Hiking in Tucson



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    Oracle Ridge Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    This trail follows one of the earliest known routes to the top of Mt. Lemmon and is believed to be the trail that John and Sara Lemmon followed in the early 1880's... read more

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    Aspen Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    The loop formed by Aspen and Marchall Gulch Trails is one of the most heavily used upper elevation routes into the Pusch Ridge Wilderness... read more

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    Ventana Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    Ventana means window in Spanish. The window in this case is a 15 by 25 foot opening in solid rock that tops one of the peaks in the Santa Catalina Front Range... read more

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    Romero Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    A desert canyon stream and great views of Pusch Ridge and the Santa Catalinas await you along this popular trail... read more

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    Cathedral Rock Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    Views from the trail are exceptional, highlighted by Cathedral Rock, Esperero Canyon, and Sabino Canyon while Tucson glitters in a sprawling pool far below... read more

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    Green Mountain Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    Good views start as soon as you step out of your car here where the Galiuro Mountains, Mount Graham and the wide San Pedro River Valley are framed by the pines and firs... read more

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    Sabino Canyon Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    This trail offers access to the dramatic landscape of the Santa Catalina Front Range, famous for its deep canyons and soaring ridges... read more

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    Marshall Gulch Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    This moderate hike leads through an area of diverse habitats that include excellent examples of Canadian Zone riparian areas and ponderosa pine forests... read more

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    Italian Spring Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    This Rincon Mountain Wilderness trail provides access to the top of the Rincons... read more

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    Pima Canyon

    End of Magee Road

    A desert canyon gem... read more

    Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

    P.O. Box 67
    1891 E. Frontage Rd.

    The Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail was authorized by Congress on August l5, l990, the first such trail in the Western Region of the National Park Service... read more

    Miller Creek Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    This Rincon Mountain Wilderness trail provides access into the Saguaro National Park and, when combined with the Rincon Peak Trail, serves as the shortest route to the summit of Rincon... read more

    Wilderness of Rock Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    Picturesque rock formations and a diversity of settings that range from subalpine to high desert to riparian zone attract so many people that this area is being loved to the point of overuse... read more

    Pontatoc Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    This trail offers great views and plenty of evidence of mining activity left over from the days when the Santa Catalinas were the focus of extensive mineral exploration... read more

    Lemmon Rock Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    This trail extends from a trailhead just below Mt. Lemmon's summit and the Wilderness of Rock deep within that picturesque area of the Pusch Ridge Wilderness... read more

    Maverick Spring Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    Maverick Spring Trail, a side trail off the Green Mountain Trail, branches off just prior to the climb up and over Bear Saddle and leads less than half a mile to a picturesque natural seep... read more

    West Fork Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    There are several perennial pools here and a healthy community of riparian vegetation, as well as excellent views of Sabino Canyon... read more

    Bajada Loop Nature Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    Many different types of desert plants can be seen on the trail including Palo Verde and Mesquite trees, several varieties of the cholla cactus, and the Saguaro, also known as a Monarch with a Crown... read more

    Palisade Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    You'll enjoy good views and get a tour of most of the biological life zones which grace the slopes of the Santa Catalinas along this moderate to more difficult trail... read more

    Brush Corral Trail

    5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd

    This trail leads down the northeast slope of the Santa Catalinas to a historic Forest Ranger station that has not been used since shortly after World War I... read more
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