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Tucson Mountain Park

8451 W McCain Loop, Tucson, AZ 85735-9062
+1 520-724-9999
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A 20,000-acre desert natural preserve that accommodates many outdoor activities.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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8451 W McCain Loop, Tucson, AZ 85735-9062
+1 520-724-9999
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

The Saguaro giants are everywhere and protected under federal law. So unique you will wonder how their root system can support such a huge cactus. If you are lucky enough to be there in the spring, their beautiful white flowers with yellow centers are magnificent...More

1  Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 5 March 2016

This is a beutuful example of the stunning Tucson desert/Mountain combination! You feel like you are in a western movie and riding horseback through the desert surrounded by the mountains! You can stop and hike a trail at any point or just wend your way...More

Thank PamelaJamela
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Same as the Sonora Nat'l Park right next to it. It is beautiful - stop the car and get out to walk around and enjoy.

1  Thank Tom K
Reviewed 28 February 2016

If you spend anytime enjoying the outdoors in the Tucson area, chances are you will visit this wonderful desert park in the Tucson Mountains west of the city as it is home to a number of Tucson’s premier attractions including Gates Pass, the Arizona-Sonora Desert...More

1  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 28 February 2016

If you are into hiking and natural vistas, this is the place to go, so long as you know when to go. Never go in the summer time as the temps can top 120 degrees in the shade, and there is no shade. Go early...More

Thank Leonard F
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This is a very scenic desert road. Lots of saquaro cactus! Peaceful scenic ride. Definitely worth a drive!

Thank mdl955
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Stayed at Gilbert Ray campground in Tucson Mountain Park. For $20 / night you get a nice desert site with average space between sites and electric hook-up. No WiFi or showers but clean bathrooms.This area, which includes Saguaro National Park, offers great desert hikes, beautiful...More

Thank peter & mary s
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This is a spectacular area of the country and you will see things that aren't normally in your own backyard. Do not be in a rush...take time to relax and enjoy the views.

Thank mom98wmu
Reviewed 21 February 2016

My first time in Tucson and it was amazing trip. It was cold, but sun was really warm. We hiked about an hour and half. I thought I couldn't make it, but I am glad that I did follow the group. We drove up to...More

Thank Su H
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This was an unexpected bonus on our drive out of Saguaro National Park. With just a short hike, you can find yourself overlooking some beautiful vistas. As always, when hiking in Arizona, be sure to wear closed toed shoes, with good traction!

Thank mgmaple
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Response from Anthony M | Reviewed this property |
The closest mountains north (NNW) of Robles Junction/Three Points, AZ are the Roskruge Mountains. It seems as though looking north from Robles Junction you would be looking at the very eastern stretch of the Roskruge... More
Allison H
3 February 2015|
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Response from Alberto32 | Reviewed this property |
Check with the Tucson Chamber of Commerce.