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Sabino Canyon

5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-0800
+1 520-749-2861
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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.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tram ride” (347 reviews)
“paved road” (137 reviews)
5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-0800
+1 520-749-2861

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Reviewed February 18, 2016

Sabino Canyon never ceases to amaze and astound me. You can't beat this place for great hikes or trail runs.

Thank stephanie194
Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

For me, no trip to Tucson would be complete without a trip to Sabino Canyon. It is a feast for the senses. The sight of grand saguaros on the majestic mountains, the sounds of the running water, and the feel and the smell of the...More

Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful place to visit. This canyon has a paved road running 3.7 miles in with a lot of little side hikes to take if you are interested. We had a great 8ish mile hike the river was flowing and your shoes will get...More

Thank Koedrick
Reviewed February 18, 2016

You need to get. off freeways and enjoy Gods beauty on this travel. It is truly spectacular. The cactus is magnificent.

Thank JEH65
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

We return here each time we come to Tucson, it is not to be missed. There is a photo opp at every turn!

Thank Janie B
Reviewed February 17, 2016

Sabino Canyon is one of the top attractions of Tucson, Arizona. Hundreds of visitors have given it high marks and I do, too. It's just great for scenery, hiking, learning about the natural setting and so on. However, there is one jarring feature: the tram....More

6  Thank DGB41
Reviewed February 17, 2016

My husband and I had no idea what to expect upon arrival to Sabino Canyon and initially opted for the un narrated, $4 hiking path. Thank goodness the woman at the kiosk didn't just sell us the ticket and send us on our marry way--...More

Thank Katie D
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Sabino Canyon is one of my favorite places to take a good long walk in the morning. You have to go early because the Sun makes the canyon pretty hot as the day goes on. I've seen several kinds of animals and birds and just...More

Thank Theresa P
Reviewed February 17, 2016

Sabino Canyon offers a shuttle ride that goes 7 miles up into the canyon that has stops along the way. You can get on and off the shuttle as you want to allow time to stroll around any areas of interest.

Thank Rose S
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

A great outdoor educational day. Take the tram up the canyon and learn about the beauty around you. Then walk out the 3.2 mile trail. Or jump back on the tram. When the creek is running it does go over the many bridges, so if...More

Thank Lbjcartier
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April 15, 2017|
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Response from JoKiddo | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are wonderful picnic areas in Sabino Canyon that have tables and grills. They are often nestled into the terrain and offer privacy. Good grill. Good table. Nearby trash collection, etc. No booze though. ~ I like... More
March 16, 2017|
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Response from Katherine F | Reviewed this property |
They start in April. I bet you could call them and ask
March 13, 2017|
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Response from morgaine49 | Reviewed this property |
comfortable hiking clothes I would dress in layers