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Agua Caliente Park

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Address: 12325 E Roger Rd, Tucson, AZ 85749-9054
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Lovely Oaisis

Towering palms; historic buildings; grassy expanses; and a big pond. All contribute to the 101-acre Agua Caliente Park, a not-so-well-known oasis on the northeast side of town. My... read more

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Tucson, Arizona

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Towering palms; historic buildings; grassy expanses; and a big pond. All contribute to the 101-acre Agua Caliente Park, a not-so-well-known oasis on the northeast side of town. My most recent visit here occurred with a friend on a Saturday morning before 8 a.m. The big parking lot held only two other vehicles at that time of day, but the number... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice Pima County park on the far northeast side of Tucson, at the base of the mountains. There is a picturesque pond and wetland on the property, which used to be a ranch. Work is currently being done to restore two more ponds that are used as storm water management. At 100 acres it's not a huge... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This great park shows up in the most unexpected area. It's in a very desolate desert setting surrounded primarily by residential homes. The park is tucked away securely, and as I understand it even a hidden gem to many locals. It is a quiet and pristine setting with groves of mature palm trees, natural streams with wildlife, and well-maintained paths... More 

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Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take your time and enjoy the house and grounds. You can take a picnic and eat by the lake, then work off your calories wandering around the property.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park has a history of being a ranch, resort, and other uses. The ponds are fed by hot springs. There are plenty of native palms and mesquite trees for shape. It is a unique oasis in the high desert, near the base of the mountains. There are a number of asphalt and prepared trails to stroll. The numerous picnic... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

This park is one of our favorites in Tucson. Even when we lived here, few knew about it. There used to be four ponds fed by a spring but only one has been completely full over the past several years. It appears that some landscaping is in progress near one of the empty ponds. This park is part of Pima... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Fun place for barbecue, kids can play with their bikes. Lots of area to play football and soccer. Great walking paths and it has a lake.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

More remote and less crowded than Sabino canyon but with views and trails that are just as good. A great way to spend time outdoors, get some exercise and see the amazing Tucson desert.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016

As a nature lover and Southwest History buff, I have been researching, visiting, and photographing this park on and off for decades now and just love it. In the late 19th Century, it was a heath spa because it has natural hot springs that feed the local ponds and attract lots of beautiful local and migratory birds. In addition, it... More 

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Lompoc, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

this place is very popular for photographs because of the stunning palms as well as the little lake full of ducks and turtles. But also a great place for a picnic or a little get away from the hustle and bustle from everyday life.

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