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Ranked #1 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Canyons; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Located in the Catalina Mountains and part of the Coronado National Forest, this beautiful canyon offers outdoor recreation... 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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Ranked #2 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Canyons
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Ranked #3 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Parks
Owner description: Cultivate your appreciation for the Sonoran Desert’s natural beauty and the impression it makes on everyone who explores our... more » Owner description: Cultivate your appreciation for the Sonoran Desert’s natural beauty and the impression it makes on everyone who explores our “Desert Corner”. Here, the seasons inspire wondrous events both in nature and culturally; Tohono Chul celebrates every opening, whether for an internationally known artist or an exquisite cactus flower. Wander the natural desert gardens—escape the noise of everyday. Engage in our sincere passion to evolve “The Desert Corner” as an integral crossroads of nature, art and culture. « less
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Ranked #4 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: State Parks

Catalina State Park has something for: 1.  The kids (they love it when the water is running) 2.  Birders 3.  Equestrians 4.  Pic-nickers 5.  Serious Rock-climbers 6.  Hikers of... more »

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Ranked #5 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Parks; Forests
A 20,000-acre desert natural preserve that accommodates many outdoor activities.
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Ranked #6 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Gardens
Owner description: Named by Reader’s Digest as the Best Secret Garden in America, Tucson Botanical Gardens is an “Oasis in the Heart of Tucson.... more » Owner description: Named by Reader’s Digest as the Best Secret Garden in America, Tucson Botanical Gardens is an “Oasis in the Heart of Tucson. Featuring seventeen residentially-scaled specialty gardens, including a Barrio Garden, Zen Garden and a Cactus & Succulent Garden landscaped with unusual rocks from the Harrison Yocum collection. Tropical Butterflies from around the world are featured in the Cox Butterfly & Orchid Pavilion October-April. Experience an outdoor Garden Railway, botanically-inspired gift shops, year-round tours, art exhibits and lunch at Café Botánica. Closed Thanksgiving, the second Sunday in October,Dec. 24 & 25, Jan. 1, July 4. « less
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Ranked #7 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Parks
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Ranked #8 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Canyons
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Ranked #9 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Lookouts; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Mountains; Historic Sites
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Ranked #10 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Biking Trails
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Ranked #11 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Parks; Playgrounds
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Ranked #12 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
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Ranked #13 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Biking Trails; Parks; Hiking Trails
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Ranked #14 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Deserts
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Ranked #15 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Parks; Historic Sites
Historic site established in 1775 by Colonel Hugo O'Connor of the Spanish Army.
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Ranked #16 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Geologic Formations
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Ranked #17 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #18 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
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Ranked #19 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Parks; Playgrounds
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Ranked #20 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Golf Courses
Tom Fazio-designed 18-hole golf course is spectacular as it winds its way through the scenic Esperero Canyon.
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Ranked #21 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
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Ranked #22 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Gardens
sculptures depicting biblical scenes in city park along west bank of Santa Cruz River
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Ranked #23 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Spring Training facility for the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Chicago White Sox.
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Ranked #24 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Category: Parks; Playgrounds

Himmel Park is a great place to go with kids. It has an outdoor swimming pool and two very friendly children's play areas. Especially recommended for under 5s. Older kids might... more »

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Ranked #25 of 29 Outdoors in Tucson
Owner description: Opened January 2013. A formal Japanese Garden with very nice Koi Pond. The specimen plants are new and still need development... more » Owner description: Opened January 2013. A formal Japanese Garden with very nice Koi Pond. The specimen plants are new and still need development but the garden is a nice addition to Tucson. Yume is a half block away from the Tucson Botanical Garden. « less
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Category: Biking Trails
A challenging mountain bike route in Arizona's Chiricahua Mountains.
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Category: Mountains
Located in the Tucson Mountains, this scenic peak reaches a height of 4,288 feet.
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Category: Sports Complexes
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