TRAVEL SOUTHWEST

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Saguaro National Park’s namesake cactus grows on Arizona hills there and beyond. Perhaps the Tucson region park’s best hike is the 7.5-mile trek to the top of Wasson Peak, which at 4.687 feet represents a 2,340-foot elevation gain for hikers. Up there, encounter sweeping views of the Sonoran Desert valley below.

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