Green Valley, Arizona

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  • Sonoita, Arizona

    Hike to Hutch's Pool

    5.0
    7.8 mi / 647 ft gain
    Start at the Sabino Canyon trailhead - you can either walk up the dirt road (which adds about 4 miles) or take the $10 tram from the Visitor Center and hop off at the last stop #9. From there you hike 2.5 miles into Sabino Canyon into the basin (beautiful views of the canyon all the way there). O...
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Bike The Loop at The Santa Cruz River Park

    22 mi / 500 ft gain
    The Loop is an in-development series of shared-use, hard-surface paths meant to connect all of Tucson by following the Santa Cruz River and its major tributaries. The Santa Cruz River Park contains 22 miles of The Loop (with another 40 in development) that runs along the western shore of the Sant...
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Catch a Sunset on "A" Mountain

    4.0
    0.3 mi / 250 ft gain
    In 1910 a group of University of Arizona students took local basalt rock and constructed a 160' block "A" on the east face of Sentinel Peak overlooking Tucson, giving the prominent peak its most commonly known name. Now the area is part of the 272 acre Sentinel Peak Park, and features a great net...
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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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  • 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

    Catch The Sunset on Gates Pass

    4.0
    Get on E Speedway Blvd, and follow it West until it turns into W Gates Pass rd. Follow this for 3 miles and the parking lot will be at the top of the pass. There are a few viewing platforms that offer shade from the desert heat. There are numerous trails that you can follow to get whatever view y...
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  • 3693 South Old Spanish Trail, Arizona

    Drive the Cactus Forest Loop in Saguaro's Rincon Mountain District

    5.0
    8 mi / 550 ft gain
    Saguaro National Park is split into two different "districts" found east and west of Tucson. In the East-Rincon Mountain District you can find over 130 miles of hiking trails. However, for folks who don't have much time in the park, are with friends and family who aren't hikers, or are literally ...
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  • 3693 South Old Spanish Trail, Arizona

    Drive the Scenic Loop in Saguaro National Park East (Cactus Forest)

    4.5
    8 mi
    The Cactus Forest scenic drive is one of two scenic drives in Saguaro National Park (the other is in the West district location).  The drive in Saguaro National Park East is a paved eight-mile one way loop that runs through the heart of an extensive saguaro forest.  If you’re lucky enough to visi...
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Hike to Javelina Rock

    5.0
    7 mi / 400 ft gain
    Drive through the gate of Saguaro National Park and continue straight onto Cactus Forest Drive. The 8 Mile loop takes you around to Javelina Rock parking area. Take time to enjoy this drive, it offers great views of the park and opportunities to spot coyotes and other wildlife.About 7 miles into ...
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Hike the Brown Mountain Trail

    4.0
    4.2 mi / 500 ft gain
    I really enjoyed this hike. I recommend doing the hike as an out and back from the Kinney Road parking area. Also, the best time to hike is just before sunset. The hike is just over 4 miles total out and back with only about 500 feet of elevation gain. It has a climb at the beginning then rolls a...
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Mountain Bike the Desperado Loop

    3.6 mi / 231 ft gain
    The Desperado Loop in the Sweetwater Preserve is a great introductory mountain biking loop that is perfect for beginners, yet the Loop can also be tied into the larger Sweetwater Trail System for more advanced riders. Beginning from the parking lot, the Desperado Trail loop quickly rises to a rid...
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Hike the Hugh Norris Trail, Saguaro National Park

    4.0
    9.5 mi / 2000 ft gain
    Named for a Native American police chief, the Hugh Norris trail takes you from lush (by desert standards) Saguaro and cholla forests to the top of rugged Wasson Peak.  On top of the peak, you'll have sweeping views of the city of Tucson, as well as the surrounding mountain ranges.  Depending on y...
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Hike the Valley View Overlook Trail in Saguaro National Park

    5.0
    0.8 mi
    The Valley View Overlook Trail is located in the Tucson Mountain District (which west of Tucson) of Saguaro National Park. The access to this trail is about 3 miles north from the Red Hills Visitor Center.  From the visitor center travel 1.5 miles north on N. Kinney Road, then take a right on Hoh...
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Hike Signal Hill Trail

    0.6 mi / 46 ft gain
    A popular trail in the Tucson Mountain District of Saguaro National Park, Signal Hill is a highlight of the park with a small summit to a boulder field with many petroglyphs and views for several miles.  The petroglyphs date to the 13th and 14th centuries and were created by the Hohokam people.  ...
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Seven Falls via Bear Canyon

    5.0
    8.3 mi / 917 ft gain
    At the main parking lot of Sabino Canyon, there are a few different trams you can take to nearby trailheads. You have the option to either hop on a tram that will take you to the 7 Falls trailhead for $4 a person, or walk the 2 miles yourself. Once at the trailhead, signs will lead you into Bear ...
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  • Catalina Foothills, Arizona

    Hike the Sabino Canyon Trail

    4.7
    This popular trail is a paved road that crosses 9 stone bridges over Sabino Creek. The creek itself is pretty dry most of the year, but after a rain it's a wonderful place to cool off and escape from the merciless desert heat. Hikers, cyclists and equestrians alike share and enjoy the trail. Ther...
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