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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • 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 2 days
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      SDMB
      (www.sdmb.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #363
      State Ranking
      #10
      Trails (view details)
      22
      Trails Mountain Bike
      22
      Trails Hike
      22
      Trails Trail Running
      22
      Total Distance
      14 miles
      Total Descent
      1,392 ft
      Total Vertical
      292 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,682 ft
      Reports
      214
      Photos
      10
      Ridden Counter
      4,293

      Photos of Sweetwater Preserve Mountain Bike

      22 |
      Oct 2, 2017 @ 12:34pm
      Oct 2, 2017
      58 |
      Oct 2, 2017 @ 12:14pm
      Oct 2, 2017
      trail: Homestead
      40 |
      Oct 2, 2017 @ 12:12pm
      Oct 2, 2017
      trail: Redtail Ridge
      45 |
      Oct 2, 2017 @ 11:59am
      Oct 2, 2017

      Videos of Sweetwater Preserve Mountain Bike

      3:48 | 17 | Mar 19, 2019
      redtail ridge. sweetwater preserve. tucson.
      12:17 | 34 | Mar 19, 2019
      Wildflower Ridge. Sweetwater Preserve. Tucson.
      3:14 | 18 | Mar 19, 2019
      Sun Circle Trail. Tucson. Sweetwater Preserve.
      4:21 | 13 | Mar 19, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Sun Circle Loop
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 9:09am
      2 days
      Very DryzieglerjpVery dry but otherwise in good shape!
      Black Rock Loop
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 9:09am
      2 days
      Very DryzieglerjpVery dry but otherwise in good shape!
      Lost Arrow
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 9:09am
      2 days
      Very DryzieglerjpVery dry but otherwise in good shape!
      Red Canyon
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 9:09am
      2 days
      DryzieglerjpVery dry but otherwise in good shape!
      Redtail Ridge
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 9:09am
      2 days
      DryzieglerjpVery dry but otherwise in good shape!
      Night Hawk
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 9:09am
      2 days
      Very DryzieglerjpVery dry but otherwise in good shape!
      Wildflower Ridge
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 9:09am
      2 days
      Very DryzieglerjpVery dry but otherwise in good shape!
      Saguaro Vista
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 9:09am
      2 days
      Very DryzieglerjpVery dry but otherwise in good shape!
      Desperado (N)
      Sep 3, 2019 @ 7:07am
      Sep 3, 2019
      Very Dryspencerscott917
      Desperado (S)
      Sep 3, 2019 @ 7:07am
      Sep 3, 2019
      Very Dryspencerscott917Wiped out and immediately had a coyote...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1913084santacruzgaminvotetrailSaguaro Vista and 4 more
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 4:24am
      11 hours
      user #1913084santacruzgaminriddentrailSaguaro Vista and 4 more
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 4:23am
      11 hours
      user #1290180zieglerjpaddreportSun Circle Loop and 7 more
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 1:11pm
      2 days
      user #1943739ISOGOTTHISriddentrailRedtail Ridge
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 7:12am
      2 days
      user #1958514StromboliwishlisttrailBlack Rock Loop and 18 more
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 6:43pm
      3 days

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Tucson Mountain Park 28 33 11 43 km
      Painted Hills 1 1 23.9 km
      Greasewood Park 74.7 km
      Enchanted Hills 10 3 26.3 km
      Arthur Pack Regional Park 117.2 km

      Local Badges

      • By schillingsworth TRAILFORKS & contributors
      • Admins: TORCA, SDMB, SDMB
      • #9778 - 3,133 views

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