Hike Detail Sheet,  Hikes,  Intermediate

Phone Line Trail (I)

Date:Destination:Phone Line Trail
Level:Intermediate (I)Area:Sabino Canyon, Tucson
Approx hike distance in miles:6Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:N/AHike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:1000Hike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:NonePark entry fee per vehicle:Yes, see below
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:http://hikearizona.com/decoder.php?ZTN=120
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:32.309953,-110.823660


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


Special Instructions:

This is an out-and-back hike with scenic views of Sabino Canyon and the Catalina Mountains. This hike requires a parking fee ($8) or National Park Pass/Senior Pass. Shuttle reservations from the Visitor Center to the trailhead are $12 per person and available online at https://sabinocanyoncrawler.com. Bring water, snacks and a lunch. 


Drive south on Hunt Hwy, turn right on Attaway. Turn right on Martin Rd to 287 and turn left. Follow 287 South to I-10 East toward Tucson. Near Tucson, take exit 248 W Ina Rd and turn left. Drive 7 miles east on W Ina Rd, keeping right onto Skyline Dr. In about 2 miles keep right onto E Sunrise Blvd. Travel about 6.5 miles to N Sabino Canyon Rd and turn left. Drive about 0.5 miles on N Sabino Canyon Rd to entry of parking lot on right.