Hiking: Lorraine Lee Hidden Canyon Trail

Hiking: Lorraine Lee Hidden Canyon Trail

Looking for a fun hike, but don’t have much time and not interested in an “excursion?” Well as most of us know, hiking around Tucson can be beautiful but it is also often strenuous and time-consuming thanks to our desert terrain and steep mountainside trails. The Lorraine Lee Hidden Canyon Trail offers a nice alternative – a quick 2-mile hike engaging enough to be fun, but not terribly difficult and just outside of town for easy access. At about 2 miles total, this hike is suitable for most people, the elevation gain…

West Tucson – An Overview

West Tucson – An Overview

West Tucson is a diverse area ranging from dense urban neighborhoods to resort communities and established suburban communities nestled in the foothills of the Tucson Mountains. It features ready access to Downtown Tucson and the freeway yet in some parts it can feel quite remote and fully removed from hustle and bustle of the city.   Attractions West Tucson is home to many of Tucson’s favorite destinations including Sentinel Peak (“A Mountain”), Tumamoc Hill, Tucson Mountain Park and Saguaro National Park (including Gates Pass). It is also home to the…