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Level: Intermediate
Length: 30 mi (48.3 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +292/ -348 ft
Total: 23 riders

Mountain Biking Sugarloaf Peak

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#129 of 407 mountain bike trails in Arizona
#4,265 in the world

trail is a lot of rocky single track mixed with sandy patches and washes a network of game trails that have been ridden and converted to the hardcore bikers defiantly an intermediate trails net work and a early morning ride in early summer. trails range on the shorter side if you cut back on the canal or power line road however can go on for miles if you jump around on them. plan on drinking lots of water on the trails as its dry and hot in this part of the state. best time to ride is the winter months in the early morning or week after rain as everything will be in bloom.

First added by Rascalking5 on May 31, 2010. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
headed North on Highway 95, left at Laguna Dam Road (between the Circle K and Shell gas stations) right at Co. 5 st. go til the end of the road and park on the left. the single track takes off from the parking spots to the left and winds into the desert connecting a network of single track and power line roads
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  • cjsutterer

    This is a great place to pedal on trails that are mostly cross-country type trails. Wild looking moonscape type stuff. No dirt here, just rocks. No jumps or drops either. I didn't quite understand the blue and black diamond ratings. I would highly recommend using a GPS type app to get around if you don't know the trail system. There are simply just too many forks to know where you were going without one.

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  • Arno Gaarthuis

    Nice tech trails. Park your car on the east side of the canal, next to the landfill. Those who created the trails dis some work! A lot of variety among the trails, sharp turns, nice decents some rock and gravel like climbing. The views on the east side hilltops are magnificent. You can be distracted easily :). As said before, bring enough water and be cautious! I would recommend not to drive alone. Reception (T-Mobile) is weak on certain parts but ok on the hilltops in case of emergency.
    Besides that it's an awesome trail system for intermediate and advance riders. For beginners I would recommend the west and north west side to collect some confidence in riding skills.

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  • No1InParticular

    Some fun trails, wide open and fun to open up the throttle with only a few little technical sections, but the lack of signage can make them difficult to follow. One of the trails passes back and forth across a river bed, and it can get pretty tricky to find the trail sometimes.

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  • Hap Proctor   ✓ supporter

    Barren, moon like landscape with a good set of loops that you have to explore to discover, as there is no signage and trail markers. Nothing too difficult, but plenty of loose rocks and sand. Nice ridge line riding into and out of washes that keep things entertaining. If you're in Yuma, it is worth your time to ride.

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  • kc0aac

    Trails are endless! Can get some hills!!

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  • kirkastroth

    This trailhead description is wrong. The road to turn on is 7E although the gas stations are there (one is a Chevron now, not Shell). Head to the landfill and park anywhere there.

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  • kirkastroth

    My brother and I rode this in 2013 and it was a blast. Great network of trails and nothing too difficult. Heading out again tomorrow to do this area as well as Martinez Lake. Don't believe the reviews--Yuma is great.

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