We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Red Hills Visitor Center

2700 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson, AZ 85743-9719
+1 520 733 5158
Review Highlights

Seeing so many suaros in 1 place was very special. We had a very peaceful hike, only ran into 1... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2015
Debbie H
Seattle, Washington
via mobile
Absolutely Incredible, and Terrifying Too!!

After visiting Saguaro a few years ago, we knew we had to return. It was absolutely incredible... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2015
Peterborough, Ontario
Read all 517 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
The western section of Saguaro National Park.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“signal hill” (39 reviews)
“national park” (61 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
2700 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson, AZ 85743-9719
+1 520 733 5158
Write a Review
Reviews (517)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

131 - 140 of 456 reviews

Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Seeing so many suaros in 1 place was very special. We had a very peaceful hike, only ran into 1 other couple hiking. Beautiful Park makes you feel like you are in another world

1  Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 29 November 2015

After visiting Saguaro a few years ago, we knew we had to return. It was absolutely incredible hiking most of the trails on the west side of the park. Every day we saw something new. We surprised a bobcat in the Bajada Wash Trail early...More

5  Thank 4givN
Reviewed 28 November 2015

We loved this park. We too a short easy hike to the petroglyphs. These are not advertised so they are still easily accessible. The road to get to them is a bumpy dirt road but worth the drive. We also took the ranger led sunst...More

2  Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Coming from the northern prairies of Canada, seeing the majestic Saguaro cactus was a check off our bucket list. They are amazing. We saw many different types of cacti and were lucky to see some in flower. It must be beautiful in the spring when...More

Thank 2suncatchers
Reviewed 19 November 2015

This National Park is wonderful! There are many trails to fit the experience level of most hikers. The trails are very well maintained which maximizes your hiking tour adventure. We made it to Wasson Peak from Sendero Esperanza trail head in less than two hours...More

Thank Sue B L
Reviewed 18 November 2015

If you are traveling down I-10 east thru Phoenix to get here, I would recommend to get off earlier at either Cortaro or Ina Road exits for the scenic route. Take a left on Wade, thru Picture Rocks Road, left on Sandairo to get to...More

Thank Chia2005
Reviewed 15 November 2015

On our way to the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum outside Tucson, we stopped off at the Saguaro National Park and spent some time at the Visitor's Center and the surrounding area. The Visitor's Center was very nice and they had a great gift shop with so...More

1  Thank Wyattsailing
Reviewed 24 October 2015

You are guaranteed to see LOTS of huge Saguaros, some well over 25 feet tall. There are many trails with a fair number of easy ones. It's very easy to get up close to many types of cactus. The drive through the park is very...More

Thank Luv2travel_RS
Reviewed 22 October 2015

I never expected to see such a huge number of saguaro. We visited on the last day of our holiday almost as an afterthought. I'm so glad we did - we really enjoyed walking a couple of the short trails near the Visitor Centre. The...More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 17 October 2015

On our way from Phoenix to silver city, mm, stopped for a brief visit. It has a dirt road for a loop drive but our rental sedan did just fine. Just driving the loop was about one hour. Very pretty and lots of saguaro cacti....More

Thank Trudi B
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Signature Grill
264 reviews
14.53 km away
La Olla Mexican Cafe
134 reviews
14.10 km away
Catalina Barbeque Co. & Sports Bar
208 reviews
14.50 km away
210 reviews
14.64 km away
Nearby Attractions
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
6,824 reviews
2.96 km away
Tucson Mountain Park
311 reviews
6.07 km away
Old Tucson
1,495 reviews
7.51 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Yoka E
17 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from fishdocdad | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yoka E, again, Maybe a great time to come. As the other person stated, altitude does play big role in who is blooming and when. Just 10-20 ft difference in altitude can make a difference. Tucson has 2 saguaro parks, Red... More
12 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from fishdocdad | Reviewed this property |
Wow, you're really going to see some really great things. Make sure, absolutely sure, you see the power point show at Saguaro West. The Desert Museum has a couple of great, atmospheric restaurants, that's where I would plan... More
18 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from fishdocdad | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I should have provided you a bit more info for mapping purposes. N Kinney Rd. was closed which is the SW entrance. If you're heading N on Kinney Rd. You would typically turn R to stay on Kinney Rd which takes you... More