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San Pedro RNCA Trail


The San Pedro Trail is a long distance trail that parallels the river though most of the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area. It is a nonmotorized trail, open to hiking, bicycling and horseback riding.

  • Fairbank Section  **Adopted by Girl Scout Troop 141 - Tucson** 
    Trailhead: Fairbank, north to Willow Wash
    Length: 2 miles
    Points of interest: Ruins of Grand Central Mill
  • Charleston Section  **Adopted by Dawn to Dust Mountain Bike Club**
    Trailhead: Charleston, north to Boquillas Ranch, or Fairbank 
    Length: 5.8 miles to Boquillas, 8 miles to Fairbank 
    Points of Interest: Ruins of Millville and Boston Mill, Boquillas Ranch
  • Clanton Section **Adopted by Sierra Vista Area Chamber of Commerce** 
    Trailhead: Hwy 90 across from San Pedro House, north to Escapule Rd 
    Length: 3.6 miles 
    Points of Interest: Ruins of historic Clanton Ranch
  • Del Valle Section **Adopted by Thunder Mountain Trekkers & Coronado 4-H**
    Trailhead: San Pedro House, south to Hereford Rd 
    Length: 8.5 miles
  • Hereford Section **Adopted by Casa de San Pedro Bed and Breakfast**
    Trailhead: Hereford Rd or Waters Rd 
    Length: 2.5 miles 
    Under construction
  • Palominas Section **Adopted by Friends of the San Pedro River Ride Team**
    Trailhead: NCA entrance just south of Hwy 92, south to Mexican border 
    Length: 4 miles

Connector and Loop Trails

The following trails connect points of interest to the San Pedro Trail.

  • Curry Draw **Available for adoption**
    Trailhead: Murray Springs parking area, east to San Pedro Trail and River
    Length: 1.6 miles to San Pedro Trail, 2.2 miles to San Pedro River
  • San Pedro House Loop **Adopted by Friends of the San Pedro River**
    Trailhead: San Pedro House 
    Length: 1 mile 
    Points of Interest: San Pedro River and Kingfisher Pond
  • Presidio Santa Cruz de Terrenate Interpretive Loop
    Trailhead: On Kellar Rd, off Hwy 82 
    Length: 1.2 miles to ruins of Spanish fort built in 1776

 San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area 
4070 South Avenida Saracino
Hereford, AZ 85615
(520) 439-6400
Manager:   Melissa Warren
3201 E. Universal Way
Tucson, AZ 85756
Phone: (520) 258-7200