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Finger Rock Trail

7180 North Alvernon Way (trailhead), Tucson, AZ 85718
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Wonderful weather for a hike

Instead of keeping your eyes on the trail and moving, we stopped to enjoy the gorgeous view. We saw... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charlotte272
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Lovely Trail

We went up with John from SW Trekking, which was far and away the highlight of our 10 day holiday... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
PeterTiger2
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Belley, France
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  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
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“linda vista” (6 reviews)
“great hike” (5 reviews)
“day hike” (4 reviews)
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7180 North Alvernon Way (trailhead), Tucson, AZ 85718
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Instead of keeping your eyes on the trail and moving, we stopped to enjoy the gorgeous view. We saw a Big Horn Sheep, grazing on the mountain side, a snake with an yellow ring around its neck. Interesting! And of course, lizards. It was tough...More

Thank Charlotte272
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We went up with John from SW Trekking, which was far and away the highlight of our 10 day holiday. Really beautiful canyon with stunning views. Quite steep in parts. Loads of flora and fauna to be seen.

Thank PeterTiger2
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Great day hike. Easy access makes this a very popular trail. Uphill all the way to Mt Kimball. The first mile is gentle but then start climbing steeply. Spectacular views, very rugged. Be careful on the decent since dirt and sand makes the rocks slippery....More

1  Thank 1991jh
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Pleasant hike with amazing display of cactuses. Heard last 1/3 is tougher, and wish we had made it, but wife saw a snake, so that was it, back we went. Very easy to get to.

Thank Florpan
Reviewed 14 March 2017

So water is flowing most of the year. Especially now. Take your time, bring lots of water to drink its a pretty good hike. It takes about 3 hours to the top and back. No pets are allowed. Be safe and bring a large walking...More

Thank Sonia H
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The trailhead has a nice parking lot. Locals love to hike this trail as it's accessible from their homes in the Catalina foothills. Finger Rock is a climb right from the beginning. It is a gradual climb, with a medium level of difficulty for about...More

Thank reekas
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Finger Rock Trail is only 3 miles to the Linda Vista Lookout. The first mile is flat but the next 1.5 miles go up 1650'. Great workout but take water and be in shape.

Thank tucsonsherwood
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is a hike best not taken by novices. It is a challenging ascent to the top, an almost vertical climb towards the end. But the rewards are spectacular views of Tucson. Take lots of water and sunscreen and count for several hours of hard...More

1  Thank Arizona333
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The Finger Rock Trail is strenuous, and good for cool fall or spring days. I got quite overheated on this trail, but had plenty of water, and managed to get down without the rescue crews.

Thank Ambul
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This trail is a thigh buster and will get your heart pumping. The first 30 minutes of the trail isn't too bad. Then, you come to a wall of switchbacks that go on for a couple thousand feet of incline. It is a great challenge...More

1  Thank Eric L
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