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864 mi 1,390 km of trail 21 Runs

Gems 9 Gems Easy Trails 109 Trails Intermediate Trails 153 Trails Hard Trails 34 Trails
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gem Favorite View looking at Seven Falls!

Seven Falls

(24) Tanque…, AZ
gem Favorite No Photos

Manning Camp

(4) Tanque…, AZ
gem Favorite The rocky summit of Rincon Peak rises out of ponderosa pine forests.

Rincon Peak

(4) Mescal, AZ
gem Favorite Bridal Wreath Falls

Bridal Wreath Falls

(12) Tanque…, AZ
gem Favorite Looking west from Wasson Peak.

Wasson Peak

(11) Tucson…, AZ
gem Favorite A rare Crested Saguaro along the Yetman Trail.

Crested Saguaro

(6) Tucson…, AZ
gem Favorite Petroglyphs at Signal Hill Saguaro National Park

Signal Hill Petroglyphs

(11) Picture…, AZ
gem Favorite Incredible section of cacti in Sweetwater Preserve.

Crested Saguaro

(3) Flowing…, AZ
gem Favorite Sun Circle!

Sun Circle

(3) Flowing…, AZ

Runs in Tucson - 21

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Favorite View west from the saddle below Wasson Peak
Intermediate

Wasson Peak Summit

9.4 mi 15.1 km • Out and Back • 2,113 ft Ascent 644.1 m Ascent

(19) Flowing…, AZ
Favorite Primary wash crossing with winter snow melt. Photo Credit: @thorvaea
Difficult

Romero Pools

4.9 mi 7.9 km • Out and Back • 1,047 ft Ascent 319.2 m Ascent

(24) Oro Valley, AZ
Favorite View looking at Seven Falls!
Difficult

Bear Canyon Loop

16.9 mi 27.2 km • Point to Point • 2,465 ft Ascent 751.48 m Ascent

(16) Catalin…, AZ
Favorite View looking at Seven Falls!
Intermediate

Seven Falls Out and Back

5.3 mi 8.6 km • Out and Back • 604 ft Ascent 184.18 m Ascent

(12) Catalin…, AZ
Favorite The creek in Marshall Gulch
Intermediate

Marshall Gulch To Aspen Loop

3.8 mi 6.1 km • Loop • 814 ft Ascent 248.11 m Ascent

(17) Tanque…, AZ
Favorite California poppies. EVERYWHERE!
Difficult

Wasson Peak - Hugh Norris

9.8 mi 15.8 km • Out and Back • 2,496 ft Ascent 760.88 m Ascent

(8) Picture…, AZ
Favorite Hiker and Tucson from Pusch Ridge Wilderness Finger Rock Canyon
Difficult

Mount Kimball Out-and-Back

8.7 mi 14.0 km • Loop • 4,125 ft Ascent 1257.22 m Ascent

(10) Catalin…, AZ
Favorite Smooth sailing through cactus on this low lying section of the path.
Intermediate

Honeybee Canyon Loop

22.3 mi 35.9 km • Loop • 964 ft Ascent 293.83 m Ascent

(3) Catalina, AZ

Trails in Tucson - 275

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1.9 mi 3.0 km #1Pusch Peak Trail
Difficult
Oro Valley, AZ
Difficult
1.9 mi 3.0 km Oro Valley, AZ 20 
1.5 mi 2.4 km #2Blacketts Ridge
Difficult
Catalina Foothills, AZ
Difficult
1.5 mi 2.4 km Catalina Foothills, AZ 19 
4.2 mi 6.7 km #3Phoneline Trail
Intermediate
Catalina Foothills, AZ
Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.7 km Catalina Foothills, AZ 12 
1.1 mi 1.7 km #4Saguaro Vista Trail
Intermediate
Flowing Wells, AZ
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.7 km Flowing Wells, AZ
11.8 mi 19.0 km #5AZT - Passage 11 - Santa Catalina Mountains
Intermediate
Tucson, AZ
Intermediate
11.8 mi 19.0 km Tucson, AZ
3.1 mi 5.0 km #6Alamo Canyon/Bathtub Tank
Intermediate
Oro Valley, AZ
Intermediate
3.1 mi 5.0 km Oro Valley, AZ 11 
1.2 mi 1.9 km #7Safford Peak Trail
Very Difficult
Picture Rocks, AZ
Very Difficult
1.2 mi 1.9 km Picture Rocks, AZ
2.9 mi 4.6 km #8Ridgeline Trail
Intermediate
Catalina, AZ
Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.6 km Catalina, AZ
4.3 mi 6.9 km #9Agua Caliente Hill #4445
Difficult
Tanque Verde, AZ
Difficult
4.3 mi 6.9 km Tanque Verde, AZ
6.5 mi 10.4 km #10Romero Canyon Trail
Difficult
Oro Valley, AZ
Difficult
6.5 mi 10.4 km Oro Valley, AZ
0.5 mi 0.8 km #11Petroglyph Trail
Intermediate
Oro Valley, AZ
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Oro Valley, AZ
3.4 mi 5.5 km #12Cochie Springs Trail
Intermediate
Tortolita, AZ
Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.5 km Tortolita, AZ
3.6 mi 5.8 km #13Hohokam Trail
Intermediate
Vail, AZ
Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.8 km Vail, AZ
6.3 mi 10.1 km #14Badlands Trail
Easy
Catalina, AZ
Easy
6.3 mi 10.1 km Catalina, AZ
1.6 mi 2.5 km #15Wild Burro Loop Trail
Intermediate
Catalina, AZ
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.5 km Catalina, AZ
6.8 mi 11.0 km #16North Loop
Intermediate
Vail, AZ
Intermediate
6.8 mi 11.0 km Vail, AZ
0.6 mi 0.9 km #17Sausalito Wash Trail
Easy
Oro Valley, AZ
Easy
0.6 mi 0.9 km Oro Valley, AZ
4.4 mi 7.1 km #18Fire Loop
Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ
Intermediate
4.4 mi 7.1 km Tanque Verde, AZ
3.4 mi 5.5 km #19South Loop
Intermediate
Mescal, AZ
Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.5 km Mescal, AZ
0.2 mi 0.3 km #20Dirt Woodburn Trail
Easy
Oro Valley, AZ
Easy
0.2 mi 0.3 km Oro Valley, AZ

Photos of Tucson - 543

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Primary wash crossing with winter snow melt. Photo Credit: @thorvaea
Feb 6, 2016 near Oro Valley, AZ
Near the summit of Mt. Lemmon looking south toward the Santa Rita Mountains.
May 7, 2015 near Catalina, AZ
View looking at Seven Falls!
Sep 9, 2017 near Tanque…, AZ
View of Oracle Ridge from Red Ridge #2 trail
Aug 31, 2019 near Oracle, AZ
Wildflowers in the spring :)
Mar 22, 2019 near Oro Valley, AZ
Topping out with the city views in the background.
Jun 23, 2016 near Tanque…, AZ
A variety of cacti exist along the Cam-Boh trail.
Jul 19, 2016 near Picture…, AZ
View west from the saddle below Wasson Peak
Mar 28, 2018 near Tucson…, AZ

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