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Wasson Peak

Fun hike with beautiful views no facilities at the TH

Easter Hike

I substituted Wasson Peak with Camelback Mountain

Wasson Peak

Such a beautiful national park, rewarding 360 degree views! Lizards were very active and everywhere; that was fun to see.

Wasson Peak

Got out early and really enjoyed this trail

Hot Desert

Amazing winter hike, however it has gotten hot today so I had wished that I started early. Kings Canyon trail is rocky, but well maintained,…

Wasson Peak

Did the loop hike staring at King Canyon to Wasson Peak, then down the Hugh Norris trail. Excellent views throughout, wildflowers, and interesting geology. Highly…

Wasson Peak

This website sucks!!! I’ve spent 5 different times trying to log my hike!!!! Fix this website!!!  

Wasson peak

Beautiful hike. Much easier than I expected.

Wasson Peak: hotter than Satan’s sauna

Well, after Wednesday afternoon’s party hike with Super Dario, I took Thursday off to rest my feet and visit some more breweries. In the process,…

Wasson Peak

I started around 7:30. I was only the third car in the parking lot.  Didn’t see another hiker until I got  to the peak.  On…

Wacky Weather at Wasson

This was my first time to try a different trailhead to Wasson Peak. On prior hikes to Wasson I had done it from Kings Canyon.…

Wasson Peak

Pretty loop hike to Wasson Peak.  Not crowded at all.  We took the wash for the first mile which had great natural waterfall formations.  Did…

Wasson Peak

Fun hike!!! Trail well maintained, wonderful views.

Wasson

Beautiful views of the valley . Wildflowers in bloom. Windy conditions, but beautiful sunny day. Perfect for a hike

Wasson Peak Loop

I did a loop starting left going clockwise. The trail up was smooth and good for jogging. Coming down the other side was rocky with…

Wasson Peak Loop

I did a loop starting left going clockwise. The trail up was smooth and good for jogging. Coming down the other side was rocky with…

Weekend at Wasson

Parking was full, but parked across the street at the botanical garden.  Had done this hike previously in January 2021 but from Golden Gate Rd. …

Wasson Peak

A little windy and a little cold at the peak but otherwise beautiful weather and a great hiking day. Wildflowers were just starting to come…

Wasson / A Teaser

Early morning. Cool  and overcast, but great for hiking! Nice dessert botanical feeling. Early enough to spot  a buck  and a few does with a…

Wasson Peak

Went early on a monday morning, lots of people on the trail. Good hike, long.

Wasson peak

Beautiful location. Saw a buck with 4 does. Lots of wildflowers. Nice hike with gradual but steady climb. Not a lot of people. Met one…

Wasson Peak

Decent hike, nothing special.  Long drive for another desert hike.

Bossen on the Wasson ;)

My amazing friends and I hiked another peak on the challenge, one left to go (Picacho, which we actually drove by on way to Wasson).…

Tucson Venture for Wasson

Nice hike. Nothing super special, but still fun to try something different.  Wouldn’t never known about, nor traveled to, this peak without the Challenge.  Wildflowere…

Blustery Day

Day two in Arizona. I got an early start today as rain was forecast for the afternoon. A few cars in the parking lot with…

Dude my legs hurt so bad

We had a rough start in the beginning because we went the wrong way for 1 mile. This hike was soooo long but it felt…

Wonderful Wasson Peak

Beautiful hike with tons of Saguaros and great views of the Catalina Mountains and Tucson.

Wonderful Wasson Peak

Surround yourself with Saguaro Cactus from start to finish with this amazing hike

Wasson Peak to Junior Ranger

Parking lot had been upgraded to a nice paved one which could hold about 40 cars. Got early start so Visitor Center was not opened…

Wasson it a great day!

Beautiful day for a hike. Temperature was a little warm for this time of year at about 75 degrees. Trail was in great shape. Good…

Wassup Wasson

This hike was a leg burner! The climb was good and tough, but just the length overall – I was ready to be done around…

Wasson Peak

After Picacho Peak I stopped at Funny Foot Farm over in Tuscon and spent some time with capybaras, which was a pretty relaxing break between…

Wasson Peak

Great hike in Tucson with fantastic views!

3 done!

Beautiful day for a long hike.

Cactus tour

Great views along the way and at the top, nice hike.

Wasson Peak 5/6

This was a long trail! Fairly crowded with lots of small groups. Be careful with the trail As we saw someone fall into a cactus.…

Wasson Peak

Beautiful day for a hike. Zero foot traffic on the way up with not much on the way back. Trail was easy to navigate and…

Hike #5 – 1 to Go

Hike was easiest so far. Trail was in excellent condition and no big obstacles. More traffic than we have encountered on other hikes. As everyone…

Wind Sweep

Cool morning and windy, very quite on the trail the 8 mile loop only meet 8 hikers. Got to see two deer near the trail…

Wacky Wasson

I talked with several friendly people I crossed paths with and ate a bowl of grapes at the top. Great hike for MLK Day.

Peak #1 – King Canyon to Wasson Peak

Pros:  Beautiful weather and scenery (especially of the saguaros); majority of the trail is extremely well maintained.  Overall, a wonderful hike! Cons:  A bit rocky…

I Wasson A Roll

We were able to trek this trail on a mild 60 degree day. We decided to go counter clockwise as advised by fellow AllTrails users…

Wasson Peak

Windy, chilly day, but at least no rain!  This was a good moderate hike with great views.

Alternative Hike-2022

Parking was disastrous. Took over 30 minutes to find a spot that was not threaten by posted signage—“no trespassing—no trailhead parking” geez!!! this day was…

Wassssssssson Peak

This was a pleasant hike. Very windy path but beats straight and boring. Some of the signage was confusing but that would probably just me,…

Wasssss uppp

Really nice! Takes some effort but never overwhelming. Great views of Saguaro West.

Rainy Wasson Peak

Beautiful hike! The day I went it was raining throughout the entire hike, but was still worth it. I completed this hike as an out…

Wassen Peak

I hiked King Canyon Wash to look for the petroglyphs and they didn’t disappoint. Linked up with King Canyon Trail to Wasson Peak. The view…

Wasson of the Wild West.

Views were stunning and unusual for Tucson yesterday with the low lying clouds. Loved seeing my Catalinas where I usually hike from the heights of…

Wonderful Wasson

Awesome hike! Great trail the whole way through, surrounded by saguaros. Spectacular views at the top. I debated on going out and back but took…

Wasson Peak

Spectacular day doe a hike.  View for miles around every corner!

Last but certainly not least!!

Perfect morning for the last of the 6peak challenge!! When I started the hike this morning, mine was the only car in the parking lot.…

Wasson

Pretty, well-groomed trail

Wasson Peak Loop

This was a little harder than I expected, pretty tired towards the end.  Saw lots of cool saguaros, since this is in Saguaro National Park,…

Peaked the loop

This was a nice hike on a cool day. I worked up a sweat going up, then after hanging at the peak for a bit,…

Wasson

Nice day. Fun group to hike with.

WASSON

Let’s get this Posted

Explore Your World

First peak complete. I arrived at the trailhead at sunrise to avoid the afternoon heat. This trail is well marked and easy to follow. I…

Wassup Wasson?!

Beautiful day to tackle Wasson Peak! The trail is full of loose rocks so watch your footing along the way. It’s a pretty moderate hike…

Wasson

Nice hike. We did the loop and we’re glad we did it was nice! Today happened to be very windy towards the top, but overall…

Hiking between the saguaro cactus

It was amazing to hike in the Saguaro National Park. The trail up to Wasson Peak is really cool and the view is incredible. I…

Wasson Peak – Saguaro national park

Hiked  the beautiful Wasson Peak  in Saguaro national Park in Tucson.    It was a windy, drizzly day which made for spectacular photos of cloud…

Brutal sun

What a slog. Tried to get there early to beat the heat but got a bit lost on the trail. Corrected and finally made it…

Wasson Peak

Fun hike. Starts off fairly easy and gradually gets tougher as soon as you reach the switchbacks. Overall, decent hike with 360-degree views. Lots of…

ALL TRAILS . . . FAILS

Day started off nice then it got super hot. Definitely thought I was not going take it. All trails got us lost. Saw a lady…

Camelback boulders on steroids

Holy macaroni! Save the hardest for last! Flatiron is one of those that you just might never do again lol. It was super hard going…

Wasson

What a wonderful day!!! Paul Steenman & I completed the final hike for the AZ Winter Six Peak Challenge, Wasson Peak in Tucson . Always…

Way to long and way too late

I didnt notice the no dogs tag for this one and brought my pup. Its a long, rocky trail with 0 cover. We did it…

Gloria

Hot weather, a little long but great view

Wasson Peak – 360-degree views

Beautiful hike on a beautiful Spring day. This was the last of our 6-peak challenge, and it did not disappoint! We did the loop trail…

Aaron

Long hike and hot weather

Wasson Peak via Sweetwater Trail

Beautiful day for a hike! It’s easy, just long and be sure to bring plenty of water and a hat. There is very little shade…

The one with the wero canelo

Stayed the night in tucson and got an early start but hardly beat the heat. Very little shade areas but this trail was very nicely…

Wasson Peak

Trail conditions were great, weather became quite warm as the hike went on and there is pretty much no shade. Fairly gradual incline throughout the…

Love it!

Wonderful hike! Tough but enjoyable! Not too many people and well marked trail.

Added Extra Miles…

We paid our fee at the Visitor Center, then tried to drive to King Canyon Trailhead, only to discover the road was closed for a…

Wasson Peak

Beautiful hike after camping on BLM land the night before.

Wasson peak

Final hike! Very easy climb, lots of loose rock on bottom section. Stunning views from top.

Wasson

We saw deer ???? Beautiful hike

Was son Peak finale

Great day to finish out the challenge. It gets warm there, but I started early. You can reach the peak starting from another trailhead to…

Fun in Tucson

Saw deer but no wild flowers. Beautiful easy hike with fabulous views

The one we kept putting off

We kept putting off this hike, because it was a drive, but glad we did it before it started getting really hot. There was a…

Wassup Wasson

This hike was very interesting! I enjoyed the long hike from start to finish… although I was sure we were never going to finish. We…

Wasson was Wonderful!

Weather was beautiful.  Awesome wildlife (deer, birds, etc.).  Very few hikers.  Long hike but the journey was worth it.  A charity event (walk) was going…

Wasson Peak

It was an easy hike for us and it moved quickly. We enjoyed the views however we found it was not a well marked hike.

Morning on Wasson

Fun early morning hike. Perfect hike to kick off attempting the Arizona Winter Six-Pack of Peaks! Full trip report and photos at https://www.sdpeakbagger.com/2021/03/30/wasson-peak/

Weaving Around Wasson

A nice relatively easy 7.9 mile hike. The day was beautiful, but a little windy at the summit. It’s hard to believe you are nearly…

Wasson (6 of 6)

Annnnnnddd finished! Took a while to get down to Wasson Peak, but finally got it done to finish off the #sixpackofpeaksarizona Winter Challenge. Had a…

Wasson Peak

Trail started off on a rocky road with a lot of wind. Once you got off the road and on to the trail the views…

WP

The trail was in good condition. The hike felt more moderate but it was well worth the views. I was in awe of all the…

360 Degree Views

It was a perfect day to hike Wasson Peak! Sunny with a breeze. Trail was rocky close to the trailhead. Exposed with little to no…

Glad its done hike

This was supposed to be one of the nice & easy hikes, or so we heard, so we expected it, but no!  The hike was…

Wasson Peak Desert Hike

Realizing there would be no shade today we started pretty early. The King Canyon Trail starts out with a more than gradual incline and did…

Wasson

This hike was a wonderful hike. The trail was well maintained.

Wasson peak

We enjoyed this hike, just like all the others. The scenery was magnificent, the hike was strenuous, it’s starting to get warm in the deserts…

Wasson Peak

Trail is in excellent condition! Beautiful long loop hike!!

Snowy Wasson peak dream hike

Woke up to a cold wet day not ideal for hiking at all, mountain was covered with snow and it was cold and windy. Took…

Saved the best for last

I did it! I finished the six peaks today! And what a treat it was today! We arrived at the saguaro National park at 8am…

Wasson Peak – Last one for me!

Beautiful trail! It had been so long since I’ve hiked a long flat trail (read: six pack of peaks AZ summer challenge), I had forgotten…

The last one…

Great morning to complete my final peak, with temperatures reaching mid80’s just as I was finishing the hike mid morning. Did the loop, 7.8 miles…

Hot night hike to Wasson

Started this hike right after Picacho. Made it to the trail head at 5pm. This trail is really rocky but is quit gradual. Got to…

#5 – Windy Wasson

Wow! The views on this loop are AMAZING! It was a crazy windy and warm day today. I’m glad we started early, even though we…