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Beautiful place to hike

Great place for photos. Bring lots of water and snacks if you hike. The people who were not able to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
eliseb580
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Philadelphia, United States
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Sabino Canyon

I have lived in Tucson since the early 1990’s. I take anyone who visits to Sabino Canyon. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
raybanjan
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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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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.
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5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-0800
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+1 520-749-2861
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went hiking in the morning before it got too hot. The thin air and steep ascend definitely make the hike tiring even for an in-shape person. It's a great view when you get to the top though. The trails are obvious, very worn, but they're...More

Thank abrown102
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for photos. Bring lots of water and snacks if you hike. The people who were not able to hike took a tram up the mountain.

Thank eliseb580
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have lived in Tucson since the early 1990’s. I take anyone who visits to Sabino Canyon. The latest was my best friend from high school. She loved it. It’s beautiful, educational and a good ‘taste’ of Arizona!

Thank raybanjan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on July 22. There was no tram service, which derailed our plans to go high up into the canyon and stop at swimming holes along the way. It was hot (high of 105 that day, and already in the mid-90s when we started...More

Thank PhoenixWildcat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank MatiraSunset
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

1  Thank I3302FFangels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank 589dlr12345
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks 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

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DawnStone
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
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stcgdonohue
March 11, 2018|
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Response from brownsq | Reviewed this property |
It's about 2 1/2 miles each way. We are 60 years old and had no trouble with it. Not a lot of elevation gain. You do have to cross the creek 7 times by walking on rocks. I think an agile 7 or 8 year old would be fine. Feet... More
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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
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