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Gates Pass road winds its way through the Tucson Mountains leading you from downtown Tucson to the Saguaro forests of Saguaro National Park west and the Desert Museum and Old Tucson. But the best time to visit is at sunset. There is a parking area...More
Sadly we were unable to get here to watch the sunset. However, we took the time to make the drive anyway. So glad we did. The drive is beautiful, we stopped at the parking areas, got out and took pictures. Watched a thunderstorm come into...More
The scenic road is beautiful. After visiting the Red Hills Visitor Center, we drove on the Gates Pass. The road is hilly. There are many good stops on the road. The mountains are beautiful with Saguaro. We spent about 30 minutes on Gates Pass Road.
Gates Pass is one of those places you don't want to miss. Leave downtown on Speedway and follow the signs west. A few places to stop along the way. Once you go over the pass, which is an amazing sight, you will be on your...More
I’ve ridden over gates pass dozens of times on my bicycle. From east to west and, the more challenging, west to east. The views of the city of Tucson are amazing, as are the views of the desert. However, if you are a cyclist it...More
But for a driving tourist like me, this Tucson scenic route is a must. Yes, it's crowded around sunset. It was an okay outing for us because we were on our way back, passing through for the sights, snapping a few pics through the car...More