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Sabino Canyon

5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-0800
+1 520-749-2861
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Stunningly beautiful and well worth seeing

I've visited Tucson many times, but this was my first time to experience Sabino Canyon. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Raphael W
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San Francisco, California
Very Hot Very Dry Very Beautiful

Hiking in the Canyons and Deserts 🌵 of Arizona makes the state so interesting it will keep you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Suzanne D
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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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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“tram ride” (392 reviews)
“phoneline trail” (74 reviews)
LOCATION
5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-0800
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I've visited Tucson many times, but this was my first time to experience Sabino Canyon. The surroundings are profoundly beautiful with many enjoyable hiking trails and a helpful visitor center where you can get maps detailing the length and level of difficulty of each trail....More

Thank Raphael W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hiking in the Canyons and Deserts 🌵 of Arizona makes the state so interesting it will keep you comming back there’s always another trail or road you can take to make it different. There is so many opportunity to sit and reflect. Bring some good...More

1  Thank Suzanne D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sabino Canyon and its neighbor Bear Canyon are two of my favorite hiking areas in the Tucson area. If you like hiking besure to add these to your must do list. Sabino is also a place to ride the tram or walk the road into...More

Thank Ernest M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beware the trams are not running and told it could be 2-3 months+ before they will be up and running. Huge disappointment. We traveled from Kansas and couldn’t experience the Canyon.

1  Thank Armyjojo
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Get there early to avoid the crowds and the Hot Weather. My wife and I hiked there 2 mornings about 6:30 am. We love the Saquaro's and the peaceful atmosphere. Phoneline Trail is a great 5 mile hike if you are in good health and...More

Thank jeff o
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best parts of Tucson, Sabino Canyon can be great any time of the year, but it is best with water. This year it went dry mid-April and we are still waiting for some serious rain. If you go in the summer -...More

Thank Jim S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tram is shut down and they don't know when it will reopen. Without that, it's a long hike in (uphill) and out, especially in hot weather. We were bummed. Hope they get it back up and running.

1  Thank TobythecatPHX
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a beautiful area to explore, all of Tucson is gorgeous but this area has such great vistas, even by car!

Thank TeresaT T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is something about walking in the sonoran desert. This canyon has so much to offer the walker and the person who likes the heat. Take plenty of water!

Thank chelde
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place. I take visitors here or I go by myself. Take the tram to the top and walk down if you have the energy. Take walks. Enjoy the view. The mountains with the cacti growing out of rocks.

Thank sandman42
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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 azbuceadora | Reviewed this property |
Carla, you may have the two shuttles mixed up. The Sabino Canyon shuttle goes "to the top" (of the canyon), and, as mentioned below, has numerous stops (nine, not eight). The Bear Canyon shuttle makes just three stops, and... More
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Amy V
March 8, 2018|
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Response from M F J | Reviewed this property |
During the months of April, May, June, September, October and November, Sabino Canyon Tours offers evening rides three nights per month. For more information or to make your reservations, please call (520) 749-2327
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