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Beautiful vista over Tucson

You easily drive up there and admire the vista from the car park to the south and west. But to be... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
Jan R
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Tampere, Finland
Hike adventure

We wanted to see the big letter A painted white on the side of the mountain for the University of... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2018
Carol A
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Waterford, Wisconsin
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All reviews broken glass great views of tucson parking lot close to downtown steep drop short drive great viewpoint surrounding mountains easy drive greater tucson afraid of heights breathtaking views hiking trail photo ops enjoy the scenery bring your camera well worth the trip
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View was great! Watch out for all the broken glass that is everywhere. The day we were there the crowd was kind of rough.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brad H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such beautiful views of Tucson from atop this mountain. Inhale deeply to revive your soul so as to clear your mind and and heart. Breathtakingly beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nelin N N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"A" Mountain, named after THE University of Arizona, is an awesome take when you consider all it takes is a little nerve and gas money. Very reachable from any part of the city, the 15 minute approach to the summit is more fun than your...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jteetigers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Because Tuscon is in a bowl, flat land surrounded by somewhat towering mountains all around, the Sunsets are a wonder to behold. Just per chance, we drove up the winding hill to see if we could experience a sunset up high. This was an amazing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roger R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The drive up and down the mountain is a one way road with a steep drop on your right side. The parking area opposite from the "A" does not hold many cars, so I picked a time after lunch, when there were only a few...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Britt B
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Went to "A" Mountain(named for University of AZ). Spectacular 360 degree views of Tucson. As you drive up, you park just below the painted "A" and view most of Tucson or you can go to the parking lots and walk 2/10 of mile to "A"...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TucsonTraveller2
Reviewed June 21, 2018

You easily drive up there and admire the vista from the car park to the south and west. But to be able to see the beautiful vista over all of the city it's advisable to climb up to the peak. The peak is not stroller...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Jan R
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

A Mountain is sort of a hallmark of Tucson. The A gets painted a few times a year for different events. It’s on the side of Sentinel Peak. You can drive up the hill and stop and look at the big A. Some like to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jojoaz83
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to see the big letter A painted white on the side of the mountain for the University of Arizona sports teams. The hiking to the letter A is rocky and narrow. It was fun but it would have been easier if we had...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Carol A
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Very easy to get to with accessible paths once you arrive. The views are amazing and the historical markers give you a great overview of the history of the area. An underground river, who knew? Wear appropriate footwear if you plan to hike up the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Carol C
February 22, 2018|
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Response from cwc9201 | Reviewed this property |
From Oklahoma? A long way. From the base of the mountain? a mile or 2 from the base.
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Chettie D
January 14, 2018|
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Response from cwc9201 | Reviewed this property |
Tumamoc hill is the hill next to "A" mountain and is one that is for pedestrians only. Since I cannot include a link, a search of Tumamoc hill in Tucson will get you instrctions on how to get to the entrance. You might... More
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Lupita F
July 23, 2017|
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Response from tavysandin | Reviewed this property |
8 to 8...Sun 8 to 6
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