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Sabino Canyon Lower Loop, AZ

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Canyons are inherently risky. Flash floods occur without notice on sunny days. Technical skills & surrounding topography knowledge required yet does not eliminate risk.
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Distance Round Trip 12.5 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,731 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,500 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 20
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Perennial Waterfall & Perennial Creek
Dogs not allowed
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Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,885
Routes 16,068
Photos 24
Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Preferred   Oct, Nov, Apr, May
Sun  6:25am - 5:53pm
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Overview: Either walk the tram road or take the tram, but either way you start from the Sabino Canyon TH at the end of the road and follow it north to the junction of West & East Fork of Sabino Canyon trails. From here, you hop in the canyon with or without a wetsuit depending on the season and rock hop/down climb/swim/wander your way past and around the many obstacles in your path...

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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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There are four specific day use areas that require a Coronado Recreational Pass or a National Pass/America the Beautiful Pass.
1) Sabino Canyon - located on the Santa Catalina Ranger District (520)749-8700
2) Madera Canyon - located on the Nogales Ranger District (520)281-2296
3) Cave Creek - located on the Douglas Ranger District (520)364-3468
4) Mt. Lemmon at 11 day use sites.

Catalina State Park $6 per day. Sabino Canyon Tram is $10 extra.

Coronado Forest
MVUMs are rarely necessary to review unless mentioned in the description or directions
Coronado Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUMs)


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In Tucson, drive to the Sabino Canyon TH...
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