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Category: Community Events, Sports & Recreation

Tortolita Mountain Guided Hike

Saturday, January 13 2018

Marana Parks and Recreation

Location: Wild Burro Trailhead
Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
14810 N. Secret Springs Drive
Marana, Arizona

Explore the spectacular Tortolita Mountains on a guided hike with our knowledgeable and safety-conscious guides. Guides will lead participants along well maintained trails while talking about the unique features and creatures of the Sonoran Desert. The Town of Marana Parks and Recreation Department offers this series of monthly hikes as way for participants to learn, burn calories, and meet other hikers in a beautiful outdoor setting. Each monthly hike varies in distance and elevation gain. Refer to monthly description (below) for hike specifics.

Hike begins at 8 a.m. at the Wild Burro Trailhead is located within the Ritz Carlton Resort at 14810 North Secret Springs Drive, Marana, AZ. Register here or call 520-382-1950 for more information and to sign up by phone. Hikes are subject to cancellation due to weather conditions.

January Hike theme "Discover Petroglyphs of the Tortolitas: We will be hiking out and back on the Wild Burro Trail 6 miles round trip with an elevation gain of 900 ft. (the Purple trail on the Tortolita Map). Come join us as we take a look back in time through our petroglyph tour.


For your safety and comfort:

Wear suitable hiking boots.
Bring a snack and/or lunch (depending on length of hike).
Carry a minimum of 2 liters of water per person.
Apply and bring additional sunscreen.
Wear a hat.
Bring a walking stick if you desire.

Important Notes:

There are no restrooms or water stations on the trail.
Pets are not permitted.
Hikers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Hiking can be challenging; hikers should be aware of their physical abilities and that of their children.

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