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Balanced Rock Trail

Intermediate

Trail

1.6 mile 2.6 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 123' 38 m
Descent: -15' -5 m
High: 2,870' 875 m
Low: 2,747' 837 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 4% (2°)

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Trail shared by Tom Dobson

Perfect rolling singletrack.

Tom Dobson

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

Starting at the powerline road, head north along this awesome undulating trail for about a mile and a half. Eventually, it connects with the Cholla Mountain Loop Trail and kisses the Granite Mountain Loop.

The namesake rock is about halfway on the trail.

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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Dogs Allowed, Flora & Fauna

Contacts

Land Manager: City of Scottsdale

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Oct 20, 2019
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I think its a Jackalope!!!
Apr 25, 2015 near Carefree, AZ
Balanced Rock, up close and personal
Apr 28, 2015 near Carefree, AZ

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