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Walkers and their dogs are welcome at Tucson Botanical Gardens every Tuesday and Thursday in June, July, August, and Septembe...more
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A free Wednesday night walk/run, starting at Wade McLean Park, situated immediately east of Coyote Trails Elementary Sch...more
Aug 6
Cinema La Placita is an summertime outdoor movie series that screens classic domestic and international movies in the La Plac...more
Aug 6
Shop for locally grown fruits/vegetables, plants, flowers, eggs, baked/canned goods, honey, gourds, and herbal remedies at Me...more
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Sol Casinos presents a free concert on Thursdays at Casino del Sol Resort with a lineup that includes tributes to classic roc...more
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Posted By: Lesley Kontowicz
This quirky coming of age film was adapted from the novel by Mark Poirier and tells the story of Ellis (Graham Phillips) a 15-year-old boy who is leaving his rather non-traditional home in Tucson ...
Posted By: Edie Jarolim
Trying to decide where to bunk in Tucson? Consider this trio of bed & breakfasts. The Royal Elizabeth Bed & Breakfast InnAdobe Rose InnAll allow you to sleep in a beautiful home and enjoy a ...
Posted By: Teya Vitu
There was no way for me to tell it was brimming with calcite, the primary building block for the spectacular cave formations around me. As I have quickly discovered, Kartchner Caverns, about 50 miles ...
Posted By: Edie Jarolim
Aquarius is ascendant in Tucson this summer. No matter what your sign-or budget-the stars predict a great watery getaway, from a discounted stay at a splashy resort to a free front row seat at one of ...
It's the first day of monsoon season, and the sky over Southern Arizona is celebrating in true desert fashion. Magnificent storm clouds collide with the mountains, rain pours down on the windshield ...
I’ve wanted to see this band since I was 15 years old. With a sound as melodic as it is guttural, Bring Me The Horizon has been at the forefront of the metal scene since they made their debut in ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
Living so close to Reid Park has some great benefits. This mid-town park contains both the Dell Urich and Randolph public golf courses, a driving range, tennis courts, the El Con Club ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
Look, I get it. Tucson is hot in the summer. But I still like to get out and mountain bike as much as possible. There are those who still brave the heat and ride during the day but honestly, I ...
Posted By: Laurie
My husband, Don, and I spent a weekend at Apache Spirit Ranch in Tombstone (about 2.5 miles west on Allen St., which turns into West Monument Rd-left a brochure in your mailbox). We had a truly ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
I found something out about myself on Sunday, March 25, 2012: I am not a runner. Let me back up a bit and explain. My good friend Matt, who had enough with his sedentary lifestyle, joined ...


Biking

Calling All Passionate Pedalers

Whether you're training for a long race, looking to take on mountain trails, or just like an easy, laid-back ride, Tucson is perfect for people who love to see the world on two wheels.

Our hundreds of miles of bike-friendly roads include the 55-mile, car-free The Loop as well as dozens of paths that range from family-friendly to trails that should deliver some kind merit badge.

The Loop: 100 Miles and Growing - Pima County

In fact, Tucson has been ranked by Bicycling magazine as one of the top cycling cities in the U.S.  Tucson ranks 7th within Betterdoctor.com's Bicycle Index: Most Bike-Friendly Cities. And with our mild climate and mostly sunny skies, almost every day is perfect for a ride any time of year.

Check out our road cycling and mountain biking pages for more info on Tucson cycling, or get in touch with some of our local cycling clubs' websites (see "Helpful Links" at right to learn more about biking in Tucson.







Get information on Tucson cycling events presented by the Perimeter Bicycling Association, which puts on our famous El Tour de Tucson presented by Casino Del Sol Resort.

     
 

Patrick Dempsey Cycles in Tucson

Bicycling Editor-in-Chief Peter Flax joins actor Patrick Dempsey and pro cyclist Tom Denielson for a closed-street ride around Tucson.

 
     
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Helpful Links & Resources

Mountain Biking
Trail Adventures in Tucson
Coronado National Forest
Southern Arizona Mountain Biking Association
Southwest Trekking
Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists

Road Biking
Bicycle Tucson 
Greater Arizona Bicycling Association
Tucson Bike Map
Sonoita/Elgin Wine Country Rides
Perimeter Bicycling Association
El Tour de Tucson presented by Casino Del Sol Resort
Tucson Bicycle Classic
Bike Rentals
Bicycle Inter-Community Art & Salvage (BICAS) 
Tucson Urban Loop
Tucson Bike Tours

 
     

     
 

What's New

Tucson is listed in the Best U.S. Cycling Town category in 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest, sponsored by USA Today. 

Fox News Travel list's Tucson's The Loop as one of America's Best City Bike Paths.

USA Today named Tucson as one of the Top-10 mountain bike destinations in the country. 

Walkscore.com ranks Tucson as the #8 Most Bikeable Large US Cities of 2013

The August 2010 issue of Outside Magazine lists Tucson as the Best Road-Biking City.

Even Denver loves Tucson for our balmy winter weather, agreeing with National Geographic and Outdoor Magazines that Tucson is a winter biking destination.

USA Today Travel lists Tucson as One of Ten Great Places for City Cycling. We agree!