Canoa Hills Trails Park – The Ultimate Hiking Guide

Hiking in Canoa Hills Park near Tucson, AZ with Mt. Wrightson in the background

Canoa Hills Trails Park is an excellent hiking location for all ages and ability levels. It is a great place to take grandma and grandpa for a walk if you happen to be visiting them in Green Valley, AZ.

The park is located on 130 acres in a repurposed golf course on the south end of Green Valley.

Why should you visit Canoa Hills Trails Park?

Woman hiking in Canoa Hills Trails Park with beautiful mountains in the background

It is easy! Much of the best hiking destinations near Tucson involves driving deep into canyons to access steep hiking trails. Canoa Hills Trails Park is located right off of Interstate 19 only 30 miles south of Tucson in Green Valley, Arizona.

The hikes are all relatively flat and paved, which is perfect for toddlers and young kids. Wildlife is abundant, and you are likely to see migrating birds, lizards, and tons of quail.

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What do you need to know before visiting Canoa Hills Trails Park?

The park is not staffed and is open sun-up to sun-down. The hiking paths are paved and wheelchair/stroller accessible. There are a couple of steep sections, so be ready to lend a helping hand if needed.

Canoa Hills Trails Park has approximately 5.5 miles of walking paths, picnic tables and benches, and beautiful views of Mount Wrightson and Elephant’s Head.

Canoa Hills Trails Park Driving Directions:

Address: S Camino Del Sol & W Camino Urbano, Green Valley, Arizona, 85614

Take I-19 South to W Continental Road in Green Valley (Exit 63). Then immediately hop on the I-19 Frontage Road. Next turn right on E Camino Encanto and then left on S Camino Del Sol.

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The park is right in the heart of Green Valley, so there are stores and restaurants aplenty! We are big fans of Manuel’s Restaurant for traditional Mexican food and La Vakita Meat Market for general Mexican groceries and their famous carne seca!

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What should you do when you get to Canoa Hills Trails Park?

Hike! Because the park is in an old golf course, the paths follow a familiar pattern as they wander along the old course.

The park is largely exposed to the sun, so sunscreen, hats, etc. are highly recommended! We love stopping by the park when we are just looking to get some steps in or when grandma and grandpa (or the kids), would like to get outside.

The views of Mt. Wrightson are spectacular!

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