Baby Jesus Ridge Petroglyphs and Loop Trail

MODERATE 1 reviews
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Baby Jesus Ridge Petroglyphs and Loop Trail is a 7.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Tucson, AZ that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

7.4 miles 1026 feet Loop



nature trips



wild flowers


This little-known hike is a great one north of Tucson near the town of Catalina and north of Catalina State Park. Outstanding vistas and great selection of petroglyphs. You start near the 50-Year Trail and head south and then bushwhack about 2 miles until you intersect the Baby Jesus Ridge Trail that leads into Catalina State Park. Head north after you intersect the main trail at the waypoint I marked, and head back to your car.

2 months ago

This is a great hike--waterfall, pools, petroglyphs, and desert. It has it all.