Take the Bootlegger Trail for 0.7 miles, then turn left on Saddlehorn Trail for 0.2 miles. Turn right onto Granite Mountain Loop Trail. Continue past the Scenic View noted above and follow the trail all the way around Granite Mountain. Along the way you will hike among incredible rock formations, a lush canyon and stately saguaros. Return to the trailhead via Saddlehorn and Bootlegger Trails for a round trip distance of 6.1 miles with total elevation change of 330 ft. Allow 3 – 3.5 hours.
Bootlegger Trail, left onto Saddlehorn Trail, Right onto Granite Mountain Loop Trail.