Mcdowell Mountain Bike Shuttle
Stretch your legs while riding a whole lot of trail through some of the most recommended mountain biking trail systems in the Scottsdale/Phoenix metro area. This mountain bike shuttle from REI makes it possible to piece together the best of the trails that surround the McDowell Mountains including part of the Maricopa trail, the Brown’s Ranch trails, and the trails at McDowell Mountain Regional Park. This shuttle is not a typical “downhillers only” route of technical descents and long-travel bikes. It’s the perfect solution for a day of endurance and net elevation loss that provides fun and exhilaration all day long.
Sweeping views and winding desert single track guide your way through giant saguaro cactus as you carve around the edge of the McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale. From the national forest, to Scottsdale’s desert preserve, and finally through one of the beloved Maricopa County regional parks, this tour highlights some of the best mountain biking areas in the valley. Enjoy the sunshine, the descents, and minimal climbing on a fully supported shuttle from the REI Adventure Center in Arizona.
Shuttle Price Includes
- Maps and route recommendation
- Pre-determined rider check-in point
- Snacks & water, refill at check-in point
- Basic repair supplies (air, sealant/tubes, tools)
Bike rental NOT included
What to Bring
Mountain bike and flat repair kit.
Water bottles and/or hydration backpack or waistpack (recommended).
Comfortable, weather appropriate athletic clothing – shorts and a t-shirt, long sleeves are recommended on cooler mornings. Guests who have biking specific shorts or jerseys are encouraged to wear them.
Close-toed athletic shoes or bike specific shoes.
Sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, lip balm, medications, hat, etc.
Upgrades + Additions
Hotel/Residence Pick Up
$125 per group – inquire over the phone
Guided Tour Upgrade
Want to experience the Black Canyon Trail with an expert mountain bike guide? Ask us about upgrading to a guided Black Canyon Trail tour.
- 1-12 people $ 515 per group 515 per group
Groups larger than 12 – please inquire for more information.
Tours, rentals, and add-ons may be subject to sales tax at the local rate.