Gunfire no longer echoes across once-popular shooting sites in Redington Pass, and the U.S. Forest Service plans to resume environmental cleanup work Monday to analyze and remove soil contaminated by shooting debris.
Left: You know you want to relax in the warm early springtime sun on one of those rocks and gaze at Montrose Pools on the Romero Canyon Trail. It's a 7.2-mile trail, but many hikers turn back after about 3 miles.
Hikers and horseback riders mix it up at the Sutherland Wash near the Romero Canyon Trail. In late winter and early spring, Catalina State Park offers flowing streams and tranquil pools.
This stream bubbles across the 2.3-mile Canyon Loop Trail, a mostly easy ramble with big visual rewards.
Tucson hikers Kevin and Melanie Duckett gaze at stone ruins along the Romero Ruin Interpretive Trail at Catalina State Park.
The mile-long Birding Trail at the park winds through three kinds of habitat. This nest was built in a cholla cactus.
Greenery along the Canyon Loop Trail at Catalina State Park.
Recreation options you'll find at various sites around Arizona: hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, bird-watching, camping, picnicking and exploring ancient ruins. • Recreation options you'll find at Catalina State Park: all of the above. • You get the point. • The park - nestled in t…
The 14th annual 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo mountain bike race drew a record 1,857 participants to the Tucson area over the weekend.
If Todd Wells was overwhelmed the first time he made the Olympics, he was confident in his second appearance.
Robles Pass is a saguaro-studded web of trails. Its Camaro Loop is rocky, craggy and surrounded by hills. Unless you knew better, you wouldn't expect to see Greg Hockensmith biking here.
Hikers take advantage of one of the many new trails in Robles
Pass Trails Park. Finding the trailheads may take some hunting
The north side of Tucson is known for grandly scenic trails
slicing into canyons of the Catalina Mountains. The east side is
known for a wondrous maze of trails in Saguaro National Park.
Brian Vance didn't know what to think at first.