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3 Best Hiking Trails in Tucson, AZ

Expert recommended Top 3 Hiking Trails in Tucson, Arizona. All of our hiking trails actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!

SABINO CANYON RECREATION AREA

5700 North Sabino Canyon Road, Tucson, AZ 85750 DIRECTIONS

Since 1993

Here’s The Deal:
Sabino Canyon is one of Southern Arizona's best natural areas of hiking trails. The Sonoran desert within Sabino Canyon has a powerful summer monsoon and two cold seasons with gentle winter rainfall. The Santa Catalina mountain range started its formation more than twelve million years ago and seven million years before the first known human walked the natural area. Visitors arrive by foot, bicycle, or tram to Upper Sabino Canyon. It has a 45-minute, 3.8-mile guided educational tour into the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains. The nature trail at the visitors center offers a variety of interpretive knowledge about wildlife and the trails. Hiking trails and tram rides through picturesque desert canyons are accessible in this vast national forest area.

SPECIALTY:
Natural Beauty, Tram Ride, Beautiful Area, Great Hike, Round Trip, Phone Line Trail, Walking Trails, Miles Stream, Nature Study, Paved Road, Tours, Visitor Center, Picnic Lunch, Wildlife, Jogging, Bicycling, Horseback, Shuttle Riding & Running Water

Price: Adults: $10
Children (3-12 ): $5.00

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fs.usda.gov/recarea/coron...

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Mon-Sun: 8am - 4:30pm

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SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK

Tucson & Surrounding Areas, Tucson, AZ 85708 DIRECTIONS

Since 1994

Here’s The Deal:
Saguaro National Park is a well-renowned hiking trail in Tucson. It is named after the saguaro cactus, which grows wild in the area. The park is divided into two different regions, one on the east of Tucson and the West. Cactus Forest Drive is a loop road in the eastern Rincon Mountain District that provides striking views of the desert landscape. Signal Hill Trail in the western Tucson Mountain District will lead to petroglyphs of the ancient Hohokam people. Visitors can explore the scenic views, hiking trails, and picnic areas. Saguaro National Park is home to the country's largest cacti. Take a hike to the top of the valley to overlook and see how many trees are actually in that area.

SPECIALTY:
Scenic views, Hiking trails, Walking, Picnic areas, Trailheads, Outdoor Activities, Historic Sites & Wildlife Viewing

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Mon-Sun: 9am - 5pm

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CATALINA STATE PARK

11570 North Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85737 DIRECTIONS

Since 1974

Here’s The Deal:
Catalina State Park sits at the base of the majestic Santa Catalina Mountains. It is a sanctuary for plants and animals from the nd desert and almost 5,000 saguaros. The 5,500 acres of mountains, canyons, and streams welcome more than 150 bird species to camp, picnic, and bird watching. This scenic desert park also offers horse-riding courses, and an equestrian center provides trail riders with plenty of trailer parking. Tourists can walk or hike through the stunning background of the mountains, desert meadows, cacti, and wildlife. It contains a court for the ball and the historic Romero Ranch. Nature lovers can enjoy the views and explore the distinct flora and fauna of the desert. The planned development included several housing units accommodating 17,000 residents surrounding golf courses.

SPECIALTY:
Hiking, Romero Pools, Canyon Loop Trail, Travel, Miles Round Trip, Annual Pass, Biking, Big Horn Sheep, Well Marked Trails, Lots of Water, Picnic Lunch, Group Sites, Dump Station, Oracle Road, Day Hike, Nature Walking & Birding

Price: Entrance Fees:
Per Vehicle (1-4 Adults): $7/day
Individual/Bicycle: $3/day

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azstateparks.com/catalina

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Mon-Sun: 5am - 10pm

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