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Address: Gates Pass Road, Tucson, AZ 85743

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Great Spot

Great hiking the pass and many trails around the area, see the Tucson Lights through the pass at night. Watch the sunset over the mountains. A must for visitors and locals.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Great hiking the pass and many trails around the area, see the Tucson Lights through the pass at night. Watch the sunset over the mountains. A must for visitors and locals.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Nice little mountain drive up to the pass, and it's a great place to watch the sunset. Park on the parking lot at the saddle and take one of the trails West to the little rock perch (maybe 1/4 mile out). You won't be disappointed.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The drive is worth it and a must do when visiting Tucson. You would never know the elevation gain when approaching from the east side and the scenery surrounding in the Tucson Mountain Park is fantastic.

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I drive out Gates Pass at least once every couple weeks. It is absolutely beautiful with great hiking spots. Closest place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy some peace and quiet in nature.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Many trails around and the views are the best take plenty of water and cover up the sun in the summer can be harsh

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Nappanee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I was drained after a morning visit to Old Tucson and stayed in / near the car much of the time. My husband climbed to the lookout and went beyond on the trails to three more mountains. He was out and about for about an hour or so. The glass shards all over the pavilion floor and walls made it... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

It's sad that such beautiful scenery is ruined by the hands of humans! Trash everwhere, broken glass, graffiti on bricks & informational signs destroyed. If you can look past the litter, it really is beautiful!

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Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

one of the best locations to watch the sunset and just 20 minutes from downtown Tucson west on Speedway Blvd.

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Hartland, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Not far outside the city, but you're definitely in the desert. Park at one of the many pull-offs and take a short hike for even better views. Remember your hat and some water !

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Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is THE place to be at sunset -- wine and cheese allowed. Its worth the trip and limited parking to be at Gate's Pass at Sunset. No food, drink, etc for sale -- it's a bring your own sweetheart, food, music, pet place.. PLEASE DRIVE CAREFULLY< especially when entering or exiting>

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Address: Address: Gates Pass Road, Tucson, AZ 85743
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson

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