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Path winds straight up to show a view of the city. The city view was nice but the hike up wasn't very exciting.

We hiked the 3 mile Loma Verde Trail. Nice and easy trail to start off the day. A diamondback snake crossed our path while we were hiking.

This review is tough for me to do, because of my ego. You will see why. On the plus side, the hike has great views. On the negative side, the trail markers near the top are few and far between. I went off trail for a few miles more than once. The total mileage for the hike ended up being close to 22 miles because of this. If I had the foresight to listen to people about how much water to bring, this wouldn't have been an issue. I ran out of water with about 7 miles to go. By this time, it was already 1:30 pm and the temperatures were quickly approaching 110 F. With only 2 miles to go, I wasn't sure if I was going to make it, I was getting hazy and nauseous. With my phone battery too low for gps, I decided to call 911 who then called local search and rescue. They responded very quickly and probably saved my life. Don't be an idiot like me, I thought I was young and in good shape, and that it wouldn't be a problem. Wait until Fall to do this hike, it will take all day. And bring WAY more water than you think you need, I brought a 2L camelbak and 24 ounce water bottle and it wasn't nearly enough for the heat. Be smart, don't be me. Just a side note, the search and rescue people were the nicest group of people I've ever met. Heros.

Best marked trail in Tucson! Not a lot to see, but very well maintained trail wth a ton of easy to read signage.

its chill..but didnt look like much of a canyon but it was neat anyway.

went on this hike 6/11/2017. Fun hike, certainly challenging. def stick to the cooler months for this trek.

Difficult hike but totally worth it! One of our favorites to do. Beautiful views and fun to cool off in the pools before turning around and hiking back out.

The trail was pretty hard to follow at times. The only reason we knew where to go half the time was because of the stacked rocks--they were extremely helpful! Overall it was a fun hike with beautiful views! Would definitely do it again.