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Douglas Spring Trail

Gates Pass Rd, Tucson, AZ 85730-5601
+1 520-733-5153
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One of our favorite trail heads!

This was SO lovely to watch the sunset! We hiked this path twice on our week stay in Tucson and I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tracey B
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Plainfield, Illinois, United States
Watch for rattlesnakes

Went late afternoon and ran into two very large rattlesnakes 1 mile into the hike. Beautiful desert... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Kreviews1212
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Gates Pass Rd, Tucson, AZ 85730-5601
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was SO lovely to watch the sunset! We hiked this path twice on our week stay in Tucson and I would go back in a heartbeat, just to be able to go further in. Saw tons of wildlife (including several deer) and a large...More

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Went late afternoon and ran into two very large rattlesnakes 1 mile into the hike. Beautiful desert flowers and scenery. Be aware and come prepared

1  Thank Kreviews1212
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful day to hike this trail to the Bridal Wreath Falls. Nice up and down hike....6 miles in total. Not very strenuous but not just a walk. Lots of saguaro and other cacti along the trail. A few birds but no other...More

Thank Lovetotravelforfun
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The whole area into the National Park starting from Speedway Boulevard is crisscrossed with pathways along Douglas Spring Trail. There is some elevation gain for great views across Tucson and some interesting sights including waterfalls and a rare crested Saguaro if you know where to...More

Thank Granada100
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Surprising hike with more elevation than you think. Enjoyed the views and the different plants. Nice moderate to easy hike.

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

After the cold days we had this week, we were not surprised to see patches of snow when we hiked to the campground today (19 Dec). The sky was very cloudy but the temps were perfect for hiking. The first mile from the parking lot...More

2  Thank Laurence L
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Beautiful hike up to the Bridal Wreath Waterfall. There was actually water at the falls which I've heard is not always the case. Don't expect a huge waterfall-remember, this is the desert. The hike to the falls and back is almost 6 miles with about...More

2  Thank IrishEyesMd
Reviewed 19 April 2014

we have done part of this trail heading towards three tanks. many people travel this trail to overnight in the rincon mountains.

Thank claudia p
Reviewed 5 January 2014

This trail is very accessible to hikers and horseback riders and offer a variety of vistas and routes through the desert and mountains of east Tucson. Hikers can choose routes of varying difficulties to loop through the majestic saguaros and rocky foothills of the Rincon...More

Thank Lynda S
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