Along its shores resides the Lakeshore Trail, a 5 mile round trip trek with something for everyone.
Fall colors fade soon atop Mount Lemmon, so we’re “Hittin’ the Trails” at places where foliage peaks in November.
Here’s three fall color hot spots that are a 45 minute drive from Tucson.
The daunting Blackett’s Ridge ascends roughly 1,500 feet in elevation.
East of the Huachuca Mountains, a river runs through it.
Sabino Canyon, Madera Canyon and both locations of Saguaro National Park will waive entrance fees on Saturday, September 22nd.
Here are some reminders for “Hittin’ the Trails” safely as the days get warmer.
TUCSON – A hiking event for young and old this Saturday.
The views are incredible, showcasing the San Pedro Valley below and the lower reaches of the Catalinas.
TUCSON – Temperatures aren’t the only thing rising during the Spring. If history is any indicator, hiker rescues will increase as well.
Previously, Tumamoc was closed to the public in the middle of the day, from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
TUCSON – At an elevation of 4,000 feet in the Santa Catalina Mountains, the Molino Basin Trail is where the grassland meets the desert.
MADERA CANYON – Hittin’ the Trails on a hike roughly a mile in length sounds like an easy stroll. But you’d be underestimating this Madera Canyon leg burner.
TUCSON – The dangers of desert hikes in the Summer are obvious, which is why many head for the mountains.