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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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Activities: Walking, Viewing wildlife
Description: The western section of Saguaro National Park.

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Enjoyed being up close to saguaro cacti. Walked a 1/2 mile loop. Went early, so visitor center not open. Nice 7 mile meander through cacti and desert in general. Spiritual... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Enjoyed being up close to saguaro cacti. Walked a 1/2 mile loop. Went early, so visitor center not open. Nice 7 mile meander through cacti and desert in general. Spiritual, standing next to these gentle giants! Would definitely go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We walked, we took pictures, we drove around, and we had fun. Food and water is limited. Bring your own. Wear comfortable shoes. The trees are the real attraction. We stopped in the visitor center then enjoyed several short hikes. A great place to visit while in Tucson.

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Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We spent several days hiking at Saguaro West. Great visitors center with a nice store and clean rest rooms. We came at a perfect time. Nice weather and lots of cacti in bloom. We hiked several trails including Hugh Norris, Wild Dog and Kings Canyon. Magnificent desert hikes. Hugh Norris is a long trek to Wasson's Peak and offered amazing... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Obviously, I didn't hit Saguaro at the perfect time... it is now June & during the day, the temperature rarely dropped below 100. At the peak of the day (when I was hiking), it was between 102-108... so hydration is a must. Beyond the scorching heat, everything was amazing. That is about as pristine a desert as you will find... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We drove the through the self guided area of the park. Beautiful scenery! We were pretty much alone on this trail. Took some great pictures!

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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Driving through the cactus is awesome. You get a sense of being really close to nature. Many places to take photos of the desert and the Saguaros.

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Apache Junction, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

we have visited many, many times and one discovers always something new and different. The Visitors Center is excellent, the movies they show are worth waiting for. There gift shop is very good and the selection is very good also. Travel north after leaving the Visitors Center and take the Sunset Trail road. It is narrow and somewhat rough but... More 

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Bohemia, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We were disappointed that we could not drive through in our small 22 foot RV. There was some hiking but it was very hot. Did not seem to be as many Saguaro as in the East district

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Lorain, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Do the eight mile drive through the West section of Saguaro National Park in Tucson to see a large variety of cacti. Southern Arizona is one of the few places that saguaro grow and flower. The drive is slow but easy with fantastic views. A visitor center has a large selection or items for purchase. Allow time for many stops... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

A very nice and well maintained National Park, $10 fee per car... plenty of Saguaro and other cactus and desert vegetation, also very hot, best to go early in the morning or on cooler days. Short loop drive but easy trails take you to nice views: Valley View Trail is 15 minutes one way, and the Signal Hill is shorter... More 

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Additional Information about Saguaro West

Address: 2700 N. Kinney Rd., Saguaro National Park, AZ 85743
Phone Number: +1 520 733 5158 (westside) +1 520 733 5153 (eastside)
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Saguaro National Park

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