Italian Spring Trail is a 21.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Benson, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until September.
Directions from Tucson: Drive east on Tanque Verde Road until it becomes Redington Pass Road. Travel 9.6 miles from the beginning of the gravel to FR 37. After about a half mile, the road appears to fork - stay to the left. At the junction of FR 4424 and FR 37, bear left and take FR 37. At the barbed wire flexible gate, bear left when the road seems to fork after going through the gate. A short while later the road drops into the bottom of a sandy wash. The trailhead is on the opposite bank of the wash.