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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Some of the best riding in town within a reasonable drive. This is also a popular destination for hikers and equestrians especially on weekends, so please manage your speed. Sweetwater Preserve is managed by Pima County Dept. of Natural Resources, Parks, and Recreation.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Region Details
      • 10
      • 12

      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 6, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      22
      Trails Mountain Bike
      22
      Trails Hike
      22
      Trails Trail Running
      22
      Trails Horse
      22
      Total Distance
      14 miles
      Total Descent
      1,392 ft
      Total Vertical
      292 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,682 ft
      Reports
      334
      Photos
      29
      Ridden Counter
      6,736

      Photos of Sweetwater Preserve Mountain Bike

      trail: Desperado (S)
      1 |
      Aug 5, 2020 @ 3:28pm
      Aug 5, 2020
      trail: Desperado (S)
      1 |
      Aug 5, 2020 @ 3:28pm
      Aug 5, 2020
      trail: Saguaro Vista
      3 |
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 7:04pm
      Jul 5, 2020
      trail: Saguaro Vista
      8 |
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 7:04pm
      Jul 5, 2020

      Videos of Sweetwater Preserve Mountain Bike

      3:48 | 37 | Mar 19, 2019
      redtail ridge. sweetwater preserve. tucson.
      12:17 | 79 | Mar 19, 2019
      Wildflower Ridge. Sweetwater Preserve. Tucson.
      3:14 | 42 | Mar 19, 2019
      Sun Circle Trail. Tucson. Sweetwater Preserve.
      4:21 | 31 | Mar 19, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #515138Jeremy-HarperaddreportDesperado (N)
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 5:03pm
      2 days
      user #2244396Jcmammaaddphoto in My City and 1 more
      Aug 5, 2020 @ 3:28pm
      Aug 5, 2020
      user #1739206agmtbcommenttrailRedtail Ridge
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 1:56pm
      Aug 1, 2020
      user #1014779mixon77addkarmaSweetwater Preserve and 1 more
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 3:09pm
      Jul 31, 2020
      user #2003109Triplev69addkarmaSweetwater Preserve
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 1:33pm
      Jul 31, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1739206agmtbtrailRedtail RidgeThis trail has some rocky spots that add to...
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 1:56pm
      Aug 1, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Tucson Mountain Park 24 32 11 43 km
      Painted Hills 1 2 43.9 km
      Greasewood Park 94.7 km
      PCC West 185 km
      Enchanted Hills 9 2 16.3 km

      Local Badges

      • By schillingsworth TRAILFORKS & contributors
      • Admins: TORCA, SDMB, SDMB
      • #9778 - 5,294 views

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