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Great Winter Hike

Be sure and start at the north at the Camino de Oeste trail head. You will find yourself in a... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2018
Tucson, Arizona
Can be accessed via the Bowen trail from JW Maarriot Starr Pass resort

Nice walk in a canyon between some small mountains dotted with beautiful saguaros on both sides... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

Of all the awesome trails around Tucson, I found this to be one of the least attractive. If it were anywhere else, it'd probably be pretty special, but the scenery, and chances for wildlife encounters, are better at the likes of Catalina or Saguaro, or...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

Be sure and start at the north at the Camino de Oeste trail head. You will find yourself in a cactus forrest. Tons of Saguaros and we even found a crested one. You will get to the Bowman house, and old stone ranch house from...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Nice walk in a canyon between some small mountains dotted with beautiful saguaros on both sides. Good for bikes, joggers, hikers, horses (apparently) and pets. Not too difficulty and relatively flat. Some gentle inclines and some loose gravel when walking in one of the washouts....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JudyK288
Reviewed January 13, 2017

The David Yetman trail is in the Tucson Mountain Park on the west side of Tucson. This is a desert mountain hike. It is managed by Pima County. It's about 20 minutes from downtown Tucson to the park boundary. Gates Pass road is on of...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Richard J
Reviewed December 26, 2015

This trail has 2 heads. We started off Gates Pass Rd today. The trailhead is not indicated from the road, but as you are driving down mile 3 towards Kinney Rd, you will see a paved parking lot on your left that says "Scenic View"....More

Date of experience: December 2015
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