Cobre Ridge Loop
ElevationAscent: 1,659' 506 m
Descent: -1,668' -508 m
High: 4,528' 1,380 m
Low: 3,561' 1,085 m
GradeAvg Grade: 4% (3°)
Max Grade: 17% (10°)
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“A remote and challenging loop in the foothills near the Mexican/US border.”— Kirk Astroth
At about 4,500 feet, the trail is a nice alternative from Tucson's summer heat but it is still dry and hot here for much of the year. It is a great ride in the winter.
You'll have great views into Mexico during the first part of the ride. You'll also come across several old mine sites and the abandoned trailers of the old prospectors. At about 10 miles, you'll come to an old dam built in the 1920's that served the old mines. Eventually, you join the old Ruby Road and head back to where you parked at the trailhead.
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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Dogs Allowed, Features, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed