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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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Bliss in January

Visited this park briefly in January of 2013 and fell in love. We had only a few hours and were thrilled to have the opportunity to visit again this year. As Buffalonians, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2014
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Buffalo, NY
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Visited this park briefly in January of 2013 and fell in love. We had only a few hours and were thrilled to have the opportunity to visit again this year. As Buffalonians, the weather alone would keep us pretty happy, but the views and the unique desert plants and animals here are spectacular as well. The driving loop as well... More 

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Ramona, Ca
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Wow! I have been to Saguaro National Park at least three times previously. Fond memories for sure. Followed the signs off of I-10 and ended up in Saguaro East. Didn't have time for this visit at all, as it was afternoon and still had a 5.5 hour drive. But, needed to get out of the car. This, it turns out,... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

A wonderful place to hike. I hiked the Kings Canyon Trail, about 3.5 miles -- a lot of up but well worth it. The view from Mt. Wasson is stunning. Beware that some of the trails are very tough on the feet because the trail bed is loose stone and eventually they wear down the soles of your feet. A... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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155 reviews 155 reviews
54 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We made a short visit to Saguaro Park West. The visitor center is very nice and has a good space for viewing the hill of cacti. We were there at the time the sun was setting. The colors were great and made an interesting area look brilliant!

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Gilbert, Arizona
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212 reviews 212 reviews
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

Had never been to the desert before I wanted to make sure this place was on my list. I wasn't disappointed! The amount of Saguaro cacti there is simply amazing. The Red Rocks visitor center is very modern and has a very helpful staff. If you look out behind the visitor center, the amount of cacti is stunning. I believe... More 

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Sutton, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This park is beautiful, but also has some great hikes. The ranger staff is also very knowlegible and helpful.

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Boulder, CO
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106 reviews 106 reviews
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Been here before, loved coming back. If you can, be here close to the sunset. The place looks magical… The petroglyphs are modest, but the views are amazing, so much wildlife, easy to spot. The place lets you disappear in the wilderness and have it to yourself. Could not recommend it more!

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

This side offers the most cacti for viewing. It is also very close to other attractions in the area, but you will have a hard time seeing them in one day. If you only have time to see one side, this is the side to see

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Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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70 reviews 70 reviews
22 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Just northwest of Tucson, Arizona is a jewel of a national park. Uncrowded, incredible views of the Sonoran desert. Volunteers and rangers were helpful and entertaining. Lots of interesting information on the fascinating Saguaro cactus. Roadway into visitor's center is amazingly close to these giants. Highly recommend a non-summer visit unless you are well prepared with water even in vehicles.... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Be sure to stop in the visitor center and see the video. We watched the tribal perspective on the area and it was beautifully done. The drive through the park is amazing. The inside loop off paved roads needs to be taken carefully - but well worth the time. Lots of turnouts to stop and view, and hiking trails if... More 

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