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Address: 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail, Saguaro National Park, AZ
Phone Number: 520-733-5153
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Activities: Hiking, Camping
Description: The eastern section of Saguaro National Park.

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Excellent park to visit during the winter and spring. Breathtaking Saguaros in the park, Great visitor center.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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El Paso, Texas
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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Excellent park to visit during the winter and spring. Breathtaking Saguaros in the park, Great visitor center.

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Gainesville, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My husband and I decided to spend a cool, drizzly, and overcast 4th of July morning in Saguaro National Park East. We had only been to this park once before, probably back in 2007. But it was one of the best memories of that trip, as we came along my first Desert Tortoise. We were hoping for as much luck... More 

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NZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Spent time at the visitors centre and walking around the trail around there. It was really interesting and they have a great collection of cacti.

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Lafayette, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We only visited Suguaro East once during our trip. Everyone advised us to spend the majority of our time at Suguaro West. We found both sides to be incredible, but still I wished that we had spent more time at the east park. The loop drive offered spectacular views and unlike the loop dirve in the west park which is... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I know that most people go to the West side of the park because of the museum, but I think this side has a more authentic natural feel to it. My daughter wanted to see a cactus like you see in cartoons, so that was how we found our way there. It delivered. The road is winding with lots of... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This part of the Saguaro National Park is much better than the west side. There is a visitor center with displays and park rangers for explanation...and restrooms! :) No snacks in the visitor center though and we were hungry after driving through the park. This drive through was 8 miles at a very slow pace. There are pull off areas... More 

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Bad Harzburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We were not in Tucson at the best time of year, but the drive was great at sunset. And we actually saw a bobcat crossing the road, a first for this native Arizonan.

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

the suguaro monument east is so beautiful and peaceful. the 8 mile loop drive is amazing. you can stop many places along the drive and get out and walk or just take pics. many of the trails are marked with the distance of the hike so you can pick just how far you want to hike. if you take the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We were at the Saguaro National park East, (there is also a West). This park is a National Park, easy access. You can just drive through and pull off to sightsee or take pictures, there is a lot of trails for hiking and many people like to bike this park. There is also a nice picnic area. Lots of mountains... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The park offers a beautiful 8-mile one-way drive through a wide variety of cactus, other vegetation. Small animals are viewed as you slowly drive along. The Saguaro are fabulous. Although paved, this is not a road for large vehicles. It is a great ride for cyclists. The park offers a nice visitor center with restrooms, etc. As it takes only... More 

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Address: 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail, Saguaro National Park, AZ
Phone Number: 520-733-5153
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Saguaro National Park

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