HIKING IN TUCSON – ARIZONA GUIDED HIKING TRIPS
Spanning from the arid desert floor to forested mountains 9,000 feet high, the Tucson area is one of the most biologically diverse places in the world. It is home to Saguaro National Park and the Coronado National Forest, which both feature a wealth of world-renowned hiking trails. In addition to its ecological diversity, Tucson is steeped in ancient history and cultures that left behind amazing petroglyphs and artifacts that can be found on various local trails. AO offers guided hiking tours in each unique Tucson terrain – classic Sonoran Desert filled with giant saguaro cactus, savannah-like grasslands inhabited by bobcats and deer, high-altitude pine forests, and canyon oases filled with pools and waterfalls. Whatever your preference, AO will put together an unforgettable day featuring destinations only known by locals. Each Tucson, AZ hiking trip will be full of fun and learning, led by an experienced guide who will share information about Arizona’s rich history as well as the flora and fauna in the area. Adventure Outside strives to offer the best hikes near Tucson!
Named as the most beautiful place in the world by National Geographic in 2013, Saguaro National Park is truly a gem of the Southwest. Spend your day hiking through cactus forests of Saguaro West or visit the rare desert waterfall in Saguaro East as you experience this truly unique and exotic landscape.
Think there’s no water in the desert?! Think again! Carved out by centuries of rushing water and monsoon storms, the Tucson foothills are lined with twisting canyons dotted with pools and lush vegetation. On our Canyons and Creeks hikes, we will explore some of Tucson’s most popular oases!