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A Mountain (Sentinel Peak)

Congress St. on Sentinel Peak Rd., Tucson, AZ 85745
520-791-4873
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Nice views of Tucson

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

Reviewed 20 January 2017
santiagocastiello
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Tucson, Arizona
Ugh, there are NO markers! Ended up on the wrong trail!

We parked in the lot leading up to Sentinel Peak, got out of the car and were puzzled as to where... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
turks
,
wisconsin
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Congress St. on Sentinel Peak Rd., Tucson, AZ 85745
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520-791-4873

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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.

Thank santiagocastiello
Reviewed 19 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...More

Thank turks
Reviewed 18 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!!!!!

Thank PokharaRN
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

Thank buddymay
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Sentinel Peak is also known as "A" Mountain, for the University of Arizona (UofA). The rivalry between Arizona State University (ASU) and the University of Arizona (UofA) has at times resulted in the "A" being painted the colors of ASU, during rival football games! The...More

1  Thank chicgal
Reviewed 3 January 2017

You can drive or walk up the mountain, its peaceful ride. You can get a great view of the Tucson lights in the evening but they do close early.

Thank tbjones2017
Reviewed 24 December 2016

My wife and I are staying here in Tucson for a couple of months and took to Sentinel Peak ( 'A' Peak to the locals) for an aerial aspect of the city and surrounds. It was a perfect day for the drive and we certainly...More

1  Thank DownUnderAmerican
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Even though I've lived in Tucson since 1979, this was my first trip to A Mountain. It's not an easy place to find the road up even though A Mountain can be seen from far away. The road is narrow, winding, and full of loose...More

1  Thank 283valerieg
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This mountain is central to Tucson. You drive up, and can park near the top. There is a pullout halfway up under the famous "A" that gives the mountain its name. From the parking area you can hike to the top of the mountain, or...More

1  Thank Andy P
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Love this short drive up the mountain that over looks the the city of Tucson, the only better time is at night to see the city lights or when the monsoons come in at night with all the thunder and lightning show from the top...More

Thank Libby L
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ColleenJD
Is the drive to the peak dangerous? I don't like driving on windy mountain curves. Is it an easy drive to the top to see a sunset?
3 March 2017|
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Response from Pinqylou | Reviewed this property |
Easy. It may be windy but that doesn't impede your driving. The view is worth it.
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ColleenJD
Is the drive to the peak dangerous? I don't like driving on windy mountain curves. Is it an easy drive to the top to see a sunset?
3 March 2017|
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Response from Libby L | Reviewed this property |
No it's not dangerous it really isn't that high but yet it is.
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Gene L
When it opens
7 January 2017|
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Response from chicgal | Reviewed this property |
The park opens at 9 am and closes at 8 pm. However, hours are subject to change and the park may close at dusk. I would suggest you call in advance to ensure the hours have not changed if you plan to visit. This is... More
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