50+ Best Dog-Friendly Hikes In Tucson, Arizona

Looking for dog-friendly hiking trails in Tucson? Tucson has more than 55 hikes that are dog friendly. There are a lot of easy and short hikes in Tucson, Arizona that will be suitable for your dog. Before choosing any hiking trail, please make sure that the trail is dog friendly and that your dog is prepared for the hike. Depending on your dog’s fitness, venture out for a beautiful hike near Tucson. Here is the list of hikes in Tucson that you can complete with your loving dog.

Dog Friendly Hikes in Arizona

Dog-Friendly Trails In Tucson, Arizona

Hike NameDistance (Miles)Elevation (feet)DifficultyBest time to visitRoute TypeHike Location
Cougar Canyon Maus Trail8.4 miles1,007 feetMODERATEaccessible year-roundOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Babat Duag Trail4.3 miles1,135 feetMODERATESeptember - MayOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Sycamore Reservoir Trail7.4 miles1,184 feetMODERATESeptember - MayOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Coyote Mountain Petroglyphs27.6 miles1,240 feetEASYAccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Agua Caliente Loop6 miles1,377 feetMODERATE-LoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Incinerator, Brush Corral and Green Mountain Loop4.1 miles1,486 feetMODERATEApril - NovemberLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Maverick Spring via Green Mountain Trail4 miles1,499 feetMODERATEApril - NovemberOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Box Spring via Box Camp Trail5.3 miles1,587 feetMODERATEMarch - octoberOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Arizona Trail: Bellota10 miles1,627 feetMODERATEaccessible year-roundPoint to PointTucson, Arizona, United States
Milagrosa- Canyon Trail8.6 miles1,833 feetHARDSeptember - MayOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Bug Springs Trail8.3 miles1,955 feetHARDSeptember - MayOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Catalina Nature Trail1 miles101 feetEASYoctober - AprilLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Cascabel Trail Loop via Bittersweet Trail2.3 miles111 feetMODERATEaccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
HoneyBee Canyon North Trail2.3 miles114 feetEASYAccessible year-roundOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Camaro Loop2.4 miles127 feetMODERATEaccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Sutherland, Trail Link, and Nature Trail Loop1.7 miles127 feetEASYAccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Wildflower Ridge, Oxbow and Desperado Loop2 miles134 feetEASY-LoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Rocky 13 Trail and Creosote Loop Trail1.5 miles154 feetEASYAccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Desert Discovery Nature Trail0.4 miles16 feetEASYAccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Catalina Canyon Loop Trail2.3 miles173 feetMODERATESeptember - MayLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
HoneyBee Canyon South Trail1.2 miles173 feetEASYSeptember - MayLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Green Mountain Trail7.9 miles2,532 feetHARDMarch - octoberOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Agua Caliente Hill Trail8.5 miles2,880 feetHARDMarch - octoberOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Saguaro Vista, Lost Arrow, Spine and Wildflower Ridge Loop2.5 miles209 feetEASY-LoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Saguaro Vista, Spine and Desperado Loop3.1 miles236 feetMODERATEaccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Bittersweet, Camaro, and Sunset Pass Trails Loop3.3 miles252 feetMODERATEaccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Black Rock Loop Trail4.2 miles272 feetEASYAccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
A Mountain1.7 miles275 feetMODERATEaccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Meadow Trail #5A1.7 miles295 feetEASYMarch - octoberOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Pima Prickly Park Trail0.4 miles3 feetEASYAccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Mount Lemmon Trail9.5 miles3,454 feetHARDApril - octoberOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Butterfly Trail10.4 miles3,746 feetHARDaccessible year-roundOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Butterfly Peak Trail from Palisade Ranger Station9.5 miles3,750 feetHARDaccessible year-roundOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Palisade Trail to East Fork Trail10.9 miles3,835 feetHARDApril - octoberOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Patagonia-Sonoita Scenic Drive: Corona de Tucson to Nogales55.6 miles3,940 feetHARDaccessible year-roundPoint to PointTucson, Arizona, United States
50 Year Trail5.9 miles318 feetMODERATEaccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
West Lambert Lane Park Trail0.5 miles39 feetEASY-LoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Charouleau Gap Road17.9 miles4,166 feetHARDaccessible year-roundPoint to PointTucson, Arizona, United States
Pinal Pioneer Parkway: Oracle Junction to Florence41.9 miles400 feetEASYAccessible year-roundPoint to PointTucson, Arizona, United States
Jack and George Mountain Trail1.2 miles413 feetMODERATEaccessible year-roundOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Lincoln Regional Park Walk1.6 miles42 feetEASYAccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Tanque Verde Falls Trail1.8 miles436 feetMODERATEMarch - octoberOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Canada Del Oro Trail21 miles452 feetEASY-Out & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Bear Creek Trail2.9 miles459 feetEASYAccessible year-roundOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Cascabel, Bittersweet, and Sunset Pass Trails Loop5.8 miles465 feetMODERATEaccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Samaniego Ridge Seven Trail18.8 miles5,629 feetHARD-Out & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Saguaro Vista, Black Rock, Homestead and Oxbow Trail 7.1 miles508 feetMODERATEMarch - octoberLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Kino Environmental Restoration Project2.3 miles52 feetEASYAccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Mount Bigelow Trail1.7 miles577 feetMODERATEFebruary - octoberOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Gilbert Ray Campground Trail1.4 miles59 feetEASY-LoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Catalina Highway29.1 miles6,223 feetEASY-Point to PointTucson, Arizona, United States
Cougar Trail6 miles603 feetMODERATEMarch - octoberOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Maeveen Behan Trail2.2 miles62 feetEASY-LoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Romero Ruins0.6 miles68 feetEASYAccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Mount Lemmon Summit Loop23.9 miles7,280 feetHARDApril - NovemberLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Molino Basin Trail4.8 miles774 feetMODERATEMay - SeptemberOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States
Nirvana Trail15.2 miles833 feetMODERATEMarch - octoberLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Aspen Trail and Marshall Gulch Loop Trail4.4 miles866 feetMODERATEaccessible year-roundLoopTucson, Arizona, United States
Chiva Falls Trail8.6 miles961 feetHARDMarch - DecemberOut & BackTucson, Arizona, United States

Note:

While hiking with your dogs please ensure that you feed your dog every 45 minutes to keep their energy level up. Also, keep them hydrated by offering water regularly. Make sure you carry a raincoat for your dog if you are hiking during the rainy season.

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