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Sabino Canyon

5900 North Sabino Canyon Road, Tucson, AZ 85750
520 749 2861
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Ranked #2 of 177 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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Port Sanilac, Michigan, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

On this trip we visited many canyons so perhaps my average rating was based upon comparisons to some of the others we visited. It was worth seeing. It appears that families and groups go into the canyon and spend several hours enjoying the view and the water that runs through it.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Such an amazing fall 2014 in Sabino Canyon. After great September rains, the creek is flowing. We were at stop 8 and enjoyed hours of fun in the sun with the kids swimming and my wife and I soaking it all in. Breath-taking views and nothing more relaxing than laying in the sun, listening to the sound of the rushing... More

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Baughurst, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

This beautiful Canyon has been made truly accessible for all ages, without spoiling it's grandeur or natural landscape. The tram system does not overly encroach on the experience and allows you to go as far as you feel and walk as much or as little as you want. There are plenty of trails, of varying level, to enable you to... More

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arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Round trip only 45 mins and $8.00. We were in a hurry so were unable to get off at the offered 9 stops, but you can hop on and off and walk around, theres a few water spots, man on the mountain, would of enjoyed a day, but still enjoyed just our ride thru. Would do again:)

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Take the shuttle to the top of the canyon and stroll down. Some very pretty picnic spots next to the canyon streams. Peaceful and picturesque.

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Jericho, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Take a hike along the trail where the trolley travels for a 7.5 mile hike. There are bathrooms along the way but be sure to bring plenty of water. If use are terrific and if you wish to get away from Wi-Fi for a while this is the place to be.

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This is a beautiful hike into the canyon, with the final reward being the awesome view of the waterfalls, which were flowing fully due to the recent monsoon season. This trail crosses the stream seven times, so you must be wearing proper hiking shoes to maintain a good grip on slippery rocks (in places where the water is deeper, your... More

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

It was wonderful to enjoy the beauty of nature in its natural form. The streams were running and you enjoyed a gentle breesze as you approached the top of the mountain. We saw people walking down as the shuttle reached the top. I look forward to the walk, the next time we go, but you must be dressed properly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Sabino is one of my favorite places to visit in Tucson. Not to be missed if you are in the area. It truly captures the beauty of the sonoran desert and surrounding mountains.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great place to hike, with all levels available. An easy fun hike is to ride the tram to the end of the road (about 4 miles) and walk back. From desert to stream beds, with large trees this is a great introduction to a Tucson gem. Blackett's ridge is a popular and tough hike. I like the canyon in the... More

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