road called El Mirage, or from the residential community area called Northpointe near Vistancia in Northwest Peoria.
Drtxi _yank
Nov 12, 2023
SxS
Temporarily Closed
Closed Gate
Mark Almeida
Oct 11, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal
Dusty
Todd Joyce
Jul 01, 2023
Open
Normal
Dusty

Access Description

From the South take El Mirage Road North of Lone Mountain to Roundabout. Then continue North (Closed) Road. At the back of that area is a steep access to the trail. Corrs the CAP Canal over the cement bridge and you are almost there. From the north, the trail is located South of Carefree Highway. Take the road across from the Boulders OHV and travel to the end of this marked trail.

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