Hike Detail Sheet,  Hikes,  Upper Intermediate

Seven Falls via Bear Canyon Trail (UI)


Date:Destination:Seven Falls via Bear Canyon Trail
Level:Upper Intermediate (UI)Area:Sabino Canyon, Tucson
Approx hike distance in miles:9Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:752Hike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:1100Hike 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:ModerateWater Crossings:Yes
Restrooms at Trailhead:YesGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This is a popular out-and-back hike to the Seven Falls. There are fantastic views along the trail, and the Falls are always lovely. There are several water crossings and the water level varies. Bring your hiking sticks, dry socks, water, snacks and lunch. This hike requires a parking fee ($8) or a National Park/Senior Pass..


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