username
X
password
register help

Huerfano Butte, AZ

details
drive
permit
forecast
route
stats
photos
triplogs
topics
location
20 0 0
Guide 0 Triplogs  0 Topics
Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Tucson > Tucson S
Rated
0
0 of 5 by 0
 
1
Statistics
clicktap icons for details
Difficulty 1 of 5
Distance One Way 0.25 miles
Trailhead Elevation 3,744 feet
Elevation Gain 300 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 1.25
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Historic & Peak
feature photo
Photos Viewed All Mine Following
2  2014-02-17 philbeer
Historical Weather
Trailhead Forecast
Radar
Expand Map
Preferred   Mar, Nov, Apr, Feb
Sun  7:14am - 5:20pm
openimportsetbegin
Route Scout App
19204followactivity
Official Route
 
0 Alternative
 
Water
Nearby Area Water
Mount Fagan
Mount Fagan
6.6 mi away
9.0 mi
2,149 ft
Florida Canyon / Crest Trail
Florida Canyon / Crest Trail
6.8 mi away
15.8 mi
5,500 ft
Florida Canyon Trail #145
6.8 mi away
4.3 mi
3,503 ft
McCleary Peak via Florida Canyon
McCleary Peak via Florida Canyon
6.8 mi away
12.0 mi
3,967 ft
Las Colinas - AZT #6
7.3 mi away
13.1 mi
1,670 ft
Castle Dome 6631 - Coronado NF
7.6 mi away
3.7 mi
1,823 ft
Granite Mountain 5938
8.5 mi away
0.9 mi
542 ft
Greaterville Trail #79
8.6 mi away
2.1 mi
452 ft
East Sawmill Canyon Trail #146
East Sawmill Canyon Trail #146
8.8 mi away
4.4 mi
2,290 ft
Crest Trail #144 - Santa Rita Mtns
Crest Trail #144 - Santa Rita Mtns
9.5 mi away
3.0 mi
2,129 ft
[ View More! ]
Named place Nearby

Overview
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.



    One-Way Notice
    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.

    Permit $$
    AZ State Land Recreational Permits are available for an individual ($15.00), or a family limited to two adults and children under the age of 18 ($20.00).




    Land Parcel Map


    Directions
    Map Drive
    or
    Road
    FR / Dirt Road / Gravel - Car Okay

    To hike
    From I19 & Sahuarita Exit,
    1. Head east E Sahuarita Rd for 2.5mi.
    2. Turn right onto S Santa Rita Rd continue for 10.1 mi
    page created by philbeer on Feb 17 2014 6:59 pm
    help comment issue

    end of page marker