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  • Trails reopen in Catalinas

    Sep 28, 2020 | Read More News
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    Several hiking trails partially managed by Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation are open following several months of closure due to the Bighorn Fire.

    hikersThe trailheads that feed into the Santa Catalina Mountains in the Coronado National Forest that are now open are:
    Parking is allowed after hours with a free parking permit, which may be obtained through the trailhead parking webpage. The trails are open to the burn scar from the fire, so hikers should be aware that hazards still exist. Check the Forest Service’s Frequently Asked Questions for more information. 

    The Pima County Trails and Trailheads webpage also offers guidance on COVID-19 precautions and etiquette, rules on dogs, and heat safety guidelines. 

    “We’re starting to see really great hiking weather now that October is nearly upon us,” Steve Anderson, NRPR planning division manager, said. “Still, we encourage all hikers to pack plenty of water and snacks, bring a cellphone and dress appropriately.”