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Address: End of Magee Road, Tucson, AZ 85737

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Go with eyes wide open and each time, you will see new things and wonderful surprises. The desert trail is a great hike and the surrounding landscape is full of so many different... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Jen T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hiked back to the Dam a few weeks ago. Had not been to Tucson for many years and was shocked at how development has encroached on the canyon entrance. It was a shame to see the old horse fence, that was meant to keep horses off the trail, now almost in someones backyard. The trail has been over used and... More 

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Go with eyes wide open and each time, you will see new things and wonderful surprises. The desert trail is a great hike and the surrounding landscape is full of so many different cacti and flowers of all shapes and sizes. The first time you hear the water you get excited. We decided to go off the trail and followed... More 

Thank Jen T
Tucson, Arizona
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44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is a relatively easy 3 mile (one way) hike to an old forest service dam. More experienced hikers can go from here to Mt Kimball.

Thank tucsonsherwood
Tucson, Arizona
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Some nice views, not too difficult....After the monsoons, can be a little over grown...Not bad, but I like Sabino Canyon beter

Thank awakser5000
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite hiking spot in Tucson. The trail starts in the desert and goes through the canyon with tall tress and green vegetation. Well maintained trail. Make sure to carry enough water because you won't be able to refill your water bottles. It's about 5 miles around trip to the dam!

Thank PokharaRN
Northern California
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a terrific hike among the desert flora. It can be done to any length, time, and ability. It's an out and back trail - you get to decide how much to do. It's great for kids.

Thank PTMag
Tucson, Arizona
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170 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Pima canyon is a great place to hike and get some nice views of the city. It will be challenging if you go far enough in. You can always stop and turn around if it gets to be too much. First few miles are easy.

Thank Tonylikestravel
SE Michigan, U.S.
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35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Excellent for a quiet hike on non-paved trails. Wonderful view of the west side of Tucson. Some nice waterfalls reward you for your hiking.

Thank fredg1966
Tucson, Arizona, USA
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

nice hike with ups and downs but not too many steep places; trail on the rockier side; lots of shade once you are into the canyon (30-45 minutes from trailhead)

Thank jarczyknd
Dunellen, New Jersey
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Pima Canyon Trail begins in a neighborhood at the Iris O Dewhirst Trailhead. The beginning is a little rocky, but fairly flat and easy. The views are really pretty. The end is pretty overgrown and too many ferns for my liking, but I would recommend this trail

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