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Rock Wren Trail

EASY 20 reviews
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Rock Wren Trail is a 4.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Tucson, Arizona that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from September until May.

Distance: 4.2 miles Elevation Gain: 380 feet Route Type: Loop


nature trips


bird watching



no dogs

mountain biking
no shade
3 months ago

Fun intermediate mountain biking trail. Sonoran desert saguaro, palo verde forest. With the summer rains Rock and Coulter Hibiscus blooming. Wolfberries and prickly pear producing fruit. Most of this trail has mild but rocky tech climbs and descents. Connections to the large Tucson Mountains trail network.

5 months ago

like the previous folks said it is not a loop, it brings you out behind Marriot Hotel , 1 1/2 mile from where you parked , at the trail head !

6 months ago

Beautiful trail well kept Beautiful flowers just about to bloom within a day or two.

11 months ago

first of all, a WARNING: the "alltrails rock wren trail is NOT a loop! It's a beautiful, rocky, but mostly easy trail that ends 2,4 mile from its trailhead. if you want to get back to the parking lot from whence you came you will need to turn around and go back on the rock wren trail another 2.4 miles. there are several other trails you will encounter that you can create some kind of a loop for yourself out of when you start out, but the tucson mountain county park map at the trailhead clearly shows the rock wren trail NOT to be a loop. why alltrails calls it that beats me. if you leave for a short hike a little late in the day thinking the trail is a loop you could wind up spending the night on the trail.

Thu Sep 13 2018

ok, this started out very nice. but I got to a point where the actual trail signs differed from the online map. which caused me to go about a half mile out of my way. so I back tracked to where the discrepancy was. that's when I realized to finish the "loop" it would take me out of the park system and down to a golf course then back up a road to where I was parked. this was not at all appealing. so I turned it into an out and back. beautiful area, but the differences between reality and online caused issues for me.

7 months ago

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