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Sabino Canyon

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Address: 5900 North Sabino Canyon Road, Tucson, AZ 85750
Phone Number: 520 749 2861
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Located in the Catalina Mountains and part of the Coronado National...
Located in the Catalina Mountains and part of the Coronado National Forest, this beautiful canyon offers outdoor recreation including hiking, swimming, biking and picnicking. For an overview of the area, take the narrated shuttle bus tour.
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Go early if you can - the temp rose quickly

We parked free with our Senior Nat'l Park Pass. The tram (worth it) was $8 for all adults. We rode up to the turn-around, then quickly decided to ride back to stop #3, which is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Marianna, Florida
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116 reviews 116 reviews
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We parked free with our Senior Nat'l Park Pass. The tram (worth it) was $8 for all adults. We rode up to the turn-around, then quickly decided to ride back to stop #3, which is about 1/2 way down - about 1.8 miles. The walk is mainly on hard asphalt so be sure you have very good walking shoes. We... More 

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Destin, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

One of my favorite things to do in Tucson! Go early in the summer so you can take advantage of the trails before it gets too hot! Bring lots of water!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We'd been to Sabino before and took the shuttle. Well worthwhile to see all they have to offer. This time we hiked from the visitor center so we could get off the road and enjoy more of the flora and views. Enjoyed the short informative film and maps in the visitor center. Nice clean bathrooms.

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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful ride on the tram. Very inexpensive for such an awesome ride. Lot's of places to stop and enjoy the beauty. Bring water if you plan on getting off for a look around. Well worth the time.

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Oregon
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This is absolutely beautiful. We went with some older people and basically just took the tram ride up, got out and walked around and then came down, but it was totally worth it.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous, conveniently located. Must see for every visitor and resident. Tips... If you plan on visiting more than once, pay for a yearly parking pass OR you'll spend $5 each time you visit for parking. Love taking the tram for $8 round trip per person or one way and walk back down. If you're not a resident, PLEASE make sure... More 

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Marion, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

You can take the tram up and walk down, or stay on the tram. We went 2 times. Very good nature trail with awesome scenery. Walking thru canyon, near large rocks, I saw a rattlesnake a sleep It didn't care I was there, I didn't stay by it long. Little run off ponds great to soak feet.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

GO TO THIS. I go every time I visit it's absolutely beautiful and there is hiking for all levels including a tram if you can't walk.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Hiked both the phone line and Blackett Ridge trails. Had lots of fun, got a great workout and saw lots of desert vegetation and animals.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is like a long, skinny oasis in the desert. You can ride a tram that will take you up into the canyon, following a 4-mile long road that wanders back and forth across beautiful Sabino Creek. You can hop off at any of a number of stops along the way and catch another tram when you're ready to continue.... More 

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