Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park

East Slope Trail

Length: 0.2 miles
Hiking Time: 0.1 hours
Highest point: 7560 feet
Lowest point: 7500 feet
Trail goes uphill

The trail start out climbing gently through underbrush, and then moves into open ponderosa forest. Very quickly you come to the Switchback trail which takes off to the right (west). This trail has a sign marking it:

Switchback Trail
Dear Head Spring Trail 0.2 (north/back the way you came)
Heartbreak Ridge Trail-N 0.3 (straight down Switchback Trail/west)
Spud Rock Spring Campground 0.3 (north/back the way you came)
Devils Bathtub Trail 0.6 (south)

The East Slope Trail continues straight ahead (south) here going towards Four Corners where it intersects the Devils Bathtub Trail and the Heartbreak Ridge Trail.

Turn right (west) on the Switchback Trail here.