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The trams are back!

Today was the first day, but they are back. They are currently 22 passenger busses, but expect the... read more

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JeanL46
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Sequim, Washington, United States
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It’s the desert

Sabino Canyon is one of several places to hike in the unique Coronado National Forest of Arizona... read more

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silvera2
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Ann Arbor, Mi
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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Today was the first day, but they are back. They are currently 22 passenger busses, but expect the electric 62 passenger trams in May or so. The cost was $10 per adult. I don’t know kids cost.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JeanL46
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sabino Canyon is one of several places to hike in the unique Coronado National Forest of Arizona. This is the location where Saguaro cactus are king and they are awesome- old, monumental and like nothing you have seen before. The Canyon has several well marked...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank silvera2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sabino canyon has so much to offer with a good walk. Sightseeing, or a tour. They havea information center with lots of great displays of the desert and history. The gift shop is small and uneventful by the map section is a hidden gem. Bathrooms...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can choose your demand level. We took it easy most of the hike. Water was flowing so great picture opportunities. Nice easy parking. We spent 2 hours as that was the time we had. More than enough for what we wanted. Canyon area was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I hiked this trail today. It’s about a mile walk from the visitor center to the trail. We had to remove our boots to cross the river which was up over the bridge (talk about cold water!) but the rest of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank heidiPennsylvania
Reviewed 5 days ago

Been meaning to get to Sabino Canyon for a few years and we finally did it the other day. It was suggested that we arrive early, which was good advice for two reasons: beat the crowds and also hike before the day gets too warm....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the good fortune of hiking after a wet winter. The desert was green. Short, easy trails near the visitor center, but the further you get from those close-in trails, the fewer people you see. I reccomend parking at the overflow lot. The trail...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank rezlaw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went on several different trails and it was absolutely beautiful and very well maintained. Locals are extremely friendly and very happy to answer any questions we had. Not a tough hike at all. Seven falls was flooded at the time so...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Pris2637
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of trails to choose from in a gorgeous desert setting. The streams and dam usually run year round here and the hiking is fabulous! The only fee is a $5 parking fee which I don't even pay for that because I use my NatParks...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank deby m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Until they get the canyon shuttle back in operation anyone other than avid hikers (elderly, children, physically challenged in any way) are better off going to one of the other numerous parks in the area.

Date of experience: February 2019
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SaraC7716
February 9, 2019|
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Response from traveltheworld012 | Reviewed this property |
To answer your question, the tram ride tickets can be purchased at the Sabino Cayon visitor center at the time you arrive. The boarding station is right next to the visitor center, so thee would be very little walking... More
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NDakGirl
January 28, 2019|
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Response from travelinglilbit | Reviewed this property |
I didnt look to see if it was running. But everything was open. Bathrooms, the store, park rangers were working.
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Go236486
December 28, 2018|
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Response from azbuceadora | Reviewed this property |
The start date for the new shuttle operator has not been announced yet, despite what anyone has "heard." No one knows the cost yet.
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