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Address: 5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-0800
Phone Number: +1 520-749-2861
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Located in the Catalina Mountains and part of the Coronado National Forest,...

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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Something for everyone! Great place to visit.

We arrived right at 9 am to catch the first tram (buy a ticket for $10 - keep it handy if you plan to get off and back on the tram). We took the tram to Stop #9 - the driver was... read more

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We arrived right at 9 am to catch the first tram (buy a ticket for $10 - keep it handy if you plan to get off and back on the tram). We took the tram to Stop #9 - the driver was informative. We hiked out toward Hutch's Pool then came back and took the Phoneline Trail back to one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We walked up to the end of Sabino Canyon, 3.7 miles and then back down. It was a gorgeous day, early December 2016, and we enjoyed every minute. My husband is in better shape but I wanted to walk the whole thing. I never even thought of taking the tram UP, and then walking back down. So, if you don't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Two weeks ago my wife with our extended family went hiking for about 6 hours. We brought extra clothing (pull over) for the morning chill. In addition, we brought our own bottled water which is important to have since dehydration is so easy to happen even in the cooler months. We all wore hiking boots although we did see some... More 

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Little Rock
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved the tram ride ($10) to the top of the canyon. We walked down and enjoyed the fauna and flora along the trail (~4 1/2 miles). A beautiful experience we recommend.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Being from the Northeast, I'm relatively new to Western terrain. Sabino Canyon is a great introduction to the beauty of the West! As you go up the paved road, the views change, making the 3.7 mile hike super interesting. We went pretty early in the morning, just after sunrise, and there were few people, which allowed for a serene walk.... More 

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Thank Tiffany G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic time hiking in the canyon. We wandered off the paved route to explore a bit more but you can use that for the whole walk which is fantastic. The trollys looked cool too but we decided to walk. Worth remembering you can only by trolly tickets at the start of the trail.

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Rockford, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was interesting, but we preferred the Mt. Lemon Scenic Highway. We don't hike, so our experience was the tram ride rather than hiking the trails. We were able to see autumn color, which if you are a native is probably more interesting than to us Northerners. The tram has a covered and uncovered section. The slats in the seats... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful amazing hike & wonderful views!! Loved it! You have to like being around people however. There are a TON of people hiking here on the weekend!! My thoughts were- well, with this many people- the snakes & such - even cats will certainly be scared away!! Truly beautiful place. I'm so happy it is not a subdivision in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Worth the trip with numerous places to pull over to explore and take photographs. The road to Mt. Lemmon climbs at least 5,000 feet.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in Tucson for one day, don't miss Sabino Canyon. In two hours you can visit the Visitors Center and take the tram along the Sabino Creek up the canyon towards Mt Lemmon. Water is typically flowing. You can see vistas from desert to live coveted mountains. The tram takes cash only. If you have more time there... More 

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