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  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Blue
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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      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
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      • 12


      Open on 13 hours
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      SDMB
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #413
      State Ranking
      #12
      Trails (view details)
      21
      Trails Mountain Bike
      21
      Trails Hike
      21
      Trails Trail Running
      21
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent
      1,236 ft
      Total Vertical
      292 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,682 ft
      Reports
      147
      Photos
      15
      Ridden Counter
      2,558

      Photos of Sweetwater Preserve Mountain Bike

      10 |
      Oct 2, 2017 @ 12:34pm
      Oct 2, 2017
      Sun Circle Loop, Tucson
      34 |
      Oct 2, 2017 @ 12:14pm
      Oct 2, 2017
      Black Rock Loop, Tucson
      trail: Homestead
      19 |
      Oct 2, 2017 @ 12:12pm
      Oct 2, 2017
      Homestead, Tucson
      trail: Redtail Ridge
      23 |
      Oct 2, 2017 @ 11:59am
      Oct 2, 2017
      Redtail Ridge, Tucson
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      Videos of Sweetwater Preserve Mountain Bike

      Mountain Biking Tucson Arizona
      8:37 | 19 | Dec 30, 2018 , Tucson
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      Sweetwater Preserve Mountain Bike Routes

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      SDMB Featured Ride - Tour de Sweetwater featured
      13 miles
      SDMB Featured Ride - Sweetwater Preserve - Easy Out and Back featured
      9 miles

      Recent Activity

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      • By schillingsworth TRAILFORKS & contributors
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