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“Beautiful Views!”
Review of Gates Pass

Gates Pass
Ranked #8 of 320 things to do in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Drove up the winding and fun road .
At the top are very interesting buildings built by the CCC in the thirties. There is plenty of parking. Get out and read the story boards and take in the spectacular scenery.

Thank mosaiclover
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Wonderful views----we visit it every single time we're in Tucson. It is easy to access, not far from Old Tucson Studios.

Thank susieq19522013
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Such a beauty ! By car, you pass throuh those mountains filled with majestics saguaros . I suggest you go at the and of the day to catch the sunset, you won't believe your eyes !

Thank Louise B
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Worth the trip to see the cacti and the view from the top. Stop at the top and enjoy the view. It was windy, but worth it.

Thank Calamityjan
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

I've never seen sunsets like those in Arizona, and the best by far was at Gates Pass. Easily accessed off of Kinney, just park and enjoy the overlook. There are trails both going up (can be a little trecherous) and down to the road below. While the gazebo off the parking lot offers a shaded view of the sunset, if, while facing west you follow the trail to the west a few hundred feet up a small hill, you will get a completely unobstructed view of the setting sun. Also, from the parking lot if you face east there is a nice view of the city through the other end of the pass.

Thank Joe S
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