Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park

Mica View Loop

(2 miles round trip)
Begin at the Mica View Picnic Area
Time: 1 hour

From the Mica View Picnic Area, go north on the Mica View Trail. Look carefully to see many young saguaros under their palo verde ?nurse trees?. Turn right on the Shantz Trail and another quick right on the Cactus Forest Trail then head south. This area offers good views of Tanque Verde Peak and Mica Mountain. Return to your starting point, Mica View Picnic Area, by turning right on the Mica View Trail.

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