Views of 4 Mountain Ranges

Rewarding Hiking Experience

Diverse Ecological Area

The Best Hiking Near Bisbee With Views of Four Mountain Ranges

Join us on our intense 3-hour “Spring” Trek, the most challenging and best hiking near Bisbee that you’ll find! Like most challenges, they come with high rewards, and this hike is no different! Throughout the 3.5-mile summit to Mt. Ballard, the highest point in the Mule Mountains, you’ll experience not just one but four amazing views of mountain ranges, seeing the unmatchable beauty of southern Arizona. Along the way, an expert local guide will point out this trail’s fascinating, diverse ecology, such as the rare combination of cholla cactus, fir, and manzanita trees. The “Spring” Trek is the perfect way to get a great view of beyond Bisbee (and work up a sweat!) in a quick 3 hours, leaving lots of time to explore the history, art, and architecture of Bisbee that give it its unique charm!

Please keep in mind: This trail is a dirt trail, and the surfaces are uneven, proper hiking shoes, sufficient water and previous hiking experience are strongly recommended to complete this hike.

Why Choose This Tour

Take in fabulous views of four mountain ranges, including the Huachuca, Chiricahua, Santa Rita, and Sierra Madre mountain ranges

Marvel in the ecological diversity of this beautiful corner of the world, full of firs, cholla cactus, and manzanitas

Hike up to the highest point in the Mule Mountains, Mt Ballard, while experiencing the best hiking in Bisbee!

Put your hiking skills to the ultimate test on this 3.5-mile hike, with an elevation gain of 2,350 feet

Learn about the history and ecological importance of the Mule Mountains from a local expert guide

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Trip Details

Trip Details


$55 per person

Departure time

9:00 am & 12:30 pm

Meeting point

B Active Bisbee Store, 86 Main St, Bisbee


Everyday, all year-round


3 hours

Group size

  • Minimum group size: 4 people
  • Maximum group size: 10 people


  • Expert guide
  • Safety communications

Not included

  • Gratuity

What to bring

  • Water
  • Hiking poles
  • Also available at B Active


Two people hiking with blue skies in southern Arizona

The “Spring” Trek is the perfect option for experienced hikers who light up at the thought of hiking near Bisbee, Arizona! You’ll meet your local expert guide at our store and then make your way to the Mule Mountains to begin the 3.5-hour summit to the highest point of the Mule Mountains, Mt. Ballard. This is our most challenging hike, thanks to elevation gains of 1,350 feet up into the Sky Islands, making The “Spring” Trek the ideal trek near Bisbee! On your journey to the top, you’ll be treated by a diverse ecological paradise of cholla cactuses, fir, and manzanita trees. Even better, once you reach the top, you’ll marvel at the views of the Huachuca, Chiricahua, Santa Rita, and Sierra Madre mountain ranges. This challenging and rewarding hike is ideal for experienced hikers who wish to see Bisbee from above!

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