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One of the top locations to see the full natural beauty of Tucson

Residents and out of town visitors alike enjoy Sabine Canyon as a favorite place to visit for... read more

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Beautiful Canyon

Took my 1st hike in this park. It has many trails with varying degrees of difficulties. Though the... read more

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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.
5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-0800
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Reviewed today

Residents and out of town visitors alike enjoy Sabine Canyon as a favorite place to visit for hiking, relaxing, enjoying beautiful desert scenery, and spending quality time with family and friends. I have hiked many of the trails in this park (including Blacketts) and have...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

Took my 1st hike in this park. It has many trails with varying degrees of difficulties. Though the shuttle service is not in service, still nice to get around walking. Vistors center is nice and staff very helpful. As they say, start early depending on...More

Thank I3302FFangels
Reviewed today

Sabino Canyon is very beautiful. The tram goes to the top and you’re able to get off at any one of several stops to view the scenery and hike. Driver highlight special points of interest during the tram ride. Great place to visit.

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Reviewed today

A friend in her 80s and I (in my 70s) visited for an afternoon. Both of us have knee problems and couldn't do any hiking. We visited the gift shop and spent an hour relaxing outside it watching the birds, squirrels, and a cuatlmundi -...More

Thank george h
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Me and 2 other friends from out of town thought we’d go watch the sunrise and then hike up to Seven Falls...beautiful but brutal. Take at least a gallon of water per person! Some protein...beef jerky, nuts, etc. make sure to leave early in the...More

Thank Noelle M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is not The Valley .... This is a Mountain area ... One of many in and around Tucson. This is an extremely popular attraction, and well worth the trip. Very close to the northwestern side of the city. Locals go here as much as...More

1  Thank Connie C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Sabino Canyon is a tucson classic nature filled experience. The tram is under change of vendor operating . It was cash on rides & tours. Parking free with senior golden pass. Make sure to hydrate & wear sun hats protection and aware of wildlife .

Thank john-k
Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth going to- the views were amazing. Pictures do not do the place justice. If you go early enough you may be able to see little animals running around.

Thank Lydia B
Reviewed 6 days ago

I spent my childhood in Tucson, and Sabino Canyon was a favorite weekend destination for our family. We moved away years ago - but I try to return at least once a year (twice if I can!) to hike the canyons. When I was a...More

Thank chandalowe
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've visited Tucson many times, but this was my first time to experience Sabino Canyon. The surroundings are profoundly beautiful with many enjoyable hiking trails and a helpful visitor center where you can get maps detailing the length and level of difficulty of each trail....More

Thank Raphael W
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June 26, 2018|
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Response from Bari R | Reviewed this property |
Sabino Canyon is about a 20 minute drive from Saguaro National a monument East. October is a beautiful time to visit. Mount alemmon is about an hours drive from Tucson, if you want to go to the top, which you should... More
March 11, 2018|
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Response from azbuceadora | Reviewed this property |
Carla, you may have the two shuttles mixed up. The Sabino Canyon shuttle goes "to the top" (of the canyon), and, as mentioned below, has numerous stops (nine, not eight). The Bear Canyon shuttle makes just three stops, and... More
Amy V
March 8, 2018|
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Response from M F J | Reviewed this property |
During the months of April, May, June, September, October and November, Sabino Canyon Tours offers evening rides three nights per month. For more information or to make your reservations, please call (520) 749-2327