1 miles
Distance
66 ft
Climb
-448 ft
Descent
00:30:20
Avg time

Golden Gate Details

  • Riding area
    Tucson Mountain Park
    Tucson, Arizona
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Pima County

Upper Golden Gate (to Rattlesnake) is one of the more technical trails in the Tucson Mountain Park. Great if you enjoy technical rock features and steps.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Golden Gate mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -382 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,802 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,202 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,184 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,802 ft
  • Grade
    -6.951%
  • Grade max
    -24.887%
  • Grade min
    14.577%
  • Distance climb
    856 ft
  • Distance down
    4,019 ft
  • Distance flat
    614 ft
  • Avg time
    00:30:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:27:08
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Status:
on Aug 23, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.8 (5 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to golden-gate trailhead (32.212740, -111.099900)
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Golden Gate Trail Reports

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Aug 23, 2018 @ 4:18pm
Aug 23, 2018
reporter Riding well.
May 28, 2018 @ 6:30am
May 28, 2018
reporter Trail is riding well, upper GG is brush and cobble free, while lower is a little bit loose with cobbles present in many places
Jan 22, 2018 @ 7:35am
Jan 22, 2018
reporter Entire trail is riding well. Sight lines are good but a few loose rocks here and there.
Dec 8, 2017 @ 9:58pm
Dec 8, 2017
reporter Upper technical portion of Golden Gate was brushed in early November. Should be good to ride all winter.
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Photos

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Jan 27, 2018 @ 8:21am
Jan 27, 2018
Golden Gate, Tucson
30 |
Dec 12, 2017 @ 7:25pm
Dec 12, 2017
Golden Gate, redway
81 |
Jan 31, 2017 @ 2:12pm
Jan 31, 2017
Golden Gate, My City
135 |
Apr 17, 2015 @ 1:25pm
Apr 17, 2015
Golden Gate, Tucson

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3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag sirest (Dec 8, 2017 at 8:47)
 Go up ironwood and down golden gate
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  • + 0
flag dlutz (Mar 3, 2018 at 16:55)
 Very loose and rocky and not really all that fun
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  • + 1
flag jeffgicklhorn SDMB (Apr 30, 2018 at 10:19)
 The upper part of Golden Gate (to Rattlensnake) is one of the more technical trails in TMP. Great if you enjoy chunky technical terrain.
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