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Rincon Mountain Visitor Center

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Address: 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail, Saguaro National Park, AZ 85730
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+1 520 733 5153
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The eastern section of Saguaro National Park.

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nice visiter center alway accomadating

this east side of the national park is up in elevation so you see more green..they have many nice hikes which we decided to try.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Lansing, Michigan
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Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

this east side of the national park is up in elevation so you see more green..they have many nice hikes which we decided to try.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Saguaro National Park is a great loop to drive through especially about 5:00pm...a nice , scenic drive with lots of cacti!!

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came to se Saguaro cactus and we were not disappointed. This is a great park and the visitor center was very informative.

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new mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are fortunate that previous generations saw the beauty of this Sonoran desert gem and had the foresight to preserve it before civilization encroached. The majestic saguaro cacti are the main focus but the vast variety of vegetation and wildlife should not be overlooked. The paved, 8 mile road provides a good introduction but it's not until you get out... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love to hike but not to exhaustion! Even though this is the less traveled park entrance, it is very beautiful and hiking is peaceful & serene. Make sure to stop at the visitor center where the ranger will give you a trail map for easy hikes. We did the Mica View Picnic Area Loop, the Loma Verde Loop and... More 

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Beavercreek, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been waiting for our visit to Saguaro NP for a long time and it didn't disappoint. The saguaros are so different than anything I have ever seen before and each one is different, just like people and personalities. We hiked around the park and took lots of pictures. I think we spent three hours total in the park.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guided walk on New Years Eve with Vanessa was great! She was very informative and engaging on our guided walk that morning. She clearly loves what she does, and even kept us engaged during a brief shower at the end of our walk. Excellent!

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small but informative visitor center with excellent gift shop (lots of prickly pear cactus related items, good shirts and ball caps, field guides, etc). The one ranger was very helpful showing us trails on maps that would be good for us to consider, since my husband had difficulty with a foot injury and we couldn't consider difficult trails. An orientation... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited at sunset, after the park entrance and Visitor Center were closed. It was spectacular to see the scenery at this time of day; there were so many beautiful cacti that could be viewed from the road leading up to the entrance. The next morning we returned when the park was open -- the drive through at this time... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took our kids here to learn about the Sonoran desert. Growing up here, this is a place I wanted to show them. Staff was friendly, daughter completed her Junior Ranger book, and answered our questions.

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