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Recommended Routes in Southern Arizona and Tucson - 63

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Favorite As technical as the trail gets
Intermediate

Honeybee Canyon Loop

19.5 mi 31.4 km 865' Up 263.7 m Up 863' Down 263.12 m Down

Catalina, AZ
Favorite Towering saguaros.
Intermediate

Sweetwater Trail System

7.7 mi 12.4 km 479' Up 146.09 m Up 479' Down 145.95 m Down

Flowing…, AZ
Favorite Figuring out which route to take.
Intermediate/Difficult

Starr Pass Main Loop

9.3 mi 14.9 km 585' Up 178.24 m Up 557' Down 169.87 m Down

Tucson…, AZ
Favorite About to go down The Chutes!
Intermediate/Difficult

Golder Ranch Trail System

11.1 mi 17.8 km 1,123' Up 342.37 m Up 1,122' Down 341.95 m Down

Catalina, AZ
Favorite Singletrack pretty much the entire ride
Intermediate/Difficult

Ridgeline Loop

12.2 mi 19.6 km 1,492' Up 454.87 m Up 1,492' Down 454.77 m Down

Catalina, AZ
Favorite The first few miles are, smooth, rolling, and great fun! High giggle factor.
Intermediate

AZT - Pistol Hill to Three Bridges

17.5 mi 28.2 km 1,675' Up 510.52 m Up 1,676' Down 510.71 m Down

Vail, AZ
Favorite At start of the ride
Easy/Intermediate

AZ Trail - Gabe Zimmerman Trailhead to Sahaurita Rd

11.9 mi 19.1 km 605' Up 184.42 m Up 604' Down 184.02 m Down

Vail, AZ
Favorite Looking down "The Rock" at the 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo event and camping area.
Intermediate

24 Hours in the Old Pueblo Course

17.0 mi 27.3 km 917' Up 279.41 m Up 915' Down 278.98 m Down

Catalina, AZ
Favorite Singletrack pretty much the entire ride
Intermediate/Difficult

Honeybee Canyon + Ridgeline Bigger Loop

32.0 mi 51.5 km 2,476' Up 754.56 m Up 2,476' Down 754.65 m Down

Catalina, AZ

Southern Arizona and Tucson Biking

  • 2,227 Miles 3,584 Kilometers of Trail
  • 63 Recommended Routes
  • 157 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 199 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 57 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Southern Arizona and Tucson - 350

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9.7 mi 15.5 km #1Tortolita Preserve Loop
Intermediate
Tortolita, AZ
Intermediate
Tortolita, AZ 67 
6.4 mi 10.3 km #2Lone Cactus Loop
Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ
Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ 62 
3.6 mi 5.8 km #3Desperado Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ 48 
4.6 mi 7.4 km #4Bug Springs
Difficult
Tanque Verde, AZ
Difficult
Tanque Verde, AZ 48 
6.8 mi 11.0 km #5North Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Vail, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Vail, AZ 44 
4.5 mi 7.2 km #6Bunny Loop
Easy
Vail, AZ
Easy
Vail, AZ 42 
6.7 mi 10.8 km #7Badlands Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Catalina, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Catalina, AZ 12 
13.7 mi 22.0 km #8Rail X Ranch / Honeybee Canyon Loop
Intermediate
Catalina, AZ
Intermediate
Catalina, AZ 17 
1.0 mi 1.6 km #9Upper 50-Year Trail
Difficult
Catalina, AZ
Difficult
Catalina, AZ 10 
1.4 mi 2.3 km #10The Chutes
Intermediate/Difficult
Catalina, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Catalina, AZ 22 

Photos of Southern Arizona and Tucson - 821

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Morning monsoon.
Sep 24, 2017 near Fortuna…, AZ
From the ridge on Bugs Springs trail.
Jan 2, 2017 near Tanque…, AZ
Thanksgiving Sunset on Gates Pass Trail.
Dec 15, 2014 near Tucson…, AZ
A few short asphalted sections make the climbs easier
Jun 2, 2019 near Ajo, AZ
338 travels through a gorgeous cholla forest.
Mar 9, 2017 near Green V…, AZ
Exploring several of the trails in the Tucson Area.
Feb 14, 2018 near Catalina, AZ
Figuring out which route to take.
Feb 10, 2018 near Tucson…, AZ
Singletrack pretty much the entire ride
Apr 7, 2020 near Tortolita, AZ