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distinct trail from most in southern AZ

This is a flat, tree lined trail along the Santa Cruz River that is very distinct from most other... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Tucson, Arizona, USA
Great Nature Hike For Family

Great 3-mile loop hike with beautiful scenery, free range cattle, wildlife, and nice level... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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Tubac, AZ 85646
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All reviews tumacacori mission santa cruz nice walk great nature bird watching beautiful scenery bring water half way tubac golf resort birds woods trash river flooded miles desert pilgrimage
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Great 3-mile loop hike with beautiful scenery, free range cattle, wildlife, and nice level landscape. Great for a family walk.

Thank Kinneyeats
Reviewed 17 February 2018

We walked this trail in the winter. It was an easy path. We saw some plants and some birds, including a cardinal. I believe it may be part of a mission pilgrimage trail. Dogs were allowed, which was a nice change.

2  Thank Cierrann
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

This trail is super fun! Kinda easy to get lost in so bring some water and snacks. And be careful of snakes 🐍 my friend almost stepped on one. Whoopsy Dasiy!

Thank fresnofresh
Reviewed 10 December 2017

we were staying at the golf resort,, there is a trail head there that goes south...I went about 2.5 miles past the Village of Tubac...the trail runs along the Santa Cruz River, well maintained, very little trash, tree covered, birds etc...very nice i would recommend...More

Thank jmes h
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I walked to the town of Tumacacori from Tubac which was 3.8 miles. Not a hard trail but from a recent flood lots of trash wash down. Plastic mostly. The trail follows the river which is great for bird watching. Bring water...More

Thank George B
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This is a flat, tree lined trail along the Santa Cruz River that is very distinct from most other trails in the area that are through desert and usually involve elevation changes. Nice to have shade and the sounds of the water nearby. Unfortunately, there...More

Thank jarczyknd
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This trail is within walking distance from our Tubac rental on Bridge Street. Such a pleasant well treaded walk...with lots of wildlife...lots of birds and we even saw a javelin once!! Great nature walk and easy hike, mostly flat. We walked a ways to the...More

Thank PilarebPonce
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Four mile section of the trail de Anza used to settle San Francisco. It goes from the Tumacacori Mission to the Tubac Presidio. The first 80% is well shaded along the river, out in beautiful nature, away from it all. If you do not have...More

4  Thank AZ1912
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Gorgeous tree lined hiking path. Easily accessible from town. Don't miss this gem when you are in Tubac.

Thank HappyDoc18
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We had a very nice walk here on our visit to Tubac. We brought our yellow lab and there were a few places for her to get a drink of water so even though it was hot she could stay hydrated. It was shady in...More

Thank Brenna R
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Ralph H
23 April 2018|
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Response from George B | Reviewed this property |
I'd say ask the local tourist information site next to the Saint Ann's church in Tubac.
Judi M
23 February 2017|
Response from mountaintrekker1234 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You can access the trail from near the Presidio Park and Museum, which is right in Tubac. It's about 3/4 of a mile or so from the Resort (which is wonderful) to the trail head that we started from). Google Anza Trail... More
Eileen H
23 February 2017|
Response from MGM1905 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not really sure. I believe so just because the County is pretty animal friendly. You should check with the Santa Cruz County Animal Control Department to make sure.