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Closure of Redington Pass shooting sites is extended

Closure of Redington Pass shooting sites is extended

The closure was extended until next Sept. 30 or until rescinded.

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Mountain biker rescued near Starr Pass Resort

A man mountain biking on a trail near a west side resort was injured after he crashed Thursday evening.

January 16, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
Redington Pass cleanup

Redington Pass cleanup

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.

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Catalina Park has it all

Catalina Park has it all

Tucson hikers Kevin and Melanie Duckett gaze at stone ruins along the Romero Ruin Interpretive Trail at Catalina State Park.

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Catalina Park has it all

Catalina Park has it all

Greenery along the Canyon Loop Trail at Catalina State Park.

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Catalina Park has it all

Catalina Park has it all

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.

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Catalina Park has it all

Catalina Park has it all

The mile-long Birding Trail at the park winds through three kinds of habitat. This nest was built in a cholla cactus.

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Catalina Park has it all

Catalina Park has it all

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…

February 28, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Catalina Park has it all

Catalina Park has it all

This stream bubbles across the 2.3-mile Canyon Loop Trail, a mostly easy ramble with big visual rewards.

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Catalina Park has it all

Catalina Park has it all

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.

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Blog: Record attendance at 24 hour mountain bike race

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.

February 18, 2013 1:47 pmLoading…

Olympics: Mountain biker hoping third time is the charm

If Todd Wells was overwhelmed the first time he made the Olympics, he was confident in his second appearance.

July 20, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…
Josh Brodesky: Bike trails aren't just for the strong-of-leg

Josh Brodesky: Bike trails aren't just for the strong-of-leg

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.

July 08, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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New trail network on SW side

New trail network on SW side

Hikers take advantage of one of the many new trails in Robles Pass Trails Park. Finding the trailheads may take some hunting skills.

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New trail network on Tucson's SW side

New trail network on Tucson's SW side

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. 

February 09, 2012 12:02 am Photos

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Cycling group seeks votes for grant

Brian Vance didn't know what to think at first.

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