Hiking The Hugh Norris Trail

The 18th most popular hiking trail in Arizona.

West of Tucson in the Sonoran Desert, the Hugh Norris Trail is a 5 mile one-way hiking route ascending both Amole Peak and Wasson Peak for vistas of the Catalinas and Rincons. It begins off Bajada Loop Drive, 2.5 miles north o fthe Red Hills Visitor Center. It rolls through amazing Saguaro forest.

Overall, Hugh Norris Trail is the 18th most popular hiking trail of all 49 hikes in Arizona.


Local Contact(s):  SNP (520) 733-5153; Arizona Tourism (866) 275-5816.

Recommended Book:  "Arizona Hiking Guide" from Robert Stieve

Best Season:  Mar. - Nov.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  SunCatcher (800) 835-8012

Luxury Loding:  Miraval (800) 232-3969; Hotel Congress, Tucson

Breakfast Restaurant:  Chocolat Iguana Coffee House, Tanque Verde

Reference Source:  click here http://www.nps.gov/sagu/

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/3/2016

ID:  13160


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