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Address: 5900 North Sabino Canyon Road, Tucson, AZ 85750
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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Beautiful Sonoran desert!

We were lucky to get to the visitors' center a bit before the top of the hour and caught the hourly tram. The tram is 10 dollars but it is a tour given by the driver and has nine... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were lucky to get to the visitors' center a bit before the top of the hour and caught the hourly tram. The tram is 10 dollars but it is a tour given by the driver and has nine stops along the way. It takes about 30 min for the tram to get to the top and about an hour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great way to spend a wonderful day in nature. Several tours are available. I took the narrated 9 stop tour up the canyon and then walked down exploring many trails. Very photogenic and relaxing. Many places to picnic and great place for family memories.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the shuttle to the top and walked back down on an 80 degree day. Stops along the way for the falls and picnic spots were excellent. This is a very well done attraction and the visitor center and displays were very well done too.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When I was a kid 50+ years ago, we used to enjoy Sabino Canyon on visits to see my grandmother in Tucson. It's still a cool place even though it's more developed and more crowded.

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Houston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The landscape is as bleak as it is beautiful. The drive is easy and traffic was not a problem. Well worth the time and effort.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The parking is fine if you come early. Pay for entrance unless You have the national park senior pass. We walked to the seven falls. Not crowded. Bring your own water. Well marked trails.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This natural area is a great place for hikes in the desert. There are many routes laid out. The visitor center is well done and informative. It is well worth the five dollar entry fee. But don't forget to take water with you.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This tour gave a great up close view of the canyon an the cactus. The guide gave interesting narrative. You can hop on hop off at several locations. Many interesting hacking trail appear to be available. Small museum on location. Very kid friendly. Parking cost $5.00 plus $10.00 for tram ride. One can walk into canyon after paying parking fee.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've lived here in southern AZ for 3 years and finally made a visit to the canyon. If you are visiting for the first time the tram ride is a must. We were able to see the canyon and decide where we wanted to return on foot. The Visitor Center was very informative. Avoid on really hot days!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have walked, run, biked and hiked Sabino Canyon and by far this is my top place to enjoy the outdoors in Tucson. It's very popular, so I'd try to go early before too many people show up or even at night if you can (full moon hikes are the best!). If hiking or biking, plan ahead and take water... More 

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