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Gems in Tucson Mountain District (West) - 2

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gem Favorite Looking down the final stretch of trail to Wasson Peak.

Wasson Peak

(16) Tucson…, 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

Recommended Routes in Tucson Mountain District (West) - 4

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Favorite View west from the saddle below Wasson Peak
Intermediate/Difficult 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
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Favorite California poppies. EVERYWHERE!
Intermediate/Difficult 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
Explore in 3D
Favorite California poppies. EVERYWHERE!
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/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
Explore in 3D
Favorite Fantastic saguaros near the summit
Difficult 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
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Tucson Mountain District (West) Hiking

  • 59 Miles 95 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 14 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 26 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 4 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Tucson Mountain District (West) - 40

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3.5 mi 5.6 km #1Sweetwater Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ 13 
1.2 mi 1.9 km #2Safford Peak Trail
Very Difficult Very Difficult
Picture Rocks, AZ
Very Difficult Very Difficult
Picture Rocks, AZ
3.2 mi 5.2 km #3King Canyon Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Tucson Estates, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Tucson Estates, AZ 16 
4.6 mi 7.4 km #4Hugh Norris Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ 11 
0.4 mi 0.6 km #5Desert Discovery Nature Trail
Easy Easy
Picture Rocks, AZ
Easy Easy
Picture Rocks, AZ
1.5 mi 2.5 km #6Passey Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
1.9 mi 3.0 km #7Thunderbird
Intermediate Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
0.9 mi 1.5 km #8King Canyon Wash
Intermediate Intermediate
Tucson Estates, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Tucson Estates, AZ
1.1 mi 1.8 km #9Gould Mine Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Tucson Estates, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Tucson Estates, AZ
0.4 mi 0.7 km #10Pack Rat Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Picture Rocks, AZ

Photos of Tucson Mountain District (West) - 122

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Funky Saguaro
May 5, 2015 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
A variety of cacti exist along the Cam-Boh trail.
Jul 19, 2016 near Picture…, AZ
On the way down from the summit - 1400 steep feet above this point.
Dec 26, 2017 near Picture…, AZ
Fantastic saguaros near the summit
Dec 26, 2017 near Picture…, AZ
View west from the saddle below Wasson Peak
Mar 28, 2018 near Tucson…, AZ
California poppies. EVERYWHERE!
Mar 19, 2019 near Tucson…, AZ
Looking down the final stretch of trail to Wasson Peak.
Feb 28, 2021 near Tucson…, AZ
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