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Address: Tubac, AZ 85646
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Historical Trail

The Anza trail runs from southern Arizona to San Francisco and is managed by the National Park Service. It ties in nicely with the Tumacacori Mission and Tubac Precidio. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Rio Rico, Arizona
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm a hiker...my husband is a golfer so finding a nice trail that is pretty and flat and makes us both happy s a great find. It is truly beautiful with the gorgeous Santa Rita mountains to look at. We didn't walk the whole 4.5 miles to the National Park. But...next time for sure.

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Rio Rico, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Anza trail runs from southern Arizona to San Francisco and is managed by the National Park Service. It ties in nicely with the Tumacacori Mission and Tubac Precidio. The portion that runs along the Santa Cruz River is a very peaceful walk. Unfortunately, there is much trash, mostly from Mexico, carried by the river when it floods. Otherwise, I... More 

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Tubac, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Love the different topography, river flowing by, birds you can't see anywhere else. Refreshing for the soul and the body.

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Tucson, Arizona
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We started at the Tubac trailhead, and walked about a mile on the trail. It was disappointing at best. Minimal wildlife, dirt trail, some shade. At some point we'll start from the other end and hopefully it will be better.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

We were dropped off at Tumacacari Mission and walked back to the Tubac Golf Resort. This was an easy 4.5 miles that was mostly flat and shaded. We saw lots of gorgeous cottonwoods, crossed over the small Santa Cruz River, so small, I actually thought it was a stream, walked through the Presidio and back to the Resort. Our friends... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

This was a short walk from our lodging in Tumacacori. 4 miles up to Tubac. you have to cross a little stream, used as a horse and walking trail, rated as easy walking, but nice distance if you want it all the way.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

The 3.5 mile walk between the Tubac Presidio and Tumacacori Mission is interesting for nature and history. Following the Santa Cruz River, which flows to some degree for most of the year in this stretch, the trail is level, easy and well marked. Shaded by overhanging trees, the path meanders lazily between the two important historical sites with occasional river... More 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

We've hike this trail on numerous occasions and each time we find something new. You will see a variety of birds, animals and such. The one thing I would caution each hiker, is to watch out for illegals who use this trail. We had an experience with a not so good illegal on one of our hikes, so please keep... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

Spent at few days in the Tubac, Arizona area and was able to hike the Anza Trail on two occasions. The trail is very easy to find and has many different eco-systems. Part of it is very shaded with the river close by and other areas open to lovely meadows. Lots of birds make their home in the area.

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Johnstown, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

We were in Tubac for the month of February and walked the trail every other day. You don't feel as though you're in Arizona. Most of the trail is in the woods. Great place for "Birders"

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