Arivaca Cienega Trail
Length: 1.25 miles
Location of trail: 0.25 miles east of Arivaca
Surface: Boardwalk and packed dirt
This trail provides opportunities to see abundant bird life in a rare desert wetland. The trailhead has picnic tables and restrooms. The Cienega is open to explore at your leisure or you can join Tucson Audubon for a free guided bird walk November through April on the first Saturday of each month at 8:00 a.m. starting at the trailhead. Contact Rob Rutledge by phone at 520-609-9675 or by email at email@example.com for more information
Arivaca Creek Trail
Location of trail: 2 miles west of Arivaca
This trail meanders along the seasonal stream beneath towering cottonwoods.
Length: 5 miles, loop
Location of trail: Branches off the Arivaca Creek trail, 0.25 miles downstream from the trailhead
This rugged trail climbs El Cerro, a small mountain with steep sections at the top.
Length: 10 miles
Location of trail: Follow signs off the entry road just south of headquarters
Difficulty: High clearance vehicles recommended due to washboard conditions
Pronghorn Drive circles through open grassland with sweeping views of the Altar Valley.