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Address: 7180 North Alvernon Way (trailhead), Tucson, AZ 85718
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Lovely Trail

We went up with John from SW Trekking, which was far and away the highlight of our 10 day holiday. Really beautiful canyon with stunning views. Quite steep in parts. Loads of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Belley, France

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Belley, France
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went up with John from SW Trekking, which was far and away the highlight of our 10 day holiday. Really beautiful canyon with stunning views. Quite steep in parts. Loads of flora and fauna to be seen.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great day hike. Easy access makes this a very popular trail. Uphill all the way to Mt Kimball. The first mile is gentle but then start climbing steeply. Spectacular views, very rugged. Be careful on the decent since dirt and sand makes the rocks slippery. Going all the way to Kimball is well worth it but fine to go part... More 

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Tequesta, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant hike with amazing display of cactuses. Heard last 1/3 is tougher, and wish we had made it, but wife saw a snake, so that was it, back we went. Very easy to get to.

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Tucson
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50 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

So water is flowing most of the year. Especially now. Take your time, bring lots of water to drink its a pretty good hike. It takes about 3 hours to the top and back. No pets are allowed. Be safe and bring a large walking stick, lots of wild animals there. When it starts to get dark packs of coyotes... More 

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Bayfield, Canada
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35 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The trailhead has a nice parking lot. Locals love to hike this trail as it's accessible from their homes in the Catalina foothills. Finger Rock is a climb right from the beginning. It is a gradual climb, with a medium level of difficulty for about 35-45 minutes. Then it becomes very challenging. That is where my husband and I began... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Finger Rock Trail is only 3 miles to the Linda Vista Lookout. The first mile is flat but the next 1.5 miles go up 1650'. Great workout but take water and be in shape.

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Tucson, Arizona
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55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is a hike best not taken by novices. It is a challenging ascent to the top, an almost vertical climb towards the end. But the rewards are spectacular views of Tucson. Take lots of water and sunscreen and count for several hours of hard work.

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1 Thank Arizona333
Tucson, Arizona
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127 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The Finger Rock Trail is strenuous, and good for cool fall or spring days. I got quite overheated on this trail, but had plenty of water, and managed to get down without the rescue crews.

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This trail is a thigh buster and will get your heart pumping. The first 30 minutes of the trail isn't too bad. Then, you come to a wall of switchbacks that go on for a couple thousand feet of incline. It is a great challenge for training. Bring plenty of water and don't try it in the middle of the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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167 reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

If you are an experienced hiker, this trail should be easier for you. I do see families out walking but the kids are usually pretty worn out. Some areas have tougher terrain than others but you can choose to just go part way in and turn around when you feel like you are getting tired. BRING WATER!

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