Arizona OHV Trails

Best Arizona ATV Trails & Off Road Dirt Bike Trails AZ

Arizona ATV trails and dirt bike trails offer some of the most scenic riding areas in the southwest. Rider Destinations lists the best off road ATV & motorcycle trails in Arizona including maps, directions, trail reviews, videos, and other Arizona off road trail information. Search below to find your next Arizona ATV trail destination.


Alto Pit OHV Recreation Area


Alto Pit OHV Area is located just west of Prescott, AZ. It includes OHV trails, open area, and a beginner area. This recreation area is open all year round. The landscape consists of mountain terrain and Ponderosa pine forest. Facilities include staging areas or loading and unloading, restrooms, and picnic areas. Day use fee is $5. Camping is permitted. Location: ... Read More »

Arizona Strip


The Arizona Strip area is located in Northeastern Arizona, north of the Colorado River. It is accessible from a combination of trails on the Utah/Arizona border, including Warner Valley Trails, Sand Hollow State Park, Honeymoon Trail, Sunshine Trail, and Temple Trail. We like to park in Warner Valley and then ride south into Arizona from there. The Arizona Strip includes ... Read More »

Boulders OHV Recreation Area


The Boulders OHV Area is located north east of Phoenix, Arizona near Lake Pleasant. It consists of approximately 200 miles of desert ATV trails and dirt bike trails. Most of the trails are easy to moderate, but do include some advanced single track dirt bike trails. It also includes a learning area for beginners. You’ll enjoy the beautiful scenery of ... Read More »

Bulldog Canyon OHV Area


Bulldog Canyon OHV Area is located one hour east of Phoenix. The terrain consists of desert off road trails, hills, and beautiful landscapes. This area requires a permit that can be obtained through the Tonto National Forest, Mesa Ranger District (480) 610-3300. Ride on marked trails only and always respect the land. Location: Saguaro Lake, AZ Trail Type: Desert Trails ... Read More »

Cinder Hills OHV Area


Cinder Hills is one of the largest riding areas in Arizona. It is located 13 miles northeast of Flagstaff. 13,500 acres have been designated for OHV use. The terrain consists of volcanic cinders. You find many trails throughout the Ponderosa pine forest. This is a great destination for a weekend riding & camping trip. Location: Flagstaff, AZ Trail Type: Mountain ... Read More »

Desert Wells Trails


The Desert Wells OHV Area is located one hour southeast of Phoenix, Arizona. The area consists of over 180 miles of smooth desert trails. This area is mostly flat but can be dusty. Make sure an watch out for cattle, since the area is open to grazing areas. You will need a recreation permit to ride here. Contact the ASLD ... Read More »

Ehrenberg Sand Bowl OHV Area


Ehrenberg Sand Bowl is a popular area for OHV recreation. It includes sandy terrain, hills, and many dirt roads and trails. This area provides a starting point for visitors to explore a variety of designated roads and trails. Facilities include a restroom, a shaded area, and picnic table. Open camping is allowed nearby. The fee is $5 daily per vehicle or $50 ... Read More »

Hot Wells Dunes Recreation Area


Hot Wells Sand Dunes are located 25 miles southeast of Safford, AZ. This recreation area consists of 2000 acres of sand dunes, trails, and washes. This destination not only offers fun sand dunes to ride, but also large concrete hot tubs fed by a natural hot spring. The dunes are open year round and include a day fee of $3 ... Read More »

Munds Park OHV Trails


Munds Park OHV Trail is located near Flagstaff, AZ. This trail system consists of mountain trails through the Coconino National Forest. Trails may be closed during the wintertime due to weather conditions. Camping is not permitted. Location: Munds Park, AZ Trail Type: Mountain Trails / National Forest OHV’s: ATV’s, UTV’s, Dirt Bikes Best Time of Year to Ride: Year Round Map ... Read More »

Santa Rita OHV Trails


The Santa Rita OHV Trails are located west of Highway 83 and north of Sonoita. The east side of the Santa Rita Mountains offers miles of roads in High Desert and oak woodland foothills. The trails are somewhat rocky and bumpy. Camping is only allowed in certain areas near the south entrance. This area is subject to all seasons. Location: Tucson, ... Read More »

Shea Spectator Pit & Osborn Wash


Shea Pit & Osborn Wash is located east of Parker, AZ and is home the Best in the Desert Off-Road Series – Parker 425 & 250 Desert Race. The Parker Desert Races includes different pro classes including dirt bike, ATV’s, UTV’s and Trophy Trucks. Osborn Wash is adjacent and to the south of the Spectator Area. This destinations offers excellent ... Read More »

Sheridan Mountain / Smith Mesa OHV Trails


The Sheridan Mountain / Smith Mesa OHV Trails is a multi-use trail system located near Prescott, AZ. This destination offers mountain trail riding with great scenery of the Ponderosa Pine Forests. This 42-mile bike and ATV trail system is located west of Chino Valley near Camp Wood. No facilities or water available. Trails are open to everything but full-sized 4x4s. Camping is allowed ... Read More »

Standard Wash – Lake Havasu City


Standard Wash OHV Trails are located just 5 miles south of Lake Havasu City, AZ. This low desert destination offers more than 7,500 acres with challenging and easy trails for ATV’s, UTV’s, and dirt bikes. Open camping is allowed. Best time to ride is in the spring, fall, and winter seasons. Make sure and carry plenty of water with you on ... Read More »

Swansea Townsite


Swansea Townsite is located 30 miles east of Parker, AZ. This is a low desert area that allows all types of OHVs. You can also tour the historic mining town. The trails are mostly dirt roads with some sand washes and rocky sections. This destination would be a great day trip for the adventure/historical landmark adventurist. It includes picnic areas, facilities, and ... Read More »

Thunder Rock Off Road Ranch

Thunder Rock

Thunder Rock Off Road Ranch is a 1200+ acre property about 24 miles north of Wickenburg in Yavapai County, AZ. Thunder Rock offers extreme mountainous terrain, boulders, open areas, sand washes, and more that make this the ultimate off road playground. This is a new destination and has future plans of offering the most challenging off road courses and outdoor ... Read More »

Tonto National Forest

Tonto National Forest - Arizona ATV Trails

Tonto National Forest offers thousands of off road trails and can be accessed from several east Phoenix cities including Scottsdale, Mesa, and Gilbert. There are many named trail destinations in Tonto. We rode from a specific trailhead east of Scottsdale. It includes a lot of two track, single track, and washes. Tonto has some of the most fun off road trails ... Read More »