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Huerfano Butte is a 0.25 mile one way hike with 300 feet elevation gain. Located 24 miles south of Tucson Arizona. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry. March and November are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.
Primary route (north side of Huerfano Butte) is bushwhacking/rock hopping route. A short morning jaunt up the Huerfano (orphan) Butte, taking 15-45 min depending on your fitness and stops for views and pictures.
Check out the Official Route.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
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.