Best Easy Day Hikes Tucson  by Bruce Grubbs

Best Easy Day Hikes: Tucson Guide Book

by Bruce Grubbs (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Tucson  by Bruce Grubbs
Best Easy Day Hikes Tucson includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for twenty easy-to-follow hikes in and around Tucson, Arizona. Discover a region of diverse scenery and natural splendors—including a beautiful cactus forest; the Sendero Esperanza Trail, a classic example of the Sonoran Desert’s lush vegetation; and the famous Seven Falls, a series of seasonal cascades in Bear Canyon.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Tucson" Guide Book
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Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 20.

The Aspen Trail is a short but very scenic day hike to a viewpoint overlooking the rugged Wilderness of Rocks area and the Pusch Ridge Wilderness. This is another cool hike during the summer, and a go ...
Mount Lemmon, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 3
Using the Douglas Spring Trail, this hike takes you to a seasonal waterfall in the foothills of the Rincon Mountains. The falls are most likely to be running during the spring after a wet winter. The ...
Tucson, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 5.2
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Brown Mountain is an easy hike, located in Tucson Mountain Park, along the top of a desert ridge with 50-mile views. Although the mountain is small, it is a classic sample of the delightful mix of veg ...
Tucson, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 3
This is a cool hike through pine, fir, and aspen forest high on the northeast slopes of the Santa Catalina Mountains. It offers a welcome respite from the desert heat and is also pleasant in the fall, ...
Mount Lemmon, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 6.2
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This trail starts from the scenic loop drive and wanders north through gentle desert terrain past magnificent stands of saguaro cactus. The first portion of the trail, inside the scenic loop drive, is ...
Tucson, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.4
The David Yetman Trail passes through varied Sonoran Desert terrain at the southern end of the Tucson Mountains. The trail is in Tucson Mountain Park. This hike requires a car shuttle; you’ll need to ...
Tucson, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 5.8
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This hike uses the Finger Rock Canyon Trail to reach a seasonal spring in the Pusch Ridge Wilderness. The outing is especially enjoyable during or just after a wet winter, when a seasonal stream fills ...
Tucson, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 2
This is an easy and gorgeous walk through Sonoran Desert foothills to an old dam site. Before the Rincon Mountains were part of Saguaro National Park, ranchers occupied the area and improved many natu ...
Tucson, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 3.4
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This popular hike follows the main crest of the Tucson Mountains for an exceptionally scenic hike to the highest peak in the range. Named for a Tohono O’odham police chief, the Hugh Norris Trail sta ...
Tucson, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 7.8
This trail is an alternative route to popular Wasson Peak using the King Canyon and Sweetwater Trails. This hike takes you up the south slopes of the Tucson Mountains, then up the very scenic east rid ...
Tucson, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 6
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Although this hike is well northwest of the Tucson Mountains, it should not be missed. It follows the Hunter Trail to the top of Picacho Peak, the spectacular rocky summit adjacent to I-10 northwest o ...
Picacho, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
This hike leads you through a beautiful saguaro cactus forest in Sonoran Desert hills, using the Ironwood Forest and Picture Rocks Wash Trails. These trails are in the northern portion of the Tucson M ...
Tucson, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 5.4
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This scenic route takes you into the rugged Pusch Ridge Wilderness, in the Front Range of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Although the hike starts in the outskirts of Tucson, which has now spread right ...
Tucson, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 4
This is an easy walk to a viewpoint overlooking the rugged south slopes of Tanque Verde Ridge, the long west ridge of the Rincon Mountains that culminates in the 8,612-foot summit of Mica Mountain. Th ...
Tucson, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 1.8
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This hike leads to a collection of popular seasonal pools in Romero Canyon, starting from Catalina State Park and heading into the Pusch Ridge Wilderness in the Coronado National Forest. Seasonal pool ...
Tucson, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 4.6
This is a dramatic hike up Sabino Canyon and its West Fork to Hutch’s Pool in the Front Range of the Santa Catalina Mountains and the Pusch Ridge Wilderness. The pools are a popular seasonal destinati ...
Tucson, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 7.4
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This pleasant hike takes you through gorgeous saguaro forest to a saddle on the rugged Tucson Mountains. This point on the west ridge of Wasson Peak offers a great view of the deserts and mountains fa ...
Tucson, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 3
This walk leads to famous Seven Falls, a series of seasonal cascades in Bear Canyon, which uses the Bear Canyon Trail in the Pusch Ridge Wilderness. As with other seasonal streams in the Santa Catalin ...
Tucson, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 4
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The Signal Hill Trail is a short walk to a hill with a 360-degree view of the northern Tucson Mountains, as well as fine examples of ancient petroglyphs. This very short trail leads to the top of a sm ...
Tucson, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.4
This long day hike leads from Mount Lemmon through the scenic Wilderness of Rocks and the Pusch Ridge Wilderness. Wilderness of Rocks takes its name from the many granite boulders, domes, cliffs, and ...
Mount Lemmon, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 7.4
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