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Sabino Canyon

5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-0800
+1 520-749-2861
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My husband took me here as part of our “mystery trip” (he planned it, I had no idea where we were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
rachelfm16
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Water + Desert = WIN WIN WIN

We visited in early April and took the tram to the last stop and walked back down. It was warm but... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
aimster71
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Corona
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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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  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-0800
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"tram ride"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband took me here as part of our “mystery trip” (he planned it, I had no idea where we were going). I LOVED this part. At first we were going to just ride the tram to the last stop and walk back, because I...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited in early April and took the tram to the last stop and walked back down. It was warm but easy. The kids loved swimming near the waterfall and panning for gems. I loved all the stream crossings - they made the saguaros extra...More

Thank aimster71
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We are in our 70s and enjoyed every minute we visited Sabino Canyon. We took the shuttle round trip with stops along the way for pictures, picnics, etc. We are not hikers but avid campers so the outdoor enjoyment of the desert experience was a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a nice half-day (or longer) trip. Very easy to get to. Check on shuttle schedule before going - in summer it only runs once an hour. That means if you get off that one of the stops and hike around for a bit,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing. Take the shuttle if you are there after 9. To hot to hike after 9 am. But I recommend going early so you can get a hike in and see the beauty of this place up close. I'll be back in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a resident of Tucson, I have had the pleasure of experiencing Sabino Canyon many times over the years in all seasons. Yes it is hot now, but the canyon is still lush and green along the stream bed; and you cannot beat the sense...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic destination if you are an avid outdoor person or hiker. The canyon is beautiful and has a lot to offer in terms of hiking (although, as others have observed, it can get extremely hot). For those more interested in tourism than...More

Thank Bill and Joan S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We adventured up The canyon in hopes of hiking 7 falls. The problem is is that they are in a severe drought in Arizona right now. They have not seen rain in over 100 days. With a very small precipitation winter. So the photos that...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you go in summer (you may be crazy) but bring 3 times the h2o you normally would. Were light clothes worn long sleeves and a hat. The sun wont tan you, it will destroy you. Dry you up and leave you in pain. 7...More

Thank Ben B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I first came to Sabino Canyon, I knew I wanted to live in Tucson ~ it is one of Tucson’s treasures. This 7.4 round trip road hike is full of beauty (especially when the stream is running) ... people of all ages are gathered...More

Thank Bari R
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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 Eric C | Reviewed this property |
I believe 9am
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Karen M
March 1, 2018|
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Response from Previa1994 | Reviewed this property |
The Rangers at the Visitor Center would be a very helpful in providing suggestions for the appropriate trails and also providing current condition of the trails, such as whether you would encounter water on the trail. But... More
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