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Bug Springs

 30 votes

Length

4.6 Miles 7.4 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

599' 183 m

Ascent

-1,604' -489 m

Descent

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

38%

Max Grade (21°)

6,288' 1,917 m

High

4,900' 1,493 m

Low

Conditions


All Clear 57 days ago
Dry - As of March 25, trail is in great shape. History

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A bit of a hike to start, but leads into some of the best downhill singletrack in Tucson.

Ryan Courreges 1

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Description

Begin by heading a ways up the man-made stairs to the top of the ridge before descending into the valley on the other side. You'll encounter a mix of some technical bits, a few switchbacks, and some fun, fast lines through the forest. Then another short run of stairs up to a great view of the range below.

Continue down along the ridge along a long fast section of singletrack to the highway below. From here you can call it quits or continue on to Molino Basin trail just down the road. Bug Springs can also be linked with Green Mountain above for longer days of riding.

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Dec 23, 2017
Amy White
Jun 17, 2017
Andy DeFazio
Lost my front tire and walked it down 1.1mi
Mar 4, 2017
al florez
Feb 7, 2017
Cody Jameson
Jan 29, 2017
Matt Hendey
A little snow but rideable.
Jan 2, 2017
Chad Dailey
Oct 2, 2016
Chris Kaplan
4.6mi — 4h 00m
Aug 7, 2016
Ryan Buckley
Bit of a hike to get started and a little technical going down but great views and a fun trail 4.6mi — 3h 00m

Trail Ratings

  4.5 from 30 votes

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in Tucson

#82

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Didn't have a shuttle, so rode it as an out and back, starting at the bottom. Pretty fun climb, with a few HAB sections going up and then really fun decent back. Lots of loose gravel and some techy sections, but overall super fun ride! Mar 31, 2017
Abe Gold
Tucson, AZ
Abe Gold   Tucson, AZ
Hike up thru manzanitas and then ride thru and oak, madrone and pine forest that has a small stream with water crossings after good rains. A view spot with hoodoos makes a great stop. The ride can be continued thru Molino Basin and then onward down tougher, more techy Milagrosa Trail to the Tucson basin. Feb 28, 2018
Absolutely fantastic, super fast decent! Worth every lung busting step at the beginning! May 2, 2018

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