Gates Pass ~ McCain Loop Road Bike Ride – Tucson, Arizona

Gates Pass ~ McCain Loop Road Bike Ride – Tucson, Arizona
Hard
1:50:00
21 to 40 miles
1,859
Climb
Road

This is a popular bike ride on the west side of Tucson, Arizona. You pass Old Tucson and the Desert Museum along the ride.

There are some great views at the top of Gates Pass. Stop and take a look to the east and to the west.

The ride has a little of everything: flats, rollers and a short killer climb up the back side of Gates Pass.

To add mileage you can do McCain Loop several times or in reverse to add variety.

  • Gates Pass ~ McCain Loop Road Bike Ride – Tucson, Arizona
  • Gates Pass ~ McCain Loop Road Bike Ride – Tucson, Arizona

2 Responses to “Gates Pass ~ McCain Loop Road Bike Ride – Tucson, Arizona”

  1. Adam March 20, 2016 at 12:11 am #

    Where should I park to start this ride?

    • Tyler Ford March 20, 2016 at 2:38 am #

      Many people park at University and Euclid at the UofA entrance. Or you can park at the top of Gates Pass or Old Tucson for a shorter ride.

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2 Responses to “Gates Pass ~ McCain Loop Road Bike Ride – Tucson, Arizona”

  1. Adam March 20, 2016 at 12:11 am #

    Where should I park to start this ride?

    • Tyler Ford March 20, 2016 at 2:38 am #

      Many people park at University and Euclid at the UofA entrance. Or you can park at the top of Gates Pass or Old Tucson for a shorter ride.

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