Usery Mountain Regional Park

View Larger Map Located on the Valley’s east side, this park takes in 3,648 acres set at the western end of the Goldfield Mountains, adjacent to the Tonto National Forest. The park contains a large variety of plants and animals that call the lower Sonoran Desert home. Along the most popular feature of the park, the Wind Cave Trail, water seeps from the roof of the alcove to support hanging gardens of Rock Daisy. The… Read More »

Pass Mountain – Usery Mountain Regional Park

by Dan Garrison Pass Mountain is the largest feature in Usery Park, and offers the most challenging riding of all the Park’s trails. Pass Mountain also offers one of the more popular hiking destinations, Wind Cave. As the name suggests, Pass Mountain Trail circumnavigates Pass Mountain, and can be ridden clockwise or counterclockwise. It is moderately aerobic and technical, and suited to riders with intermediate or better skills. Access to the trailhead can be accomplished… Read More »

Blevins – Usery Mountain Regional Park

by John V. Vrabec I am new to mountain biking and thoroughly enjoyed this trail. You could probably call this a beginner’s trail, but there are enough challenges to learn the ropes very quickly. Bunny hopping over logs and traversing through the washes was great fun and no steep climbs at all. Elevation change is around 100 feet overall. Rating: Skill: Beginner Season: Fall, Winter, Spring Mileage: 2.9