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Pack Rat Trail

Intermediate
 3.6 (5)

This trail will bring you around the east side of the saddle and offers a panoramic view of Tucson.


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Map Key

0.4

Miles

0.7

KM

Point to Point

2,356' 718 m

High

2,230' 680 m

Low

5' 2 m

Up

126' 38 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs No Dogs

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers

Family Friendly A downward sloping option off the Scenic Trail for hikers who are looking to get some elevation.

Description

Look for this trail after you climb the short series of switchbacks from the parking area on Scenic Trail. Once the slight climb levels out, you'll have the option to turn left onto the Pack Rat Trail or to continue straight on the Scenic Trail. Be sure to take in the surrounding views!

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Niall Murphy

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  3.6 from 5 votes

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Beautiful view of the desert
Aug 10, 2019 near Picture…, AZ

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Jan 9, 2021
hdjohnson
Short loop 0.4mi
Aug 9, 2019
Logan Stewart
Hiked with newborn, 6 year old, and 8 year old. It was a bit too much for the kids but very fun. — 0h 25m
Feb 1, 2019
hdjohnson
Lollipop loop hike linking Scenic, Packrat and a short segment of Passey Loop trails. 1.4mi
Dec 25, 2015
Chris Minges
Nice views along the trail.
Dec 5, 2015
Niall Murphy
Nov 11, 2015
Niall Murphy