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Tucson Mountain District (West)

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Gems in Tucson Mountain District (West) - 2

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gem Favorite Looking west from Wasson Peak.

Wasson Peak

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

Signal Hill Petroglyphs

(12) Picture…, AZ

Recommended Routes in Tucson Mountain District (West) - 4

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Favorite View west from the saddle below Wasson Peak
Intermediate/Difficult

Wasson Peak Summit

9.4 mi 15.1 km 2,113' Up 644.1 m Up 2,113' Down 644.01 m Down

Flowing…, AZ
Favorite California poppies. EVERYWHERE!
Difficult

Wasson Peak - Hugh Norris

9.8 mi 15.8 km 2,496' Up 760.88 m Up 2,496' Down 760.81 m Down

Picture…, AZ
Favorite California poppies. EVERYWHERE!
Intermediate/Difficult

Wasson Peak Circle Route

8.4 mi 13.5 km 1,905' Up 580.66 m Up 1,912' Down 582.77 m Down

Tucson…, AZ
Favorite Fantastic saguaros near the summit
Difficult

Safford Peak

3.4 mi 5.5 km 1,490' Up 454.08 m Up 1,489' Down 453.96 m Down

Picture…, AZ

Tucson Mountain District (West) Hiking

  • 85 Miles 137 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 19 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 15 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Tucson Mountain District (West) - 32

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1.2 mi 1.9 km #1Safford Peak Trail
Very Difficult
Picture Rocks, AZ
Very Difficult
Picture Rocks, AZ
3.5 mi 5.6 km #2Sweetwater Trail
Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
3.2 mi 5.2 km #3King Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Tucson Estates, AZ
Intermediate
Tucson Estates, AZ 12 
4.6 mi 7.4 km #4Hugh Norris Trail
Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
0.4 mi 0.6 km #5Desert Discovery Nature Trail
Easy
Picture Rocks, AZ
Easy
Picture Rocks, AZ
1.5 mi 2.5 km #6Passey Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
1.9 mi 3.0 km #7Thunderbird
Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
0.4 mi 0.7 km #8Pack Rat Trail
Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
1.4 mi 2.2 km #9Ironwood Forest
Easy/Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
0.7 mi 1.2 km #10Scenic Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ

Photos of Tucson Mountain District (West) - 111

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Fantastic saguaros near the summit
Dec 26, 2017 near Picture…, AZ
A variety of cacti exist along the Cam-Boh trail.
Jul 19, 2016 near Picture…, AZ
California poppies. EVERYWHERE!
Mar 19, 2019 near Tucson…, AZ
View west from the saddle below Wasson Peak
Mar 28, 2018 near Tucson…, 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
Looking out over Avra Valley with Sierrita Mountains in the (middle) distance. On the far right you can make out Baboquivari.
Sep 12, 2016 near Tucson…, 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