2. Tumamoc Hill, Tucson
There are tons of great hikes around Tucson, but an easy one to add to your local hiking bucket list is Tumamoc Hill. This hike is just over three miles round-trip and provides lovely views of the city in the distance. Come here at sunrise or sunset for the best views. Night hiking is allowed, so you won’t have to worry about being reprimanded for starting early or staying late. The hike has a gentle slope and mostly travels along a paved road. This trail is in Sentinel Peak Park and extends for about 2.9 miles as an out-and-back trail. The best time to hike this trail is between September and May due to the high heat of the summer months. Mountain biking is also allowed on this trail.