This intermediate/difficult trail is most easily ridden from the Aerie Trailhead to the Girdner trailhead. Mainly flowy and fast but not banking. Technical parts, especially the descent down to the creek bed, may require walking for non-experts.
Distance: 6.1 miles from the Aerie Trailhead, to the Girdner Trailhead.
Viewing Tip: Stop periodically to take in the surrounding red rock views.
Driving Directions: From the Visitor Center, 331 Forest Road, turn right on SR 89A for 3.2 miles. Turn right on Dry Creek Road for 3.0 miles. At the stop sign, turn left onto Boynton Pass Road for 4.1 miles. Turn left on Aerie Road (past Doe Mtn.) to the trailhead parking lot.
Amenities: A lesser used trail.