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Saguaro West

Address: 2700 N. Kinney Rd., Saguaro National Park, AZ 85743
Phone Number: +1 520 733 5158 (westside) +1 520 733 5153 (eastside)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Walking, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: The western section of Saguaro National Park.
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Type: National Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Walking, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: The western section of Saguaro National Park.
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Hurricane, Utah
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84 reviews 84 reviews
29 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

My wife and I went to Tucson to see and hike in the SNP from 1/9 to 1/12/15. We visited and enjoyed both sides of the park but found we liked the openness of the west side best. We strongly recommend you visit both sides, they a very different and worth while We'd recommend the Valley View trail (1 mi.... More 

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North East, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Within 15 miles of downtown Tucson, Arizona lies the 91,000 acre Saguaro National Park. this is not only easy to reach, but it is beautiful. You can spend the day looking at the flora (i.e., desert flowers, Cacti, etc.) and/or take part in the numerous demonstrations set-up and carried-out by The National Park Service. Enjoy the day or half day...but... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We arrived in the park in the late afternoon and drove around looking for the perfect spot to take photos of the sunset. So many places to choose from as there is a vista around every corner.

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New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

One of the quieter natural areas of Tucson. We head out there a few times a week near sunset during our annual snow-birding. There are wonderful views of the sunset to be had just off the road through the park and we constantly marvel over the fact that we rarely see any other humans enjoying the colors and calm of... More 

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New Haven
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126 reviews 126 reviews
26 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Just 16 miles from Interstate 10, this park is worth every mile. I like it better than the east side of the park because there are more places to pull of the main road and gaze at one of the world's wonders. The cactus and park are especially beautiful at sunrise and sunset.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Loved the views, scenery, trails, pictographs, visitor center, museum and everything about it. There was no fee for us as senior citizens with a golden age passport.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Visited the Saguaro National Park in December. I highly recommend all lovers of Nature to visit this park. The Saguaros were majestic! Most of the Saguaros in the East part of the park were more than 150 years old! It was delightful! There were lots of trails and vista points to enjoy! The visitor centers were very informative.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

If you love the magic of sweeping views and saguaro, barrel, ocatillo and a myriad of other cacti, this park is for you. Thousands of saguaro cactus, each with a unique personality, standing like sentries on the mountain-side. As well, a lovely Visitor's Center, relaxed and helpful staff, a great little gift shop. The 15 minute orientation film is a... More 

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Richmond
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

A great park where you will see cacti not seen outside the Tucson area. The visitor center was nice, bit skip the 20 minute movie. The gift shop had lots of interesting items and the staff was helpful.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

It's hard to describe the never ending forest of Saguaro Cacti. These giants seem to go on forever. They cover the mountains in the area and on the way up you are continually stopping to gaze at the incredible vistas. It's hard to describe the beauty in this area. Go and see for yourself. Bring a lunch and lots of... More 

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