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Was out here for a wedding and put in a couple morning hikes. This was one--really beautiful! Took... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Amy H
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This is one of our very favorite hikes. The mountains and boulders surrounding the fairly easy... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
Dr L
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9 Jul 2018
30 Jan 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Was out here for a wedding and put in a couple morning hikes. This was one--really beautiful! Took tins of pictures and can't wait to come back!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Amy H
Reviewed 22 February 2018

I prefer a bit of a challenge when hiking, so this trail was way too easy for me. However, I'm sure a lot of folks would enjoy it. The scenery is beautiful, you see some very cool rock formations and interpretative signs. Nice outing for...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Sandmonster2014
Reviewed 31 January 2018

This is one of our very favorite hikes. The mountains and boulders surrounding the fairly easy trail, make it breath taking, no matter how many times we travel it. The trails in Tom’s Thumb park are clean, wide, and smooth. The trailhead building is clean,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Dr L
Reviewed 22 April 2017

not too crowded - pretty views around good road to get there. Friendly rabbits in early time:) Scent of herbs and plants... ....the best

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Desert G
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My wife & I hiked this with my brother & his wife. Excellent hike, fairly easy unless you're old & out of shape like some of us! We spent about 3 hrs. round trip, lots of rest stops and grazing at the rock formations! Pretty...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank John A
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is consider the central region of the McDowell preserve. I love the view of other mountain afar. You don't get the same view hiking the southern region of the preserve. The Marcus landing is a nice easy 3 mile hike, perfect for all member...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank TucsonOtawa_Canada
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Enter from Tom's Tumb Trailhead. Caution-no water available. A number of good photo opportunities as you walk.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Slumdog2015
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Marcus Landslide trail is great for many reasons.......relatively moderate terrain, diversity of plants but one of the main reasons I like it is for the geological aspects that are presented on the trail from hoodoos to washes to landslides. Have hiked it many times...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank artteach2014
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We love hiking this trail with its informative trailside information signs about geology. Some of the rock formations are mushroom-like and now we know why. The trail offers a variety of topography, but none so challenging that turned us away (we are senior hikers and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
4  Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We always take our out-of-town guests on this trail. The trail is relatively flat with great panoramic views. There are a number of spots where signs describe the rock formations so it's educational as well. Parking is easy. There are bathrooms where the trail begins....More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Ellen F
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