Hiking The Hugh Norris Trail

The 21st most popular hiking trail in Arizona.

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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 21st most popular hiking trail of all 49 hikes in Arizona. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Hugh Norris Trail including Starr Pass Trail, Oracle Ridge, Catalina State Park and Samaniego Ridge Trail.


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:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  7/6/2016

ID:  13160


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