Sometimes, being a tourist in your own city leads to uncovering the most incredible hidden gems. Ventana Canyon Trail in Tucson is a perfect example: this underrated hike starts at the renowned Lowe’s Ventana Canyon Resort, yet it often gets overlooked in favor of other nearby trails. At 14 miles round-trip, it’s no walk in the park, but the reward is a 32-foot-long natural arch that frames the city and surrounding desert landscape in a picture-perfect way.

To learn more about the hike, visit its page on AllTrails.

Have you ever hiked Ventana Canyon Trail? If so, we’d love to hear all about your experience in the comments section below. Check out our previous article for more natural arches in Arizona that are just a hop, skip, and a hike away!

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