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What a great place to spend a day hiking! This park is so gorgeous and well kept. We hiked to... read more

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Traci H
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New Haven, Indiana, United States
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Got to Tucson too late to take full advantage of Sabino Canyon but what we were able to see and do... read more

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Located in the Catalina Mountains and part of the Coronado National Forest, this beautiful canyon offers outdoor recreation including hiking, swimming, biking and picnicking. For an overview of the area, take the narrated shuttle bus tour.
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5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-0800
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Reviewed today

...would be improved by bringing back the trolley/tram. Read an article regarding the stopping of this service and it seemed to be somewhat political (what isn't)? The park area is lovely but unless you want to walk several miles before getting into the canyon for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed today

What a great place to spend a day hiking! This park is so gorgeous and well kept. We hiked to the Dam and then on to Seven Falls. It was a work out but so worth it. Such nice trails.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Traci H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Got to Tucson too late to take full advantage of Sabino Canyon but what we were able to see and do made sure we will go back next time we are in town. Good hiking in very scenic area but quite close to town. Very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank noodleboy1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I live 5 miles from this fabulous park. I trained there when I was getting ready to do the Grand Canyon. The park has many trails, the store and museum is well done. Great way to spend a day.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Arlyne D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great views and lots of fun. Just remember to put on bug repellent - we were there in the summer and it had rained recently which meant the mosquitoes were out in force. Had a great time but all of us came home covered in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank njbarnesaz
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you want to get out and exercise a little, this walk has gradually incline until you get closer to the top. You'll cross over water on your way up to a great view and waterfall most of the year. Bring plenty of water and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank successaz2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

Weather was awesome for this outing in November. Easy hike up to picnic area. Great views of the cactus. It was fun to climb up on some of the rocks with grandkids.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ruby R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Every time I go back to Tucson, I hike this canyon. It's a terrific show of the flora and fauna of the desert environment, and depending on the weather, a test in endurance. Don't recommend going in the summer as the heat can be unbearable.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank DLLaBarr
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were looking forward to hiking in Sabino Canyon on our next trip to Tucson. We live in the Pacific Northwest and when we have an opportunity to travel somewhere warm during the cold months, we always get out and hike/walk the area. Sabino Canyon...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jacksons4112015
Reviewed 5 days ago

short walk or long hike.....great to walk among the saguaro and other desert flora. Well tended trails, excellent visitors center

Date of experience: December 2018
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happyjack1138
November 7, 2018|
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Response from chelle594 | Reviewed this property |
Tram wasn’t working and we were told they are going to upgrade it to an electric tram better for environment but couldn’t say when it would be operational.
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DawnStone
June 26, 2018|
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Response from Bari R | Reviewed this property |
Sabino Canyon is about a 20 minute drive from Saguaro National a monument East. October is a beautiful time to visit. Mount alemmon is about an hours drive from Tucson, if you want to go to the top, which you should... More
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stcgdonohue
March 11, 2018|
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Response from brownsq | Reviewed this property |
It's about 2 1/2 miles each way. We are 60 years old and had no trouble with it. Not a lot of elevation gain. You do have to cross the creek 7 times by walking on rocks. I think an agile 7 or 8 year old would be fine. Feet... More
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