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Gems in Tucson - 11

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gem Favorite View looking at Seven Falls!

Seven Falls

(29) Tanque…, AZ
gem Favorite The cabin at Manning Camp

Manning Camp

(5) Tanque…, AZ
gem Favorite Bridal Wreath Falls

Bridal Wreath Falls

(17) Tanque…, AZ
gem Favorite The road leading to the main Gates Pass parking area.

Gates Pass

(1) Tucson…, AZ
gem Favorite A hiker looking out from Windy Point.

Windy Point

(1) Tanque…, AZ
gem Favorite Looking down the final stretch of trail to Wasson Peak.

Wasson Peak

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

Rincon Peak

(4) Mescal, AZ
gem Favorite Rewarding journey to the top of Signal Hill reveals many petroglyphs. Even the rock squirrel is taking in the view.

Signal Hill Petroglyphs

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

Crested Saguaro

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

Crested Saguaro

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

Sun Circle

(3) Flowing…, AZ

Recommended Routes in Tucson - 10

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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 Intermediate/Difficult

Romero Pools

4.9 mi 7.9 km 1,047' Up 319.2 m Up 1,046' Down 318.88 m Down

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

Seven Falls Out and Back

5.3 mi 8.6 km 604' Up 184.18 m Up 604' Down 184.13 m Down

Catalin…, AZ
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Favorite View looking at Seven Falls!
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Bear Canyon Loop

16.9 mi 27.2 km 2,465' Up 751.48 m Up 2,456' Down 748.6 m Down

Catalin…, AZ
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Favorite Through the aspens on the Aspen Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Marshall Gulch To Aspen Loop

3.8 mi 6.1 km 814' Up 248.11 m Up 831' Down 253.3 m Down

Tanque…, AZ
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Favorite View of Mt. Wrightson and other peaks from the trail.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Brown Mountain

4.9 mi 7.9 km 909' Up 277.1 m Up 909' Down 277.04 m Down

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

Honeybee Canyon Loop

22.3 mi 35.9 km 964' Up 293.83 m Up 964' Down 293.83 m Down

Catalina, AZ
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Favorite Heading NE on Phoneline
Intermediate Intermediate

Sabino Phoneline Sampler

4.0 mi 6.5 km 538' Up 163.91 m Up 531' Down 161.99 m Down

Catalin…, AZ
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Favorite Looking east.
Intermediate Intermediate

Honeybee Canyon Short Loop

12.3 mi 19.9 km 456' Up 139.11 m Up 457' Down 139.31 m Down

Catalina, AZ
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Favorite Some of the more scenic parts of the trail were barely touched by the Bighorn Fire.
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

Canyon Loop via Horse Trail

3.1 mi 5.0 km 285' Up 86.8 m Up 286' Down 87.2 m Down

Oro Valley, AZ
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Favorite Headed north on the Crooked Tree Trail toward the largest multi-armed saguaro in the trail system.
Easy Easy

Arthur Pack Loop

4.1 mi 6.6 km 133' Up 40.6 m Up 133' Down 40.65 m Down

Tortolita, AZ
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Tucson Hiking

  • 617 Miles 992 Kilometers of Trail
  • 10 Recommended Routes
  • 11 Gems Gems
  • 119 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 145 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 37 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Tucson - 291

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4.2 mi 6.7 km #1Phoneline Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Catalina Foothills, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Catalina Foothills, AZ 19 
1.9 mi 3.0 km #2Pusch Peak Trail
Difficult Difficult
Oro Valley, AZ
Difficult Difficult
Oro Valley, AZ 27 
1.5 mi 2.4 km #3Blacketts Ridge
Difficult Difficult
Catalina Foothills, AZ
Difficult Difficult
Catalina Foothills, AZ 25 
6.5 mi 10.4 km #4Romero Canyon Trail
Difficult Difficult
Oro Valley, AZ
Difficult Difficult
Oro Valley, AZ 15 
1.1 mi 1.7 km #5Saguaro Vista Trail
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ 11 
5.2 mi 8.3 km #6Ventana Trail #98
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Catalina Foothills, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Catalina Foothills, AZ 21 
2.5 mi 4.0 km #7Linda Vista Loop Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Oro Valley, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Oro Valley, AZ 23 
3.1 mi 5.0 km #8Alamo Canyon/Bathtub Tank
Intermediate Intermediate
Oro Valley, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Oro Valley, AZ 15 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #9Ridgeline Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Catalina, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Catalina, AZ
3.4 mi 5.5 km #10Cochie Springs Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Tortolita, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Tortolita, AZ

Photos of Tucson - 634

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Near the summit of Mt. Lemmon looking south toward the Santa Rita Mountains.
May 7, 2015 near Catalina, AZ
Incredible section of cacti in Sweetwater Preserve.
Dec 9, 2015 near Flowing…, AZ
View looking at Seven Falls!
Sep 9, 2017 near Tanque…, AZ
Fantastic saguaros near the summit
Dec 26, 2017 near Picture…, AZ
California poppies. EVERYWHERE!
Mar 19, 2019 near Tucson…, AZ
Just up the trail from Grass Shack there is a large rock off trail that's great for viewing the sunset!
Jun 10, 2019 near Tanque…, AZ
View of Mt. Wrightson and other peaks from the trail.
Dec 25, 2023 near Tucson…, AZ
Brown Mountain trailhead sign and parking entrance with Tower Peak in background.
Dec 26, 2023 near Tucson…, AZ

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