Tumamoc Hill is a butte located west of downtown Tucson, Arizona, that offers a scenic and challenging walk for visitors. The hill is also home to the University of Arizona Desert Laboratory, an ecological reserve and cultural landscape with a rich history of human and natural interactions.
Visitors can walk the hill every day from 4 am to 10 pm, as long as they stay on the paved road and respect the rules and regulations of the site.
The walk is 3 miles round trip, with a 700 foot rise in elevation and stunning views of the city and the desert.
Along the way, visitors can enjoy the diverse flora and fauna of the hill, as well as learn about the scientific and cultural significance of this unique place.
Note: parking can be a challenge, bring plenty of water and know your limits!