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Javelina Canyon Trail

Intermediate
 3.6 (5)

Climb moderate grades to reach pleasant desert views along the Javelina Canyon Trail.


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Map Key

1.9

Miles

3.1

KM

Point to Point

1,620' 494 m

High

1,244' 379 m

Low

395' 121 m

Up

39' 12 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

10%

Max Grade (5°)

Dogs Unknown

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Family Friendly Kids can easily handle this trail's moderate grades and manageable length.

Description

Rather than using Pima Canyon Trailhead, parking is often easier to find at the Beverly Canyon Trailhead, and you get to hike some very scenic singletrack instead of the Dirt Road on your way to Mormon, National, and all the other great trails at SoMo. Tacking this onto the beginning and end of the South Mountain Park - East Tour is highly recommended!

From the Beverly Canyon Parking Lot, go west and a little south. You'll cross a few washes, and eventually face a pretty significant climb to the top of a ridge. From there, it's a short and steep, but very doable descent into Pima Wash, where you'll meet up with Mormon Loop Trail.

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Trail Ratings

  3.6 from 5 votes

#21346

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  3.6 from 5 votes
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#724

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#21,346

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Not sure if these carvings/markings in the stone are real or not, but they are protected by a man made wooden barrier, so maybe...
Feb 14, 2019 near Guadalupe, AZ
On the back side of this formation, the wash has carved a shallow cave into the rock. You'll see it coming down from the JC trail peak.
Feb 14, 2019 near Guadalupe, AZ
Javelina Canyon Trail is quiet and beautiful. Grand Saguaro cacti are frequent providing homes for the many birds.
Apr 19, 2019 near Guadalupe, AZ
The hike gradually gets steeper as you head up toward Ridgeline. I saw a few mountain bikers and hikers but the trail is far less crowded than the Mormon Trail.
Apr 19, 2019 near Guadalupe, AZ
From the top of the trail you have beautiful views into the valley.
Apr 19, 2019 near Guadalupe, AZ

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Apr 13, 2019
Britt Montemayor
Mar 22, 2019
William Chun
8h 24m
Feb 14, 2019
Geoffrey Mobisson
Apr 28, 2018
Janine Engelhardt
Apr 25, 2018
Jenna Nystrom
Apr 20, 2018
Sierra Hawksley
Feb 4, 2018
Ken Urakawa
Dec 20, 2017
David Wheeler