2 miles
Distance
293 ft
Climb
-785 ft
Descent
00:22:36
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Prison Camp/AZT Trail

Prison Camp/AZT Details

  • Riding Area
    Mt. Lemmon
    Tucson, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Global Ranking
    #13604 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Forest Service

This is a little connector section of the Arizona Trail. Usually ridden in conjunction with Bug Spring Trail. It has some nice rock features, small drops, and fast singletrack. One of the best intro trails to Mt Lemmon riding.

Access Info

The upper section of trail is accessed through Gordon Hirabayashi campground at the far back end. Bottom section is accessed from Molino Basin campground.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Prison Camp/AZT bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -492 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,301 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,892 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,826 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,334 ft
  • Grade
    -3.908%
  • Grade max
    -108.839%
  • Grade min
    82.506%
  • Distance climb
    3,489 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,390 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:36
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:55
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Status:
on Oct 27, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.3 (10 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 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 prison-camp-azt trailhead (32.336049, -110.719891)
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Prison Camp/AZT Trail Reports

datedescription
Oct 27, 2018 @ 10:18am
Oct 27, 2018
Loose from a lot of riding but still fun up and down. A few water crossings to give the dog a drink.
Apr 8, 2018 @ 1:05pm
Apr 8, 2018
Nov 3, 2017 @ 9:07am
Nov 3, 2017
Jul 23, 2017 @ 1:38pm
Jul 23, 2017
Rocks being moved causing trail damage and erosion.
Jun 22, 2017 @ 9:02am
Jun 22, 2017
Too many people skidding into the corners.
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Aug 13, 2018 @ 8:21am
Aug 13, 2018
Prison Camp/AZT, Tucson

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag suvlako TORCA (Jun 1, 2017 at 10:21)
 For shuttles, guides, and rentals... contact Home Grown Mountain Biking Tours at homegrownmtb.com or 520.237.0129.

All-mountain, carbon rentals available as well as guiding & shuttle services on Mt Lemmon.
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