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Tohono Chul

7366 N Paseo Del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704-4415
+1 520-742-6455
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Beautiful place with a great restaurant.

This is a nice strolling garden. The garden is setup in areas like rooms. Nice shopping for art and... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
Bob E
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Vancouver, Washington
via mobile
Tohono Chul

This beautiful park can be seen if you drive west on Orange grove to N. Paseo del Norte, It does... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2016
Kathy U
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Tucson, Arizona
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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.
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7366 N Paseo Del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704-4415
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+1 520-742-6455

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Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

This is a nice strolling garden. The garden is setup in areas like rooms. Nice shopping for art and silver jewelry. We finished are stay at there having a great lunch. The restaurant has nice patio seating.

Thank Bob E
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2016

We are glad to hear you enjoyed the gardens and dining at the Garden Bistro. Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 12 April 2016

This beautiful park can be seen if you drive west on Orange grove to N. Paseo del Norte, It does not look as large as it it. Has all sorts of wonderful desert plants , with MANY in bloom at this time. The have a...More

Thank Kathy U
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2016

You picked a fantastic time of year to visit as everything is in full bloom and very fragrant. Walking the trails and viewing all the desert foliage is a fantastic way to spend a couple of hours. Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul and we...More

Reviewed 12 April 2016

We went to Arizona in search of all things reptilian and to experience the desert with our grandsons. We all enjoyed the amazing , large locations and learned so many things in Tucson, but Tohono Chul Park was the grand finale where we experienced it...More

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Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2016

Thank you for such a lovely review. Reptile Ramble is very fun and both Tom and Ed do a fantastic job at keeping the reptiles accessible and educational. We are glad you chose to visit Tohono Chul and see all the wonderful things this place...More

Reviewed 11 April 2016

This botanical desert park has desert plant from the Sonora desert and other desert areas of north America. Trails wonder through the 5 or more acre area with different plant descriptions and scenic views of the desert botany. The cafe is a great experience with...More

Thank b m
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2016

Thank you for such a nice review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit, especially dining at the Garden Bistro and taking in the sights at our gift shop. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 9 April 2016

Right off Ina and Oracle, these 38 gardens teach a lot about the geology of the desert and the different plants of the desert. Paved paths plus packed dirt trails are especially beautiful in the spring when the wild flowers are in bloom. Lots of...More

Thank UncleDuck
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2016

Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the Geology Wall, as well as the wildflowers in bloom. This is the best time of year to walk the trails and see all that has sprung. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 6 April 2016

Tohono Chul has a terrific cafe with great service. The menu is wonderful. The park and the docents made the experience a delight and we learned much about the flora and fauna of the desert

Thank Robert N
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2016

We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit at Tohono Chul. Thank you for the review and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 April 2016

Today we went for Sunday Brunch along withwhat we think was half the city of Tucson. An indication of just how good and how popular Tohono Chul is. The food is spectacular, the service is outstanding and the surroundings are peaceful and serene. There are...More

Thank Paul G
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2016

We can't help but love the outdoor patio too! The bushes attract butterflies and hummingbirds, which provide much enjoyment while sipping those delicious prickly pear margaritas. Next time you'll have to enjoy a stroll through the gardens after your meal. Thank you for brunching with...More

Reviewed 2 April 2016

Ten interesting botanical gardens set on 49 acres in the high Sonoran desert. It lives up to its billing by a travel magazine as one of the world's ten best botanical gardens. Be sure to read a 36 page download on the internet about the...More

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Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2016

Thank you for your kind words and we are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the gardens. There is a lot to take in when you are here, but there is so much enjoyment to be had walking the grounds, relaxing in the Garden...More

Reviewed 2 April 2016

This park is just the right size to walk around. It has great quality plants for sale, as well as art work and a gift shop. Especially nice is the restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank saintjack
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2016

Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul. We are glad to hear you had a nice time and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

This truly is a gem in the city. There are so many gardens to view including lizards and birds. We saw a lot of blooming desert plants. It's an ideal location to stroll for a few hours.More

Thank LAURIE S
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2016

The gardens are a beautiful and peaceful place to spend a couple of hours. This time of year is ideal as the flora is in full bloom and the fauna is out on display. Thank you for your nice review and we hope to see...More

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Hang N
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Response from ddracer33 | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any dogs the day we were there.
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Gary W
23 January 2017|
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Response from Placido521 | Reviewed this property |
$10 adult/ $8 senior- worth $25!
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GailFNewYorkCity
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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.
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