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Sabino Canyon

5900 North Sabino Canyon Road, Tucson, AZ 85750
520 749 2861
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Ranked #2 of 178 Attractions in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Canyons, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Located in the Catalina Mountains and part of the Coronado National Forest, this beautiful canyon offers outdoor recreation including hiking,... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Tucson, Arizona
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

You haven't been to Tucson until you have hiked or walked at beautiful Sabino Canyon. Although t he trams are noisy it gives everyone an opportunity to enjoy the canyon

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Victoria
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Hiked a hike at the bottom of the canyon with beautiful views of mountains and cacti. Then hopped the tram to the top and hiked again to have a really refreshing swim in on of the river pools. Lovely. Tram allows you to hop on and off at different stops, which is a great option. $5 parking for the day;... More

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Vancouver, BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Take the tour buses out to the end of the Canyon, and then get off anywhere on the way back for a good walk of whatever distance feels good to you. You'll see lots of birds, hear animal noises, and even smell bears (or maybe cougars). There are lots of people around so you can feel safe on the main... More

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Rhode Island
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful area to spend a few hours or an entire day. I would make multiple visits to this area if I ever lived here..... Its a beautiful canyon offering amazing views and opportunities abound regardless of your age and hiking ability. The visitors center is clean and well maintained as are their bathroom faciities. Staff are very friendly... More

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Greenville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Different culture than the pine trees we're used to seeing!!! ??maybe the roads could have been wider.......

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Brussels, Belgium
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Every visit home finds me back in the area enjoying the early morning walks (can be very hot during the summer) through the area. The trails are well maintained and marked. It is close to most areas of Tucson. It is an excellent experience to enjoy the local physical environment in a safe setting if the local rules are followed.... More

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Nova Scotia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Sabino Canyon is a beautiful desert canyon in the eastern foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains offering a taste of desert wilderness, vegetation and occasionally, animals. I visit Sabino Canyon every time I come to Tucson. This last time, I ran a 5 km loop that included parts of the Esperero and Rattlesnake Trails. The run was easy enough but... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I went to Sabino canyon multiple times with canyon ranch. The trails are beautiful, the views are amazing. If you come to Tucson, this is a must see!

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Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

If you are visiting Tucson for any length of time Sabino is a must. There are some great hikes that can take anywhere from 1-4 hours and for the less adventurous you can walk the main road. Although it is 7 miles round trip you don't have to do the whole thing to see the beauty of the canyon and... More

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miami, florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I love this place to get my Zen on. Excellent walking paths and great animals to encounter. The place rocks! Get there early because so many hikers start before the heat gets crazy. Don't miss this place. It has trails for everyone.

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