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Address: 5900 North Sabino Canyon Road, 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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Don't miss the tram

It was chilly so we decided to take the tram, it was a nice ride in the canyon with a narrative guide. We got off and walked a bit before getting back on. The sites are well worth... read more

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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was chilly so we decided to take the tram, it was a nice ride in the canyon with a narrative guide. We got off and walked a bit before getting back on. The sites are well worth the visit.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Sabino Canyon following a night of wind and rain was beautiful! The air was so crisp and clear. The mountains looked so incredible - regal in fact after their "bath". Went from about 48 degrees at sun up w approx. 11 mph winds - brisk walking kept me warm as the sun was coming up and bright. (Had a... More 

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Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

In spite of the shortened route due to recent flooding, we had a lovely afternoon at Sabin. Took the shuttle to the second stop (furthest open) and walked back to the visitors center via the damm. Beautiful dessert. Would love to return to visit the whole canyon.

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was cold and windy today but that didn't stop us from visiting this spectacular place. This was our first time visiting and plan to come back in the spring and summer. Our 9 and 4 year old loved the tram ride.

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West New York, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a great place to hike. There are different hikes for all activity levels and plenty of places to refill your water bottles but, I would still bring extra water since it is usually very hot in Tucson. They have a nice gift shop and plenty of bathrooms and parking is plentiful too. There are usually a lot of people... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was cold and misty so we took the shuttle. $10/person. Had a Senior Park Pass so no entry or parking fee. Well worth the money we spent. Entire shuttle ride was about 50 minutes round trip. So beautiful. Didn't see any wildlife but that's the chance you take. Highly recommend this. A lot of people hiked up and took... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is something for everyone here. Start at the visitor's centre for detailed and helpful information from the staff. The variety of hikes is significant. The vistas are incredible. The desert vegetation is beautiful. The opportunities to take great photos are significant. If you are outdoors oriented, this is a must see and do.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I hate to jump on the bandwagon of all the excellent reviews but it's ALL TRUE!!! We hiked here today for the first time & wished we hadn't spent so much time hiking in Saguaro National Park - Sabino is so much better!! Tram ride up to the top was beautiful & exciting to go over the bridges with the... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When you find yourself in Tucson, AZ a MUST SEE attraction is the Sabino Canyon State Park. Talk about a fascinating and enthralling place for hikers of all ages and skill. For us 'oldies', we elected to take the guided tram ride the 4 mile trip to the top of the canyon with all intentions of walking/hiking back (we did,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a great and beautiful area with so much to do. Taking the tram can be fun and informative or just doing the trails yourself is a great time. The better the weather the better the time you will have. Friendly rangers and staff. Never had an issue here but it might not be for very young kids that don't... More 

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