2.5 miles
Distance
80 ft
Climb
-273 ft
Descent
00:18:33
Avg time

Cactus Forest Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #56756 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #13576 in Trail Running
    • #25565 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Saguaro National Park

This is the only bike-legal train within Saguaro National Park. Please control your speed and watch out for hikers.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Cactus Forest Trail multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -194 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,895 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,093 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,089 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,895 ft
  • Grade
    -1.469%
  • Grade max
    -14.179%
  • Grade min
    13.299%
  • Distance climb
    2,110 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,439 ft
  • Avg time
    00:18:33
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:36
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Status:
on Jan 1, 2022
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Avg: 4 (2 votes)
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      Cactus Forest Trail Trail Reports

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      Jan 1, 2022 @ 1:06pm
      Jan 1, 2022
      Dec 5, 2019 @ 12:08pm
      Dec 5, 2019
      Mar 29, 2019 @ 8:37am
      Mar 29, 2019
      Diamond Backs are out and you probably want to keep an eye our for them
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 4 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 39 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 248 rides
      • Last: Jan 28, 2023

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      4 |
      Jan 9, 2023 @ 5:44pm
      Jan 9, 2023
      31 |
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 8:56pm
      Sep 27, 2020
      36 |
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 7:23pm
      Sep 27, 2020
      50 |
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 7:22pm
      Sep 27, 2020

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      straythots (Dec 11, 2020 at 7:50)
      A pretty ride suitable for families in a National Park! A few ups and downs but nothing too hard.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      Agirlcyclist (Oct 4, 2020 at 17:51)
      You can take trail in both directions, or ride to it via the road to get to trailhead. No matter which option chosen, there will be hills.
      [Reply]





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      Saguaro National Park
      13:58 | 165 | Sep 27, 2020 , Tucson
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