Trip Planning Tools

Hikers in Sierra Vista Open Space

Planning Navigator

The Planning Navigator provides information on each dedicated Ridge Trail section and useful links to maps, land manager websites, trail apps, and trailhead and parking locations. Additional information includes elevation change, trail surface, accessibility notes where available, allowable uses (hiking, mountain biking, equestrian), shuttling logistics, permit requirements, dog notes, camping and more.

Find out more about Ridge Trail Accessibility here.

Maps and Apps

Ridge Trail Official Resources

Mobile Apps

Downloadable Ridge Trail Route Files

Multi-day Treks and Overnights


Circumnavigation is the traversing of every section of dedicated Ridge Trail, which today is over 400 miles! You can do it by hiking, running, biking, or horseback riding; in the span of a few weeks or even a few years. No matter how you do it, circumnavigation is guaranteed to be an epic adventure!

Backpacking Trips

Bike Packing Trips

Three-Day Basecamps