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Rincon Mountain District (East)

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Gems in Rincon Mountain District (East) - 3

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gem Favorite Bridal Wreath Falls

Bridal Wreath Falls

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

Manning Camp

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

Rincon Peak

(4) Mescal, AZ

Recommended Routes in Rincon Mountain District (East) - 5

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Favorite Bridal Wreath Falls
Intermediate

Bridal Wreath Falls

5.8 mi 9.4 km 1,066' Up 325 m Up 1,066' Down 324.96 m Down

Tanque…, AZ
Favorite December is  fine time to hike Rincon Peak.
Difficult

Rincon Peak

14.4 mi 23.2 km 4,288' Up 1306.93 m Up 4,288' Down 1306.92 m Down

Mescal, AZ
Favorite Looking south toward the Rincons.
Easy/Intermediate

Wildhorse to Douglas Springs Loop

3.1 mi 4.9 km 157' Up 47.95 m Up 152' Down 46.19 m Down

Tanque…, AZ
Favorite Bridal Wreath Falls
Intermediate

Bridal Wreath Falls Loop

7.3 mi 11.8 km 1,155' Up 351.95 m Up 1,154' Down 351.64 m Down

Tanque…, AZ
Favorite Mica View Trail looking north at Catalina Mountains. While the trail is wide and smooth, look out for the jumping cactus.
Easy

Mica View - Cactus Forest Mini Loop

2.1 mi 3.4 km 94' Up 28.72 m Up 93' Down 28.49 m Down

Tanque…, AZ

Rincon Mountain District (East) Hiking

  • 181 Miles 291 Kilometers of Trail
  • 5 Recommended Routes
  • 3 Gems Gems
  • 21 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 30 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 11 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Rincon Mountain District (East) - 57

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10.2 mi 16.5 km #1Douglas Springs Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tanque Verde, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Tanque Verde, AZ 11 
0.3 mi 0.5 km #2Bridal Wreath Falls Trail
Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ
Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ
11.0 mi 17.8 km #3Tanque Verde Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tanque Verde, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Tanque Verde, AZ 11 
2.2 mi 3.5 km #4Three Tank Trail
Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ
Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ
1.0 mi 1.7 km #5Bajada Wash Trail
Easy
Tanque Verde, AZ
Easy
Tanque Verde, AZ
1.0 mi 1.6 km #6Mica View Trail
Easy
Tanque Verde, AZ
Easy
Tanque Verde, AZ
5.3 mi 8.6 km #7Cactus Forest Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ
3.6 mi 5.8 km #8Carrillo Trail
Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ
Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ
0.7 mi 1.1 km #9Cholla Trail
Easy
Tanque Verde, AZ
Easy
Tanque Verde, AZ
4.0 mi 6.5 km #10Cowhead Saddle
Difficult
Tanque Verde, AZ
Difficult
Tanque Verde, AZ

Photos of Rincon Mountain District (East) - 167

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Snow and rain in the Desert - on the Tanque Verde Ridge Trail
Apr 29, 2015 near Tanque…, AZ
My impression of a giant saguaro.
Oct 1, 2015 near Tanque…, AZ
Javelinas foraging in the desert just off Squeeze Pen trail.
Jun 7, 2016 near Tanque…, AZ
Flowering Saguaro along the Shantz trail.
Jun 28, 2016 near Tanque…, AZ
Great views on the way up Cow Head Saddle Trail
Jun 10, 2019 near Tanque…, 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
December is  fine time to hike Rincon Peak.
Jan 2, 2020 near Mescal, AZ
Bridal Wreath Falls
Jan 3, 2020 near Tanque…, AZ