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Address: End of Magee Road, Tucson, AZ 85737

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Hiking

This is a relatively easy 3 mile (one way) hike to an old forest service dam. More experienced hikers can go from here to Mt Kimball.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Tucson, Arizona

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a relatively easy 3 mile (one way) hike to an old forest service dam. More experienced hikers can go from here to Mt Kimball.

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Some nice views, not too difficult....After the monsoons, can be a little over grown...Not bad, but I like Sabino Canyon beter

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite hiking spot in Tucson. The trail starts in the desert and goes through the canyon with tall tress and green vegetation. Well maintained trail. Make sure to carry enough water because you won't be able to refill your water bottles. It's about 5 miles around trip to the dam!

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Northern California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a terrific hike among the desert flora. It can be done to any length, time, and ability. It's an out and back trail - you get to decide how much to do. It's great for kids.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Pima canyon is a great place to hike and get some nice views of the city. It will be challenging if you go far enough in. You can always stop and turn around if it gets to be too much. First few miles are easy.

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SE Michigan, U.S.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Excellent for a quiet hike on non-paved trails. Wonderful view of the west side of Tucson. Some nice waterfalls reward you for your hiking.

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Tucson, Arizona, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

nice hike with ups and downs but not too many steep places; trail on the rockier side; lots of shade once you are into the canyon (30-45 minutes from trailhead)

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Dunellen, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Pima Canyon Trail begins in a neighborhood at the Iris O Dewhirst Trailhead. The beginning is a little rocky, but fairly flat and easy. The views are really pretty. The end is pretty overgrown and too many ferns for my liking, but I would recommend this trail

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A standard wonderful Tucson hike, some altitude gain and not much water (always bring some, or a lot in the heat). Not wheelchair accessible nor for those with balance, endurance or orthopedic problems. It's and in and out hike so go far as you like among typical Sonoran Desert flora. If lucky there will be a few stream crossings and... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great easy to follow trail with some good views and wonderful scenic adventure. Love this trail for a good workout. Hot in the summer though at the low levels. Some nice historical sites halfway up. Enjoy a really intense hike on the Traverse.

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