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Address: Tucson, AZ 85750
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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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Mountain vistas in the Sonora Desert

Free admission to the state park 30 min. from central Tucson. Take the $8 tram 2.5 miles to the top. Walk all the way down, or get off at one of 8 stops. Great scenery... read more

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Free admission to the state park 30 min. from central Tucson. Take the $8 tram 2.5 miles to the top. Walk all the way down, or get off at one of 8 stops. Great scenery, geology, streams, desert flora. Great for children of all ages, or a Senior like me.

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Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sabino Canyon is a beautiful area to visit. Start at the Visitor Center and pick up a map. The canyon has been made very accessible to the public by the use of trams (fee) to transport visitors (9am-4pm). Your tram fee allows you to get off and back on at several locations. Our Springtime visit coincided with a beautiful display... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the most beautiful desert hike I have ever been. It's so green with tons of desert birds and cactus. Along the hike, there were several creeks. A must see place if you are visiting Tucson.

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Talkeetna, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a sweet gem of a park for those who would like to easily ride a tram 4 miles up the canyon and return. The driver explains features along the way, and you can get on and off at any of the several stops along the way. Get out and stretch your legs and walk a stop or two, or... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Arizona views - both from the comfort of a bus and or a walk. Trails are rugged, dusty but easy to navigate and follow trail markers. No need to even venture off of the road - you get great views either from the bus or from the road as you walk up or down.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The area is beautiful. Great for hikers or if you prefer to picnic. The offer a very reasonably priced tram that will drive you around and point out the various types of foliage. Very nice adventure.

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Huntersville, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The parking lot fills fast, so arrive early. Nice facilities and several hike options. Most popular trails are busy. So if you are looking for a little solitude this is not your ideal choice. It is hot and little shade present....so bring plenty of water and sun screen!

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Tulsa, OK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited at 7:30am on a sunny morning. Very glad we arrived early to avoid the heat and the crowds. Had trouble following the map, so ended up just wandering around and had a great time. The scenery is beautiful. Was nice to go on a hike without having to climb to the top of a mountain. I don't think... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful resource close to town and I will probably be back. Hike Bear Canyon to Seven Falls, and also Blacketts Ridge. I highly recommend both.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I liked everything about this experience: tremendous views, very good trails, and friendly people. Of course, the highlights are the mystical, giant cacti.

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