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Carrillo Trail

Intermediate
 3.0 (2)

The Carrillo Trail offers view of mature saguaro cacti and is part of a larger network of trails.


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Map Key

3.6

Miles

5.8

KM

Point to Point

3,494' 1,065 m

High

2,768' 844 m

Low

811' 247 m

Up

476' 145 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

33%

Max Grade (18°)

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Description

The Carrillo Trail is part of a larger network of trails and can be accessed from several places making for a long outing or using other trails as a cutoff for a shorter journey. The Carrillo Trail has a slight elevation gain offering nice views into Saguaro National Park as well as across the Tucson Valley and the Santa Catalina Mountains to the north.

Flora & Fauna

Variety of desert plant life such as saguaros, ocotillos, and chollas.

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Shared By:

Chris McD

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  3.0 from 2 votes

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Flowering Saguaros along Carrillo trail. In the distance are the Santa Catalina Mountains.
Jun 7, 2016 near Tanque…, AZ
Flowering saguaro along Carrillo trail.
Jun 7, 2016 near Tanque…, AZ
Flowering Saguaros on a hot June day.
Jun 7, 2016 near Tanque…, AZ
Looking at old Garwood Dam.
Jun 7, 2016 near Tanque…, AZ
Ocotillo (right foreground) with saguaro cacti on a hillside and Tanque Verde Ridge in the background.
Jun 7, 2016 near Tanque…, AZ
Flowering Saguaros along Carrillo trail.
Jun 7, 2016 near Tanque…, AZ

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