6:00 From the Douglas Springs trailhead, wander through saguaro and cholla forest.
7:28 At 2.7 miles, follow signed side trail to Bridal Wreath Falls. Dunk head.
7:46 Back on main trail, ascend 1,000 feet to intermittent water source Douglas Springs. Watch for sunning rattlesnakes.
9:33 Head south 2.5 miles into mountains to Cowhead Saddle. Turn west on Tanque Verde Ridge Trail and climb 2.5 miles to the top of 7,049-foot Tanque Verde Peak.
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12:15 Sign register; eat lunch gazing on Tucson.
1:07 Hike 4 miles west on slickrock, mostly downhill, on Ridge Trail, following cairns through Juniper Basin to Tanque Verde Dome, a prominent rock formation.
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4:38 Arrive at Javelina picnic area after 3 miles; pick up shuttled vehicle.
5:05 Drive north to Tanque Verde Ranch for a steak grilled outdoors.