Avenida de Suzenu Trailhead

Avenida de Suzenu Trailhead. December 2014.
Avenida de Suzenu Trailhead. December 2014.

Overview

Location

Driving Time and Distance

  • 35 Minutes from Speedway and Campbell
  • 14.6 miles from Speedway and Campbell
  • Vehicle Access: Paved Roads/Passenger Car

Fees and Services

  • Fee: No
  • Restrooms: No
  • Water: No

Additional Notes

  • The parking for this trailhead is off the side of the road on Suzenu south of it's intersection with Horsehead Road. The only sign hinting that this is a trailhead is a small 'Private Easement' sign - but this parking area/easement is well known and frequently used.
  • Signs indicate "No Parking 9pm to 5am".
  • The first part of any hike from this trailhead is to walk east, thru the gate, along Horsehead Road for approximately 0.6 miles - motor vehicle access to this section of Horsehead road is open only to residents and their guests.

The Avenida de Suzenu Trailhead does not have any signage with the name of the trailhead - this Private Easement sign is one of the few details that hints that this is a well known parking area/trailhead. December 2014.
The Avenida de Suzenu Trailhead does not have any signage with the name of the trailhead - this Private Easement sign is one of the few details that hints that this is a well known parking area/trailhead. December 2014.

Driving Directions

Google Maps Directions from the Speedway and Campbell intersection in Tucson to Avenida de Suzenu Trailhead.

Quick version:

  • East on Speedway (5.0 miles)
  • Left on Wilmot and continue on Tanque Verde (4.3 miles)
  • Left on Catalina Highway (3.7 miles)
  • Right on Snyder (1.3 miles)
  • Left on Avenida De Suzenu (0.3 miles)
  • The parking is the dirt shoulder on the side of Suzenu south of Horsehead Road.

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Agua Caliente Hill South Trailhead: 32.274321, -110.712042
American Flag Trailhead: 32.580837, -110.720361
Avenida de Suzenu Trailhead: 32.298201, -110.730737
Babad Do\'ag Observation Site and Trailhead Parking: 32.309311, -110.720727
Bear Canyon Trailhead: 32.300779, -110.802350
Bigelow Trailhead: 32.409781, -110.713268
Box Camp Trailhead: 32.419668, -110.739977
Bug Spring Trailhead: 32.345101, -110.718245
Upper Butterfly Trailhead: 32.427277, -110.740810
Catalina State Park Trailhead: 32.425211, -110.908883
Charouleau Gap Trailhead: 32.520380, -110.884755
Davis Spring Trailhead: 32.457276, -110.637932
Golder Ranch Road Parking Area: 32.474823, -110.892434
Gordon Hirabayashi Recreation Site End of the Road Parking Circle: 32.336230, -110.719862
Gordon Hirabayashi Recreation Site Upper Parking Area: 32.339662, -110.717267
Hairpin Turn: 32.311623, -110.742468
Incinerator Ridge Parking Area: 32.411710, -110.705315
Iris Dewhirst Pima Canyon Trailhead: 32.353367, -110.948284
Linda Vista Trailhead: 32.380712, -110.961143
Lizard Rock Parking Pullout: 32.382799, -110.694588
Lower Green Mountain Trailhead: 32.374255, -110.690398
Marshall Gulch Trailhead: 32.428054, -110.755743
Milepost 0: 32.304094, -110.745165
Mint Spring Trailhead: 32.440167, -110.766155
Molino Basin Parking Area: 32.337338, -110.690988
Mount Bigelow Butterfly Trailhead: 32.415841, -110.714039
Oracle Ridge Trailhead: 32.451491, -110.754335
Palisade Trailhead: 32.407339, -110.719898
Red Ridge Trailhead: 32.448284, -110.769479
Richard McKee Finger Rock Trailhead: 32.336174, -110.910111
Ridgeline Parking Pullout: 32.405573, -110.699480
Sabino Canyon Visitor Center: 32.309540, -110.823065
San Pedro Vista: 32.400287, -110.690083
Soldier Trail Trailhead: 32.308865, -110.735603
Mount Lemmon Recreation Area: 32.440483, -110.785733
Sunset Trailhead: 32.427543, -110.741826
Upper Green Mountain Trailhead: 32.397796, -110.689435
Ventana Canyon Trailhead: 32.327884, -110.852938
Lower Oracle Ridge Trailhead: 32.604757, -110.757670
Italian Spring Trailhead: 32.306189, -110.574231
The Lake Trailhead: 32.321015, -110.620599
Summit Trailheads: 32.441073, -110.783767
Redington Pass Backcountry Touring Area: 32.306522, -110.609590

Update Notes

  • 2017/8/4 – The Pima County Trailheads page no longer lists this location – in an email they indicated that it is not listed because it is just an off-the-pavement parking area (maybe better called an access point) without any current or planned facilities but they also indicated that they are very interested in keeping this access open and available to the public. An very easy/quick way to contact the department about any issues is by using the ‘Send Department Feedback’ button on the Pima County Website.
  • 2017/7/28 – Img Srcset update, Removed a broken link