Guided Tours2nd and 4th Saturdays, November through April
The 5-mile leisurely hike follows a sycamore-lined stream in the lower reaches of the Baboquivari Peak. Climbing 700 feet in elevation, the trail reaches a natural bridge in the upper canyon.
Public Hikes are held on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month from November to April. The cost is $5 per person, with a maximum of 12 people. Hikes depart at 9 am.
You will stop and have your lunch under the shade of a beautiful natural rock Arch. The total hike distance is 3.8 miles round trip.
In an effort to lessen impacts to wildlife and plant species, the canyon is open by reservation only.
Directions and Arrival:Please plan your travel time to arrive at the specified time. You will be greeted at the junction of the Brown Canyon entrance road and Highway 286 (link to directions to Brown Canyon).
What to bring
Lunch for trail
Water bottle, daypack & sunscreen.
Binoculars, camera, and field guides.
What to wear
At 4100 feet elevation Brown Canyon days are generally warm with cool evenings. Dressing in layers will provide you with the most flexibility. Include a hat for outdoor sun protection and wear sturdy shoes.
Payment by check may be returned to you, if cancellation is made at least 72 hours prior to the hike date.
In an effort to lessen impacts to wildlife and plant species, the canyon is open by reservation only