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Sweetwater Preserve

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AKA: Bitter Rocks Preserve

Official trail map can be found here: webcms.pima.gov/UserFiles/S…

Gems in Sweetwater Preserve - 1

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gem Favorite Incredible section of cacti in Sweetwater Preserve.

Crested Saguaro

(4) Flowing…, AZ

Sweetwater Preserve Hiking

  • 11 Miles 18 Kilometers of Trail
  • 0 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 5 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 3 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Sweetwater Preserve - 8

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1.1 mi 1.7 km #1Saguaro Vista Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ 10 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #2Black Rock Loop
Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
3.6 mi 5.8 km #3Desperado Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
0.6 mi 1.0 km #4Sun Circle Loop
Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
0.9 mi 1.4 km #5Wildflower Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
1.3 mi 2.1 km #6Red Tail Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
1.0 mi 1.6 km #7Homestead Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Tucson Estates, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Tucson Estates, AZ
0.8 mi 1.3 km #8Ocotillo Hill Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Tucson Estates, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Tucson Estates, AZ

Photos of Sweetwater Preserve - 12

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Incredible section of cacti in Sweetwater Preserve.
Dec 9, 2015 near Flowing…, AZ
A rare Crested Saguaro.
Oct 2, 2017 near Flowing…, AZ
Laura enjoying a quick breather at the end of Red Tail Ridge Trail.
Aug 23, 2016 near Tucson…, AZ
Saguaros!
Aug 24, 2016 near Flowing…, AZ
The rare Crested Saguaro Cactus.
Oct 4, 2017 near Flowing…, AZ
View at the north end of Homestead Trail.
Aug 23, 2016 near Tucson…, AZ
Smooth trails!
Aug 24, 2016 near Flowing…, AZ
Smoothest trail in the park.
Aug 24, 2016 near Flowing…, AZ
Sunset in the desert.
Aug 24, 2016 near Flowing…, AZ
De Los Rancheros Link Trailhead
Aug 24, 2016 near Flowing…, AZ
De Oeste Link Junction.
Aug 24, 2016 near Flowing…, AZ
Large parking lot.
Aug 24, 2016 near Flowing…, AZ