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Linda Vista Loop Trail

Intermediate
 4.0 (20)

A short but reasonably challenging and technical singletrack trail convenient to the Oro Valley.


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2.5

Miles

4.0

KM

Loop

3,061' 933 m

High

2,672' 814 m

Low

445' 136 m

Up

446' 136 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

23%

Max Grade (13°)

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Description

The Linda Vista Loop Trail is fairly short at only 2.5 miles, but it's a fun, challenging singletrack trail right off of Oracle Road. There's decent parking at the trailhead and signage showing you the layout of the trails.

If you're headed in the clockwise direction you'll begin ascending pretty much immediately and go up just over 450 feet, almost all of which is in the first half of the trail. It's also a relatively narrow trail with quite a few tight turns and pretty rocky in most spots. Your outing can be lengthened by doing multiple loops, adding on road miles before/after the trail, or there's also another trail that bisects this loop which can also be added in.

While not really a destination trail, the Linda Visa Loop Trail can be used to break up your normal routine or as a convenient shorter option for those living close to the area. You'll find other visitors along the path often as the route is reasonably popular for guests of the nearby Hilton El Conquistador.

Contacts

Shared By:

Stephen Woodall with improvements by Natalie Schiffer

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 20 votes

#2

in Oro Valley

#1789

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#2

in Oro Valley

#76

in Arizona

#1,789

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Sunset from the top of the hill on Linda Vista Loop Trail.
Sep 29, 2016 near Oro Valley, AZ

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Aug 15, 2021
Haley Tucker
2.5mi
Mar 17, 2020
Big O
Dec 23, 2019
hdjohnson
Nice close loop. I prefer the north end trails 2.5mi — 1h 00m
Nov 15, 2019
Bill Lewis
Good hike. Just as described.
May 5, 2019
Chris Pinkerton
2.7mi — 1h 46m
Apr 21, 2019
Freddie Sanchez
A short and fun trail. It's well marked and maintained. We got under way before sunrise and watched the sun crest over the Catalinas. 2.7mi — 1h 29m
Apr 21, 2019
Julian Sanchez
Nice trail and well marked. 2.7mi — 1h 30m
Apr 10, 2019
Nicole Thompson
2.5mi