Located amidst the panoramic landscapes of Prescott, Arizona, Trail #305 promises cyclists a captivating experience, balancing high-speed dashes with the serene beauty of Lynx Lake and the surrounding pines.
Nestled close to Lynx Lake, Trail #305 offers a sweet 12-18" wide singletrack, majorly running through the pines. The trail isn't about conquering technical challenges but the adrenaline-pumping speed, likened to a roller coaster by many. It’s about weaving through the tracks, taking those chances, and reveling in the good times.As a warning, while the trail might not be excessively technical, its winding nature means cyclists should always be alert to maintain balance and speed. The real appeal? Its flowy sections, impeccable views, and notably grippy terrain. Plus, the elevation to Lynx Lake isn’t strenuous, peppered with downhill sections to catch your breath.
Starting the journey at The Ranch Trailhead on Walker Rd., cyclists can find the other end of this roller coaster on Bannie Mine Rd. (opposite Trail #297 Smith Ravine). If an out-and-back ride is the plan, that’s about 14 miles of pure cycling bliss.
Cyclists should be prepared for a few rocky areas and tight hairpin corners. And while climbing might be more challenging for some (especially those not used to higher elevations), the descent is worth every drop of sweat.In summary, if seeking a blend of speed, serenity, and scenic beauty, Trail #305 is a must-visit for every cyclist. And after one ride, it's no surprise that many can’t wait for their next.