Benson, Arizona

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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Hike Tumamoc Hill

    5.0
    3 mi / 800 ft gain
    Tumamoc Hill is urban adventuring at it's finest. Park on Anklam Road, directly across from St Mary's Hospital, and follow the other hikers and runners to the trailhead.Tumamoc Hill is a one-lane paved road, trafficked infrequently by University of Arizona employees who work on the Hill's ecology...
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  • Rio Rico, Arizona

    Camp at Patagonia Lake State Park

    5.0
    Patagonia Lake State Park is located about 70 miles southeast of Tucson on State Route 82, 7 miles south of Patagonia, Arizona. Coming from the north, the drive to Patagonia Lake State Park is very scenic; the road winds through rolling hills and countryside with the looming Santa Rita Mountains ...
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Hike to the Bowen Stone House via Bowen Trail

    2.4 mi / 300 ft gain
    The Tucson Mountains are home to Saguaro National Park and the Tucson Mountain Park, the latter of which is a massive 20,000 acre park that is home to huge forests of giant saguaro cacti, a wide diversity of desert wildlife, and several long-abandoned farms and ranches like the Bowen Homestead, c...
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Romero Pools via Romero Canyon

    4.8
    5.52 mi / 1155 ft gain
    To enter the Catalina State Park costs $7 per vehicle with up to four adults. You then drive to the trailhead parking lot. There will be a restroom and a very small shop there. From the trailhead, you almost immediately crosse Sutherland Wash, which flows seasonally. The first 1.1 miles is relati...
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Canyon Loop Trail in Catalina State Park

    2.26 mi / 180 ft gain
    The Canyon Loop trail is an easy hike through the foothills that begins and ends at the Trailhead parking lot. (End of the road when you enter Catalina State Park from Oracle Rd - entrance fee required)  The loop is relatively flat, although starts with a short uphill burst before leveling off. ...
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