Moto Trail #430
Coconino National Forest

Located 7.4 miles from Flagstaff, Arizona

4 Stars
10,972 Steps 1  (5.1 mi)
Moto Trail


The Moto Trail has a maximum elevation of 8,376 ft (2,553 m), a minimum elevation of 7,198 ft (2,194 m), and an elevation gain of 15,810 ft (4,819 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Moto Trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
10,9725.1 mi7,198 ft8,376 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
2.3 hrs4.515,810 ft9,566 ft
[ B to A ]
2.0 hrs1.19,566 ft15,810 ft

What is the length of the Moto Trail?

The length of the Moto Trail is 5.1 mi (8.1 km) or 10,972 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Moto Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the Moto Trail in 2.3 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 2.0 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Moto Trail Topo Maps

Download free Moto Trail topo maps and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Coconino National Forest topographic maps.

Adjoining 7.5 Minute Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Wing Mountain, AZ
  2. North Topo Map: Humphreys Peak, AZ
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Sunset Crater West, AZ
  4. West Topo Map: Bellemont, AZ
  5. Topo Map: Flagstaff West, AZ
  6. East Topo Map: Flagstaff East, AZ
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Dutton Hill, AZ
  8. South Topo Map: Mountainaire, AZ
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Lower Lake Mary, AZ

Is there a Moto Trail map?

Yes, and they're free! The Moto Trail is located on the Flagstaff West and Humphreys Peak topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

Local Weather Forecast

Check the weather forecast; this weather forecast covers the Moto Trail in Coconino National Forest, provided by the National Weather Service. (

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  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the sum of distance on the trail where angles to the horizontal is between 30 and 50 degrees (the angle of a stairway) divided by ten, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain is the cumulative elevation gain.
  8. Loss is the cumulative elevation loss.

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