Tucson is almost surrounded by five different mountain ranges, most of the ranges are protected as city and state parks, national forest, or national park. Within these public areas are hundreds of miles of trails offering hikers of all skill levels convenient access to unspoiled beauty. The landscapes range from cacti-covered hills to pine-topped mountains, making hiking and exploring an option every season of the year.
Southern Arizona is known as a photographer’s perfect setting. Nature, architecture, people, panoramic landscapes, the variety of subject matter is endless. Capture the colorful character of the Southwest with your digital camera, and have pictures that you will have for a lifetime of memories. Please remember not too forget to bring along your curiosity, and your sense of adventure as you take in the beautiful mountain backdrops, taking in the desert wildflowers, cacti and abundance of wildlife that call this area their home.