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Sun Circle Trail, AZ

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Distance Round Trip 22.4 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,201 feet
Elevation Gain 57 feet
Accumulated Gain 72 feet
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1  2016-07-21 gummo
9  2016-02-09 gummo
8  2016-02-07 gummo
5  2016-01-05 gummo
17  2015-12-04 gummo
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Preferred   Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar
Sun  7:30am - 5:48pm
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Likely In-Season!
Sun Circle Trail is a 22.4 mile round trip road bike ride with 72 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 9 miles west-southwest of Mesa Arizona. December and January are the best months to enjoy this ride.

This route is a multi-use path that's 22+ miles. It is newly listed on google maps and follows the canal by the Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co., south of Guadalupe Road. It is mostly in Mesa, but south of Guadalupe Road, the trail goes thru Chandler and Gilbert. It passes Val Vista Lakes and goes up the 101. It also goes past a few lakes and Neely Ranch Riparian Preserve, which is closed off to the public at this time. Parts of the trail follows the road. Lots of birds are seen utilizing the canal and the canal is open to the public.

Check out the Official Route.

    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    Map Drive
    Paved - Car Okay

    To road bike ride
    Park anywhere along the canal a half mile south of Guadalupe Rd from Dobson Rd to Val Vista Rd.and beyond.
    page created by gummo on Dec 04 2015 4:39 pm
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