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Douglas Spring Trail Loop (S)

Date:Destination:Douglas Spring Trail Loop
Level:Short (S)Area:Saguaro National Park
Approx hike distance in miles:3.5Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:500Hike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:N/AHike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:NoPark entry fee per vehicle:Yes, see below
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:32.2353


Maintained Trail:YesUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:NoSteep Trail:
Off Trail (scratchy):NoSlippery Trail Surfaces:No
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:No
Difficulty:EasyWater Crossings:No
Restrooms at Trailhead:NoGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This is a loop hike on a combination of trails beginning at the Douglas Spring Trailhead. This hike winds through the foothills of the Rincon Mountains in the northeast section of Saguaro National Park. Bring water and a snack. Parking for this hike requires a National Park Pass or Senior Pass, or pay fee at the Visitor’s Center.


Turn left (south) on Hunt Hwy. Turn right on Attaway. Turn right on AZ 287 to Coolidge. Turn left on AZ 87 South to I-10 East toward Tucson. Exit 257, Speedway Blvd East. Follow Speedway east until the road ends. Trailhead is at the end of the road.