Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition Guide Book

by Erik Molvar (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Arizonaand39;s Cactus Country-Third Edition  by Erik Molvar

356pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 9780762782758

Rigorously updated, this third edition features hikes in Saguaro National Park, Organ Pipe National Monument, the Chiricahua Mountains, and the Sky Islands of Coronado National Forest, as well as a section for the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge. This indispensable guide provides day hikers and long-distance backpackers alike opportuinities to explore Arizona’s expansive landscapes.

© 2013 Erik Molvar/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition" Guide Book
Displaying trails 21 to 40 of 100.
... Preview: A long day hike or backpack around the Cipriano Hills, 13.5 miles round-trip. Note: At the time of printing (2013), this trail was closed. Please stop at the visitor center for current conditions. ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Ajo, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 13.5
... Preview: A short day hike along the eastern edge of the Huachucas, 1.7 miles one way. This short trail makes a pleasant day hike along the eastern edge of the Huachuca Mountains. It begins by jogging westwa ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Sierra Vista, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.7
... Preview: A day hike into the Dragoon Mountains, 4.5 miles one way. The hike begins on an interpretive nature trail; follow the left fork for quickest access to the Cochise Stronghold Trail. A path leaves th ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Sunsites, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: A day hike along an arid ridgetop in the southern Huachucas, 3.1 miles one way. These two trails offer day hiking opportunities along a hogback known as Smuggler’s Ridge, which runs along the Mexic ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Sierra Vista, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.1
... Preview: A backpack from Deer Creek to the Rattlesnake Creek route, 8.7 miles one way. This route runs to the crest of the east divide near Kennedy Peak, then drops down Corral Canyon to reach the upper rea ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Bonita, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 8.7
... Preview: A day hike to a mountaintop in the Santa Teresa Mountains, 3.5 miles one way. The trail splits early in the ascent; hikers can select either track because they come together again 50 yards uphill. ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Safford, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: A primitive route from Palisade Ranger Station to Davis Spring, 9.4 miles one way. This very primitive trail runs from the crest of the Santa Catalinas into the cactus-filled canyons of the eastern ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Tucson, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 9.4
... Preview: A backpack from the national park boundary to the Chimenea Canyon Trail, 10.2 miles one way. This trail follows the northern border of Saguaro National Park, climbing steadily through the foothills ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Tucson, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 10.2
... Preview: A short day hike to a mine site in the northern Puerto Blancos, 1.3 miles one way. Note: At the time of printing (2013), this trail was closed. Please stop at the visitor center for current conditions ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Ajo, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.3
... Preview: A day hike or backpack along a primitive route from Ladybug Pass to Dutch Henry Well, 7.5 miles one way. This trail provides a long and often steep descent from Ladybug Saddle to the bajadas, or al ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Sonoita, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 7.5
... Preview: A backpack from the Cactus Picnic Area to Window Rock (8.5 miles one way) that intersects the Finger Rock and Ventana Canyon Trails at the 9.7-mile mark. This trail climbs into the outer cordiller ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Tucson, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 8.5
... Preview: A backpack to the crest of the Santa Rita Mountains, 7.4 miles one way. From its beginnings at the north end of the range, the Florida Canyon Trail climbs aggressively to reach the crest of the Sa ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Tucson, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 7.4
... Preview: A long day hike or a backpack in the northern Ajo Mountains, 6.2 miles round-trip. This wilderness route offers a long loop trip from Alamo Canyon Campground. It crosses cactus-rich bajada slopes t ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Ajo, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 6.2
... Preview: A day hike from San Pedro Vista to General Hitchcock Campground, 3.7 miles one way. This trail offers a pleasant day hike that loops away from the Catalina Highway and then returns to it at a much ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Tucson, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.7
... Preview: A day hike or backpack from the Cave Creek basin to the Chiricahua Crest Trail, 5.6 miles one way. This trail provides a brief but vigorous climb to the crest of the Chiricahua Range from the Cave ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Portal, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: A day loop through the head of Rhyolite Canyon, 8.4 miles round trip. This popular route makes a long day loop, visiting the most spectacular rock formations in Chiricahua National Monument. These for ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Willcox, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.4
... Preview: This is a backpack from Happy Valley to Manning Camp, 10.3 miles one way. This trek combines the Miller Creek Trail with a well-worn path running along Heartbreak Ridge. The route passes Happy Vall ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Tucson, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 10.3
... Preview: A wilderness route into the Little Rincon Mountains, 3.0 miles one way. This wilderness route has no defined path and requires travelers to use map and compass skills to navigate a rocky valley flo ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Tucson, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: A day hike through the hills south of Tanque Verde Ridge, 2.8 miles one way. This hike follows an old road through some of the newly acquired lands at the south end of Saguaro National Park. Althou ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Tucson, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: A day hike from the South Fork Picnic Area to Horseshoe Pass, 4.8 miles. This trail makes a fantastic day trip from the South Fork Cave Creek Picnic Area, offering outstanding views of the stone to ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition"
Portal, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8