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1,347 mi 2,167 km of trail 29 Featured Hikes

Gems 10 Gems Easy Trails 254 Trails Intermediate Trails 155 Trails Hard Trails 26 Trails
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Gems in Southern Arizona and Tucson - 10

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gem Favorite View looking at Seven Falls!

Seven Falls

(22) Tanque…, AZ
gem Favorite The rocky summit of Rincon Peak rises out of ponderosa pine forests.

Rincon Peak

(4) Mescal, AZ
gem Favorite A wonderful place to relax and enjoy your day on the trail. You can see the amount of water that can be in there at times.

Bridal Wreath Falls

(11) Tanque…, AZ
gem Favorite Looking west from Wasson Peak.

Wasson Peak

(10) Tucson…, AZ
gem Favorite Petroglyphs at Signal Hill Saguaro National Park

Signal Hill Petroglyphs

(10) Picture…, AZ
gem Favorite A rare Crested Saguaro along the Yetman Trail.

Crested Saguaro

(3) Tucson…, AZ
gem Favorite Incredible section of cacti in Sweetwater Preserve.

Crested Saguaro

(3) Flowing…, AZ
gem Favorite Sun Circle!

Sun Circle

(3) Flowing…, AZ

Featured Hikes in Southern Arizona and Tucson - 27

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Favorite View west from the saddle below Wasson Peak
Intermediate

Wasson Peak Summit

9.4 mi 15.1 km • Out and Back • 2,113 ft Ascent 644.1 m Ascent

(18) Flowing…, AZ
Favorite Looking north from one of the saddles on the way to the Romero Pools. Incredible views and desert vegetation can be found along this whole trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Romero Pools

4.9 mi 7.9 km • Out and Back • 1,047 ft Ascent 319.2 m Ascent

(23) Oro Valley, AZ
Favorite View looking at Seven Falls!
Intermediate/Difficult

Bear Canyon Loop

16.9 mi 27.2 km • Point to Point • 2,465 ft Ascent 751.48 m Ascent

(15) Catalin…, AZ
Favorite Through the aspens on the Aspen Trail
Intermediate

Marshall Gulch To Aspen Loop

3.8 mi 6.1 km • Loop • 814 ft Ascent 248.11 m Ascent

(16) Tanque…, AZ
Favorite Looking west from Wasson Peak.
Intermediate/Difficult

Wasson Peak - Hugh Norris

9.8 mi 15.8 km • Out and Back • 2,496 ft Ascent 760.88 m Ascent

(8) Picture…, AZ
Favorite Near the highest point of this loop run, with the Tortolitas in the distance and cows on the trail ahead.
Intermediate

Honeybee Canyon Loop

22.3 mi 35.9 km • Loop • 964 ft Ascent 293.83 m Ascent

(3) Catalina, AZ
Favorite Hiker and Tucson from Pusch Ridge Wilderness Finger Rock Canyon
Difficult

Mount Kimball Out-and-Back

8.7 mi 14.0 km • Loop • 4,125 ft Ascent 1257.22 m Ascent

(8) Catalin…, AZ
Favorite Looking at Rincon Peak from the start of the trail, near Happy Valley Campground.
Difficult

Rincon Peak

14.4 mi 23.2 km • Out and Back • 4,288 ft Ascent 1306.93 m Ascent

(7) Mescal, AZ

Trails in Southern Arizona and Tucson - 406

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1.9 mi 3.0 km #1Pusch Peak Trail
Difficult
Oro Valley, AZ
Difficult
1.9 mi 3.0 km Oro Valley, AZ 17 
4.2 mi 6.7 km #2Phoneline Trail
Intermediate
Catalina Foothills, AZ
Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.7 km Catalina Foothills, AZ 11 
1.5 mi 2.4 km #3Blacketts Ridge
Intermediate/Difficult
Catalina Foothills, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
1.5 mi 2.4 km Catalina Foothills, AZ 17 
4.1 mi 6.6 km #4Old Baldy Trail #372
Difficult
Arivaca Junction, AZ
Difficult
4.1 mi 6.6 km Arivaca Junction, AZ 14 
1.1 mi 1.7 km #5Saguaro Vista Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.7 km Flowing Wells, AZ
11.8 mi 19.0 km #6AZT - Passage 11 - Santa Catalina Mountains
Intermediate
Tucson, AZ
Intermediate
11.8 mi 19.0 km Tucson, AZ
1.7 mi 2.7 km #7Echo Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Willcox, AZ
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Willcox, AZ
1.2 mi 1.9 km #8Safford Peak Trail
Extremely Difficult
Picture Rocks, AZ
Extremely Difficult
1.2 mi 1.9 km Picture Rocks, AZ
2.9 mi 4.6 km #9Ridgeline Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Catalina, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.6 km Catalina, AZ
1.0 mi 1.7 km #10Big Balanced Rock Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Willcox, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.7 km Willcox, AZ
0.7 mi 1.2 km #11Heart of Rocks Loop
Intermediate
Willcox, AZ
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Willcox, AZ
3.4 mi 5.5 km #12Cochie Springs Trail
Intermediate
Tortolita, AZ
Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.5 km Tortolita, AZ
3.4 mi 5.5 km #13Ryan's Trail
Intermediate
Yuma, AZ
Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.5 km Yuma, AZ
0.5 mi 0.8 km #14Petroglyph Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Oro Valley, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Oro Valley, AZ
6.3 mi 10.1 km #15Badlands Trail
Easy
Catalina, AZ
Easy
6.3 mi 10.1 km Catalina, AZ
4.4 mi 7.1 km #16Kanye's Krazy Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Tubac, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
4.4 mi 7.1 km Tubac, AZ
3.6 mi 5.8 km #17Hohokam Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Vail, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.8 km Vail, AZ
1.6 mi 2.5 km #18Estes Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Ajo, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.5 km Ajo, AZ
1.6 mi 2.5 km #19Wild Burro Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Catalina, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.5 km Catalina, AZ
3.1 mi 5.0 km #20Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Arizona City, AZ
Intermediate
3.1 mi 5.0 km Arizona City, AZ

Photos of Southern Arizona and Tucson - 696

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Near the summit of Mt. Lemmon looking south toward the Santa Rita Mountains.
May 7, 2015 near Catalina, AZ
View of Oracle Ridge from Red Ridge #2 trail
Aug 31, 2019 near Oracle, AZ
Wildflowers in the spring :)
Mar 22, 2019 near Oro Valley, AZ
View from the Bog Springs Trail
Mar 28, 2018 near Arivaca…, AZ
Fantastic saguaros near the summit
Dec 26, 2017 near Picture…, AZ
On the way down from the summit - 1400 steep feet above this point.
Dec 26, 2017 near Picture…, AZ
Incredible section of cacti in Sweetwater Preserve.
Dec 9, 2015 near Flowing…, AZ
Petroglyphs at Signal Hill Saguaro National Park
Oct 28, 2017 near Picture…, AZ

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