The Best Backpacking in Mount Lemmon

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Top backpacking spots in and near Mount Lemmon

  • Mount Lemmon, Arizona

    Mount Lemmon to Sabino Canyon

    15.6 mi / 2083 ft gain
    Mount Lemmon to Sabino Canyon is a point-to-point trail where you may see wildflowers located near Mount Lemmon, Arizona.
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  • Mount Lemmon, Arizona

    Mint Spring Trail to Sabino Canyon via Wilderness of Rocks and West Fork Trail

    20.14 mi / 1467 ft gain
    Mint Spring Trail to Sabino Canyon via Wilderness of Rocks and West Fork Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see local wildlife located near Summerhaven, Arizona.
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  • Mount Lemmon, Arizona

    Hutch's Pool via West Fork Sabino Trail FS #24

    7.96 mi / 1270 ft gain
    Hutch's Pool via West Fork Sabino Trail FS #24 is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Tucson, Arizona.
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Palisades Trail FS #99

    10.2 mi / 4236 ft gain
    Palisades Trail FS #99 is a point-to-point trail where you may see wildflowers located near Tucson, Arizona.
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Hutch's Pool

    15.71 mi / 1893 ft gain
    Hutch's Pool is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Tucson, Arizona.
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Mount Kimball via Finger Rock Trail #42 and Pima Canyon Trail #62

    8.65 mi / 4242 ft gain
    Mount Kimball via Finger Rock Trail #42 and Pima Canyon Trail #62 is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Tucson, Arizona.
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  • Oracle, Arizona

    Phoneline Trail

    7.24 mi / 43 ft gain
    Phoneline Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Mammoth, Arizona.
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Tanque Verde Ridge Trail

    20.42 mi / 5033 ft gain
    Tanque Verde Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Vail, Arizona.
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Hope Camp to Grass Shack Camp Trail

    9.71 mi / 2746 ft gain
    Hope Camp to Grass Shack Camp Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Vail, Arizona.
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  • Vail, Arizona

    Manning Camp Trail

    15.51 mi / 4226 ft gain
    Manning Camp Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Benson, Arizona.
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  • Vail, Arizona

    Turkey Creek

    12.34 mi / 3881 ft gain
    Turkey Creek is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Benson, Arizona.
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  • Winkelman, Arizona

    Hike Aravaipa Canyon

    5.0
    8 mi / 200 ft gain
    Welcome to the beauty of wilderness and serenity! Within the boundaries of Aravaipa Canyon, you will not find any designated trails, campsites, or facilities. This canyon is one of Arizona’s hidden gems, and it is not mentioned in many travel books or in international travel magazines – yet. ...
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  • Campground Loop B, Arizona

    Camp at Picacho Peak State Park

    3.1 mi / 800 ft gain
    Drive about 30 minutes west on I-10 from Tucson, AZ to the Picacho Peak Rd. Exit and follow the signs south to the park entrance. The campgrounds are about a half mile inside the main gate to the right.You can either make a reservation at Pichacho Peak State Park or arrive the day of and pay. Eve...
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  • Benson, Arizona

    Ocotillo Loop Trail

    3.08 mi / 338 ft gain
    Ocotillo Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Saint David, Arizona.
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