Proctor Nature trail is located in Madera Canyon, south of Tucson and east of Green Valley. What a beautiful area nestled in the mountains. Total mileage is 3.0 miles to Rita Lodge and back. The trail starts in the Proctor parking area, just to the…

This loop is made up of 4 trails. Prospector, Ironwood, Kerr Jar and Golden Gate. The distance is 4.0 miles. The trail is rated as a easy trail. It is located in the Tucson Mountain Park, along Kinney road. The parking area for these trail…

Shantz loop is a combination of of several trails in Saguaro East National Park. Parking area is located at the east end of Broadway street. Once you go through the gate, proceed to the sign in box and sign you or your group in. Be sure…

Gates Pass loop starts at the upper parking lot at the top of Gates Pass. The trail begins behind the shelter, just to the left of the park map. the trail begins descending into the valley immediately. It is rocky and some steps are evident,…

What  do you need to go on a  safe hike can vary with the type of hiking you want to do and the terrain you will be hiking in. 5 Essential items for hiking Footware Head gear and other clothing Maps, GPS, Compass Water, snacks…