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Sabino Canyon

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Address: Tucson, AZ 85750
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Located in the Catalina Mountains and part of the Coronado National Forest,...

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.

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One of Tucson's Gems

Beautiful mountain canyon with stream a short distance from town. Check out the visitor center first to learn about the canyon and to orient self. Ask about the water levels. The... read more

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful mountain canyon with stream a short distance from town. Check out the visitor center first to learn about the canyon and to orient self. Ask about the water levels. The views are stunning. Get away from the town and into nature. Trails for all fitness levels. This has been one of my favorites for over 60 years

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed a few hours riding the tram up the canyon. We rode right to station 9 then walked up for a better view. Park Rangers coming back down and getting off at station 1 for an easy one mile walk in. Heads up though . . . Parking was tricky as their OVERFLOW parking area won't be available until June.... More 

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Lopez Island, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We planned to hike Bear Canyon to 7 falls, but the river crossings were over 2 feet deep and the ranger turned us back to hike the Espero trail. The views and vistas were fantastic!

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love Sabino Canyon. Tried Phoneline Trail and loved it! Did 7 Falls last year, but too much water there this February. Great place for families to visit. The Sabino Dam is beautiful this year.

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a 'must do' item on the Tucson tour! Lots of variety of choice for easy/hard & short/long hikes. The tram takes you up for a small fee and you can hop on/off as you like. Perfect for stopping for a picnic or picture taking.

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Kennewick
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We rode the tram to the top of the canyon. Unfortunately there was water runoff over the bridges so we couldn't hike down the canyon like we had planned. Also the wind was very high the day we went which made the trip pretty cold. We would have enjoyed the experience more with better weather.

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Leverett, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A heavily used canyon with a paved access road that many people walk. There is a trolly that makes the round trip that you can hop on an off at various points along the way. Nice scenery. On warm days, be sure to (1) go early and (2) bring water. Stay on the road/path in the summer to avoid snakes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The view is majestic and the plants are green. The water is running over the bridges so you might get your feet wet. It a great time to visit.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The canyons were stunning! The tram ride was perfect a way to enjoy the beauty of the canyon if you have minimal time. There are 9 stops on the tram and you can get off and on at any of the stops...be careful when the river is rising, plan on getting wet while crossing the bridges.

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Berwyn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy trip Ride a tram or hike on the paths Added note - parking lot full w waiting line onto road. No guidance from staff we headed to 'remote lot' and hiked back one mile to Visitors Center. Just two of us but not viable w strollers or walking impaired.

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