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53 mi 85 km of trail 4 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 28 Trails Intermediate Trails 6 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail

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Gems in Tucson Mountain District (West) - 2

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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

Featured Hikes in Tucson Mountain District (West) - 4

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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 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 View west from the saddle below Wasson Peak
Intermediate/Difficult

Wasson Peak Circle Route

8.4 mi 13.5 km • Loop • 1,905 ft Ascent 580.66 m Ascent

(19) Tucson…, AZ
Favorite Fantastic saguaros near the summit
Difficult

Safford Peak

3.4 mi 5.5 km • Out and Back • 1,490 ft Ascent 454.08 m Ascent

(8) Picture…, AZ

Trails in Tucson Mountain District (West) - 31

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1.2 mi 1.9 km #1Safford Peak Trail
Extremely Difficult
Picture Rocks, AZ
Extremely Difficult
1.2 mi 1.9 km Picture Rocks, AZ
3.5 mi 5.6 km #2Sweetwater Trail
Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Intermediate
3.5 mi 5.6 km Flowing Wells, AZ
3.2 mi 5.2 km #3King Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Tucson Estates, AZ
Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.2 km Tucson Estates, AZ 10 
4.6 mi 7.4 km #4Hugh Norris Trail
Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
Intermediate
4.6 mi 7.4 km Picture Rocks, AZ
1.4 mi 2.2 km #5Ironwood Forest
Easy/Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.2 km Flowing Wells, AZ
1.5 mi 2.5 km #6Passey Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.5 km Picture Rocks, AZ
0.4 mi 0.7 km #7Pack Rat Trail
Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.7 km Picture Rocks, AZ
2.0 mi 3.2 km #8Cactus Wren Trail
Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km Picture Rocks, AZ
0.4 mi 0.6 km #9Desert Discovery Nature Trail
Easy
Picture Rocks, AZ
Easy
0.4 mi 0.6 km Picture Rocks, AZ
1.1 mi 1.8 km #10Gould Mine Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Tucson Estates, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Tucson Estates, AZ
0.7 mi 1.2 km #11Scenic Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Picture Rocks, AZ
2.5 mi 4.0 km #12Cam-Boh Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km Picture Rocks, AZ
0.9 mi 1.5 km #13King Canyon Wash
Easy/Intermediate
Tucson Estates, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Tucson Estates, AZ
3.2 mi 5.2 km #14Sendero Esperanza
Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.2 km Picture Rocks, AZ
0.9 mi 1.5 km #15Cactus Canyon
Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Flowing Wells, AZ
0.9 mi 1.5 km #16Coyote Pass Trail
Easy
Flowing Wells, AZ
Easy
0.9 mi 1.5 km Flowing Wells, AZ
1.9 mi 3.1 km #17Panther Peak Wash
Easy
Picture Rocks, AZ
Easy
1.9 mi 3.1 km Picture Rocks, AZ
1.9 mi 3.0 km #18Thunderbird
Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.0 km Flowing Wells, AZ
1.8 mi 2.9 km #19Vertical Cliffs
Easy
Casas Adobes, AZ
Easy
1.8 mi 2.9 km Casas Adobes, AZ
1.6 mi 2.6 km #20Bajada Wash Trail
Easy
Picture Rocks, AZ
Easy
1.6 mi 2.6 km Picture Rocks, AZ

Photos of Tucson Mountain District (West) - 109

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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
Petroglyphs at Signal Hill Saguaro National Park
Oct 28, 2017 near Picture…, AZ
A variety of cacti exist along the Cam-Boh trail.
Jul 19, 2016 near Picture…, AZ
Rewarding journey to the top of Signal Hill reveals many petroglyphs. Even the rock squirrel is taking in the view.
May 9, 2016 near Picture…, AZ
View west from the saddle below Wasson Peak
Mar 28, 2018 near Tucson…, AZ
View of the Sonoran Desert along the Ironwood Forest trail.
Aug 23, 2016 near Flowing…, AZ
Looking west from Wasson Peak.
Aug 2, 2017 near Tucson…, AZ

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