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Address: Congress St. on Sentinel Peak Rd., Tucson, AZ 85745
Phone Number:
520-791-4873

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Cool View of Tucson

Our friends drove us up to just below the "A" lookout to see the view of Tucson. It was nice, but would have liked to see more trails. Nice scenery for pictures with the city in... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
longhornjz
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Missouri City, Texas

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Missouri City, Texas
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Our friends drove us up to just below the "A" lookout to see the view of Tucson. It was nice, but would have liked to see more trails. Nice scenery for pictures with the city in the background.

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

We drove up to the top of Sentinel Peak and parked and took some of the walking trails around the peak. There are several degrees of difficulty in the choice of hikes. It was an easy hike (I have difficulty climbing) and we were rewarded with a great view of the city from the southwest.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

While there was indeed a beautiful overlook of Tucson, I was a little disappointed by the folks hanging out up there. There were cars playing loud rap music while kids were sitting at the car doors smoking and drinking. Ruins the atmosphere a bit. Also watch out that it can closes at 6 on Sunday (before the sun fully sets).

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Very short ride up what looks to be a small mountain, but when you reach the top, you can see all over the Tucson valley. U of A students paint the giant Big A every year.

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Sentinel Peak, known as "A" Mountain by the locals, is a fun place to visit, particularly around sunset. It offers a great view of the surrounding Tucson area. We've frequently seen it used as a backdrop for professional photographs.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We were hoping to get a sunny day to drive up A Mountain and we got it. We also wanted to walk the dogs and it is dog-friendly. The walk up to the peak is fairly easy and the view breathtaking. However, it was really windy. The dogs had no trouble but it is rocky, so be warned. There was... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

BearDown wildcats! this is our territory and from here you can see it all! Nice views of the city, specially downtown.

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wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We parked in the lot leading up to Sentinel Peak, got out of the car and were puzzled as to where the trail started. Another couple there thought it was one to the right, so off we all went. We walked half a mile on that trail realizing this couldn't be the right trail. Went back to the parking lot... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We hiked (you can also drive up to the top) it in the evening and the view was amazing. The view of the city and the Santa Catalina mountains was breathtaking!!!!!

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clawson,mi.
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Was downtown and saw the big "A" and drove toward it finding out it was easy to just drive up with wonderfully views of the whole city and beyond

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