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Tohono Chul

7366 N Paseo Del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704-4415
+1 520-742-6455
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A pleasurable stop.

My wife and I visited recently and found the gardens in very good shape. The walkways are easy to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
William L
Richmond, Virginia
via mobile
Delightful botanical garden. Great sculptures.

A delightful cafe and afternoon. Walking the paths and looking at the gardens. A lot of whimsical... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gail C
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Cultivate your appreciation for the Sonoran Desert’s natural beauty and the impression it makes on everyone who explores our “Desert Corner”. Here, the seasons inspire wondrous events both in nature and culturally; Tohono Chul celebrates every opening, whether for an internationally known artist or an exquisite cactus flower. Wander the natural desert gardens—escape the noise of everyday. Engage in our sincere passion to evolve “The Desert Corner” as an integral crossroads of nature, art and culture.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“desert plants” (83 reviews)
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7366 N Paseo Del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704-4415

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited recently and found the gardens in very good shape. The walkways are easy to walk if somewhat limited in area. We were very impressed with the helpfulness and knowledge of the docents. The location is very close in and the...More

Thank William L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A delightful cafe and afternoon. Walking the paths and looking at the gardens. A lot of whimsical sculputures throughout that were delightful. Loved the horse and esp. the vulture!! A great afternoon! They even had music in a special area on this Sunday afternoon!!

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Holiday lights last evening (12/1/17) and enjoyed the informative docents and the easy walkways. I guess I expected more color in the lights but it was lovely and we plan to return during daylight to be able to enjoy all of the...More

Thank Sunnysailor71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful desert garden with easy to use paths and walkways. A lovely place to spend a few hours. Lots of birds and outdoor sculpture. My friend told me at other times of year there are lots of blooms...but not on our December visit today. Friendly...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a girlfriends get together with four friends on a Sunday afternoon. Beautiful surroundings and setting for outside dining of unique food. On Sunday they evidently serve brunch or lunch most of the day. We each had something different and everything was delicious....More

Thank lofromco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch on a Friday. Didn't have reservations and had to wait about 15 minutes for a table in the back courtyard (well worth it). Interesting menu....lots of variation. Great coffee and desserts too! Nice to wander the gardens and the gift shop after!

Thank ernst-travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't think $13 per person was worth it since we didn't have the time. So we walked through the greenhouse/nursery and the gift shop. Both were nice and a good use of our 30 minutes.

Thank Tami C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a nice desert garden park. Lots of natural beauty and worth a stop if youre into the desert flora and grounds.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a delightful nature preserve just north of Tucson. If you want to learn about the different types of cactus, this is the place to go. It was about 5 minutes from our hotel and is easy to find. Our guide (docent), Marianne, was...More

Thank mdupreez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best time to go is Christmas. The lights, the entertainment, the hot cider and treats. Magical for children and enchanting for aults. there are little nooks wghere you can sit and enjoy the entertainment. great family fun.

Thank Arties191
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Hang N
28 May 2017|
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Response from ddracer33 | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any dogs the day we were there.
Gary W
23 January 2017|
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Response from Placido521 | Reviewed this property |
$10 adult/ $8 senior- worth $25!
30 October 2016|
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Response from 838nancyr | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The trails are wide enough to accommodate a wheelchair, and there are ramps into the main building and restaurant. The gift shop would be too tight for a wheelchair, I think.