5 miles
Distance
252 ft
Climb
-431 ft
Descent
00:27:46
Avg time

50 Year Details

  • Riding Area
    Catalina State Park / 50-Year
    Oro Valley, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #31520 in Mountain Biking

A fun beginner-intermediate cross-country trail that winds through the desert. The trail is mostly packed, with short sections of soft sand. Most of the trail is fast and easy riding, but there are a number of short, fun, slightly technical rocky areas.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for 50 Year bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -178 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,041 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,283 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,283 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,105 ft
  • Grade
    -0.646%
  • Grade max
    -20.227%
  • Grade min
    42.586%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
  • Avg time
    00:27:46
  • Avg reverse time
    00:41:36
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Status:
on Oct 16, 2018
Wet
Avg: 3.5 (10 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to 50-year trailhead (32.493990, -110.867790)
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50 Year Trail Reports

datedescription
Oct 16, 2018 @ 11:13am
Oct 16, 2018
A lot of rain the night before made the trails rutted in spots but didnt get muddy, just packed hero sand.
Jun 16, 2018 @ 12:28am
Jun 16, 2018
Mar 17, 2018 @ 10:33am
Mar 17, 2018
Jan 29, 2017 @ 5:47pm
Jan 29, 2017
reporter All great with recent rains making it tacky. Flowing water in some wash crossings but all ridable.
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Dec 28, 2016 @ 8:13am
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50 Year, Tucson

1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag suvlako TORCA (Oct 27, 2016 at 8:21)
 Contact Home Grown Mountain Biking Tours 520.237.0129 or homegrownmtb.com for rentals, guiding, and shuttles!
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