Oracle Ridge Trailhead

Oracle Ridge Trailhead. September 2013.Oracle Ridge Trailhead. September 2013.

Overview

Location

Driving Time and Distance

  • Driving Time from Speedway/Campbell: 1 hour and 15 minutes
  • Driving Distance from Speedway/Campbell: 38.5 miles
  • Miles up Highway: 24.4 miles
  • Side of the Highway: Down-mountain
  • Vehicle Access: Most of the drive is Paved Roads/Passenger Car (Mountain Road - be careful of weather conditions!) - the last .25 miles to the Trailhead is on a dirt road - this .25 miles section is usually passenger car friendly (low clearance cars not recommended), but

Fees

  • Fee: No

Trails and Trailheads

Services

  • Restrooms: No
  • Water: No

Updated Oracle Ridge Trailhead Map Sign. December 2016.
Older Oracle Ridge Trailhead Map Sign. August 2014.
Left: Updated Oracle Ridge Trailhead Map Sign. December 2016.
Right: Older Oracle Ridge Trailhead Map Sign. August 2014.
 

The start of the Oracle Ridge Trail at the Oracle Ridge Trailhead with an Arizona Trail Marker visible. December 2016.The start of the Oracle Ridge Trail at the Oracle Ridge Trailhead with an Arizona Trail Marker visible. December 2016.

Driving Directions

Google Maps Directions from the Speedway and Campbell intersection in Tucson to Oracle Ridge Trailhead.

Quick version:

  • Drive East on Speedway (5.0 miles)
  • Left on Wilmot and continue on Tanque Verde (4.3 miles)
  • Left on Catalina Highway (28.9 miles)
  • Right onto the Control Road - signs for the trailhead and Control Road will help you find this turn (0.2 miles). The Control Road is a dirt road and not recommended for passenger cars - but the 0.2 miles is usually passenger car friendly, of course conditions may vary, use good judgement.

Driving Directions - Map

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