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Mount Hopkins from Madera Canyon, AZ

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Difficulty 4 of 5
Distance One Way 6.42 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,440 feet
Elevation Gain 3,135 feet
Accumulated Gain 3,345 feet
Avg Time One Way 4 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 17.57
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Backpack Possible - Not Popular
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Preferred   Oct, May, Sep, Apr → 7 AM
Seasons   Spring to Autumn
Sun  7:23am - 5:44pm
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Mount Hopkins from Madera Canyon is a 6.42 mile one way hike with 3,345 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 34 miles south of Tucson Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. October and May are the best months to enjoy this hike.

Check out the Official Route.

This is a moderately difficult hike.

    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 $$
    Visit this link for full details.

    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)

    Map Drive
    Paved - Car Okay

    To Madera Canyon Trailhead
    From Tucson: I-19 south to exit 63 Continental. At the end of the exit take a left and follow brown signs to Madera Canyon. You'll be taking White House Canyon Road 13.2 miles to Madera Canyon.

    From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 152 mi - about 2 hours 31 mins
    From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 42.3 mi - about 55 mins
    From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 295 mi - about 4 hours 37 mins
    page created by joebartels on May 23 2009 9:42 pm
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