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Gates Pass - Saguaro National Park Scenic Drive: Tucson Mountain Park to Saguaro National Park :: Tucson, AZ

A 22-mile-long paved and gravel scenic drive that traverses Gates Pass and Tucson Mountain Park, passes the famed Arizona–Sonora Desert Museum, and explores the spectacular saguaro forests of Saguaro National Park.

Saguaro National Park: Douglas Springs to Manning Camp Loop :: Tucson, AZ

There are more than giant plants here: Arizona’s premier cactus preserve conceals a cool mountain escape. Few people know that southern Arizona has a national park. And that’s the way locals like it. Saguaro pulls in 93 percent fewer visitors than th

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base or Pima Air and Space Museum & Saguaro National Park (East) :: Vail, AZ

Currently, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is a diversified military installation. It is home to the largest outdoor aircraft storage facility in the world, and A-10 combat crew training and OA-37 Forward Air Control operations also are conducted. With

Mission of San Xavier del Bac, Old Tucson, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, & Saguaro National Park (West) :: Tucson, AZ

This day trip takes you through one of the most majestic forests of saguaro cacti you'll ever see. You can spend a full day of glitz and glamour combined with a liberal dose of science and education and unparalleled natural beauty. Visit each of thes

Saguaro National Park East: Cactus Forest–Mica View Loop :: Tucson, AZ

This gentle stroll crosses almost the entire girth of Saguaro National Park East from north to south. For a quick look at the desert, you can just take the Mica View Loop (1.9 miles). The northern part of the Cactus Forest Trail intersects severa

Saguaro National Park East: Douglas Spring and Bridal Wreath Falls Trails :: Tucson, AZ

The Douglas Spring Trail is one of two long routes giving access to the west side of the Rincon Mountains from Tucson. Beginning in lowland mesquite forest thick with cacti and ocotillos, the trail soon climbs up small canyons, through open grassland

Saguaro National Park East: Freeman Homestead Trail :: Tucson, AZ

This is a fun loop for families, with several interpretive stations providing information about the desert for adults, as well as kid-oriented questions or puzzles for the younger members of your group. The stands of saguaros are especially thick and

Saguaro National Park East: Garwood Dam Loop :: Tucson, AZ

This enjoyable loop is one of dozens that can be put together from the dense network of trails lacing the northwestern corner of the national park. Unlike most of the other loops, this one provides 760 feet of elevation gain, allowing much better vie

Saguaro National Park East: Tanque Verde Ridge Trail :: Tucson, AZ

Tanque Verde Ridge is the westernmost mountain finger pointing toward Tucson from the Rincons. As you climb it, views of all the other ranges surrounding the city open, and on clear days you can see into Mexico as well as many of the other minor rang

Saguaro National Park West: Hugh Norris Trail to Wasson Peak :: Tucson, AZ

This is the longest trail in the Tucson Mountain (West) District of Saguaro National Park. Much of the beginning of the route involves hiking up shallow steps, but once you reach the long ridge, superb views unfold in all directions. The trail is c

Saguaro National Park West: Sweetwater Trail to Wasson Peak :: Tucson, AZ

Of the four main routes to Wasson Peak, the Sweetwater Trail is the least crowded and the second longest. The hike is relatively gentle to the pass, which marks the end of the Sweetwater Trail and where there are fine views to north and south. It

Saguaro National Park West: Thunderbird Loop :: Tucson, AZ

The Thunderbird Trail is the handle of this lollipop-shaped route, and at its end you’ll do a loop along the attractively named Cactus Canyon, Coyote Pass, and Gila Monster Trails, which wind along valleys passing minor but scenic peaks. Along th

Stock By Pass :: Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District, AZ

Stock By Pass is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 2,731 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles with a total elev

Heartbreak Ridge Trail :: Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District, AZ

Heartbreak Ridge Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District. It is 4.7 miles long and begins at 7,598 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 9.5 miles with a t

Cactus Forest Trail :: Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District, AZ

Cactus Forest Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District. It is 5.0 miles long and begins at 2,762 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.1 miles with a tot

Fire Loop Trail :: Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District, AZ

Fire Loop Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District. It is 3.9 miles long and begins at 8,505 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.0 miles with a

North Slope Trail :: Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District, AZ

North Slope Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District. It is 2.6 miles long and begins at 7,981 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.3 miles with

Deer Valley Trail :: Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District, AZ

Deer Valley Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 2,810 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.8 miles with a total

Miller Creek :: Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District, AZ

Miller Creek is a hiking trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District and Rincon Mountain Wilderness Area. It is 2.7 miles long and begins at 4,256 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.

Rincon Creek Trail :: Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District, AZ

Rincon Creek Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District. It is 6.9 miles long and begins at 3,360 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 14.0 miles with a tota

Freeman Homestead Trail :: Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District, AZ

Freeman Homestead Trail is a hiking trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 3,127 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a total elev

Coyote Wash Trail :: Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District, AZ

Coyote Wash Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 3,082 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.6 miles with a total

Azt - Pistol Hill :: Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District, AZ

Azt - Pistol Hill is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District. It is 4.2 miles long and begins at 3,488 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.3 miles with

Ruiz Trail :: Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District, AZ

Ruiz Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 3,086 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevati

Hope Camp Trail :: Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District, AZ

Hope Camp Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District. It is 3.1 miles long and begins at 3,148 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.3 miles with a

Ridge View Trail :: Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District, AZ

Ridge View Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 3,132 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles with a total e

Arizona Trail :: Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District, AZ

Arizona Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 3,328 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elev

Rincon Peak Trail :: Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District, AZ

Rincon Peak Trail is a hiking trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (East) - Rincon Mountain District. It is 2.8 miles long and begins at 6,081 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.7 miles with a total elevation

Prophecy Wash Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Prophecy Wash Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 2.6 miles long and begins at 2,674 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.2 miles with a tota

Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Trail is a hiking trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 2,725 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is three miles with a total elevation gain of 48

Thunderbird Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Thunderbird Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 2,539 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.6 miles with a total

Vertical Cliffs Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Vertical Cliffs Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 2,327 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a to

Wild Dog Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Wild Dog Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 2,516 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total ele

Cam-Boh Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Cam-Boh Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 2,384 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.8 miles with a total elev

Dobe Wash Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Dobe Wash Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 2,726 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.7 miles with a total el

Brittlebush Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Brittlebush Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 2,535 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.6 miles with a total

Encinas Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Encinas Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 3.3 miles long and begins at 2,956 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.6 miles with a total elev

Desert Discovery Nature Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Desert Discovery Nature Trail is a hiking trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 2,427 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.8 miles with a tota

Animal Wash Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Animal Wash Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 2,304 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total

Sendero Esperanza Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Sendero Esperanza Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 3.1 miles long and begins at 2,980 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.2 miles with a

Panther Peak Washtrail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Panther Peak Washtrail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 2,502 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.7 miles with a t

Picture Rocks Wash Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Picture Rocks Wash Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 3.7 miles long and begins at 2,674 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.3 miles with a

Sweetwater Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Sweetwater Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 3.3 miles long and begins at 2,807 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.7 miles with a total e

Veteran's Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Veteran's Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 2,431 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.6 miles with a total el

Gila Monster Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Gila Monster Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 2,450 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 miles with a total

Belmont Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Belmont Trail is a hiking trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 2,333 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain

Ringtail Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Ringtail Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 2,442 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total ele

Hugh Norris Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Hugh Norris Trail is a hiking trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 4.7 miles long and begins at 2,576 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 9.6 miles with a total elevation

King Canyon Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

King Canyon Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Tucson Mountain Park and Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is 3.1 miles long and begins at 2,919 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail i

Coyote Pass Trail :: Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District, AZ

Coyote Pass Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Saguaro National Park (West) - Tucson Mountain District. It is a mile long and begins at 2,520 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total ele