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“Great walk...also hiking...and also tram if you can't walk!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sabino Canyon

Sabino Canyon
5900 North Sabino Canyon Road, Tucson, AZ 85750
520 749 2861
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Ranked #2 of 178 attractions in Tucson
Type: Canyons, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Activities: Hiking
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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.
Tucson, Arizona
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“Great walk...also hiking...and also tram if you can't walk!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Take a picnic lunch or just do like the locals do and walk up and back...8 miles...pretty flat..some people push strollers..some ride bikes, walk..run..which ever you prefer...beautiful landscape...water available..

Visited April 2013
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“Oasis in the desert”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Fun, relaxing and interesting way to spend part of your day in Tucson. Be sure to ride the tram - for a nominal fee - well worth it and very informative narrative. Good trails to hike on if you are so inclined, or just wander down the road til you get tired and hop back on the tram to ride back to the visitor center. Very popular place for walkers & hikers - beautiful scenery around every bend in the road. I love how the creek splashes over the road so the tram has to drive through it. Highly recommend stopping by for a visit.

Visited March 2013
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“Sabino Canyon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

This national park is a true gem in Tucson. There are so many amazing hiking trails, some that lead to beautiful views of the entire city. There are paved trails, rigorous trails and trails that lead to amazing waterfalls. There is also a tram tour for those who want to ride through parts of Sabino Canyon and learn about the different riparian areas. A great work out is Blackett's Trail which is a climbing hike uphill the entire way with a beautiful view at the top....you may even see a mule deer or two on your hike.

Visited June 2013
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“Get away from the heat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

There was water to get away from the heat. The kids loved it. They got to splash and play in it. It was clean and lots to see! The hike was easy but you do need lots of water and sunscreen. We didn't want to leave, if only we had packed a lunch.

Visited July 2013
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Great hikes for everyone. Wonderful place to bring visitors to ride the tram. The visitors center is excellent and the staff is friendly and helpful. Highly recommend.

Visited February 2013
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