2 miles
Distance
120 ft
Climb
-1,350 ft
Descent
00:22:01
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Aspen Draw Trail
  • Tucson Off-road Cyclists and Activists
  • USFS
    USFS
    Land Manager

Aspen Draw Details

  • Riding Area
    Mt. Lemmon
    Tucson, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    March-Nov
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #12493 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Forest Service

This is Tucson's true downhill trail. A favorite of those looking for a multi shuttle day with easy road access and zero climbing. Its a great high elevation escape from the heat loaded with awesome tree lined singletrack. Throw in some slick roots and rock gardens leaving yourself the perfect ingredients for fun. Its nickname is Aspirin Draw.

*WARNING* Highly used multi-use trail with heavy hiker traffic on weekends.

Access Info

This trail is accessed from the Ski Run Rd. You enter in on the access rd for the ski lifts. Trail is marked just past the ski lifts on your left by maintenance shed.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Aspen Draw bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,230 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,792 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,022 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,022 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,792 ft
  • Grade
    -10.176%
  • Grade max
    -60.625%
  • Grade min
    29.378%
  • Distance climb
    1,515 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    478 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:32
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Status:
on Apr 20, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.7 (7 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to aspen-draw trailhead (32.441650, -110.780500)
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      Aspen Draw Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 7:04am
      Apr 20, 2019
      Some snow to walk through
      Dec 15, 2018 @ 7:31pm
      Dec 15, 2018
      Dec 15, 2018 @ 7:31pm
      Dec 15, 2018
      The top is mostly snow but rideable. 1-2 Trees down on trail
      Oct 10, 2018 @ 10:49pm
      Oct 10, 2018
      Numerous down trees blocking trail
      Oct 4, 2018 @ 4:33pm
      Oct 4, 2018
      Several down trees
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 23 rides
      • 26 miles avg distance
      All
      • 548 rides
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      Photos

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      May 10, 2018 @ 9:19am
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      May 10, 2018 @ 9:18am
      May 10, 2018
      27 |
      May 8, 2018 @ 5:56pm
      May 8, 2018
      16 |
      May 8, 2018 @ 5:56pm
      May 8, 2018

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag suvlako TORCA (Sep 15, 2016 at 15:09)
       For shuttles, guiding, and high-end rentals... contact Home Grown Mountain Biking Tours! Only guide and shuttle company in town that caters to Mt Lemmon, all-mountain and DH/FR riding. All rental bikes are carbon.
      www.homegrownmtb.com
      520.237.0129translate
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag rigby1 (Jan 1, 2018 at 13:57)
       Today you can't access the Mt Lemmon trailhead (where Aspen Draw starts) by car. You can get to the ski lifts but not up the final mile or two which has ~600' elevation gain.

      There is a gate right across the road.
      [Reply]

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