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“I had no idea the desert was so lovely” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Red Hills Visitor Center

Red Hills Visitor Center
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Owner description: The western section of Saguaro National Park.
Denver, Colorado
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52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“I had no idea the desert was so lovely”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2012

What a great place. The kids had so much fun taking pictures of the saguaro and other cacti. We learned a lot from the exhibits as well.

Visited March 2012
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Arizona
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76 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Spectacular views and so many saguaros.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2012

We were in the park mid morning, which was good because traffic was increasing as we were leaving. It is one of the most beautiful rides around Tucson. The road is winding and slow in many areas and is popular with cyclists, so be prepared to share the road. There are a number of pullouts, which allow stopping to enjoy the amazing views. There is also a campground in the park. Many trails are available for hiking. If you are near Tucson, don't miss this park!

Visited March 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Park”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2012

So many Saguaro cacti which are lovely to see. Road at the start was a bit bumpy and they need to spend some money on the road. We didn't hike here and the Visitor's Centre was interesting.

Visited March 2012
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Aurora, IL
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86 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Silhouettes at Sunset”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2012

A wonderful way to experience Saguaro National Park West is by going on a Ranger led sunset hike. We hiked from the Sus Picnic Area along a wash and up several steps tp overlook the valley of saguaros. At dusk we returned along the road to the beautiful view of saguaros silhouetted by the sunset. The advantage of a ranger led hike is the history of Indians and how they used the desert. We had a group of seven people and the hike was about three hours long over 2 1/2 miles of trail A perfect evening.

Visited March 2012
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Tucson
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27 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful Drive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2012

My husband and I live 2 miles beyond the park. When we both worked out-of-house, it was such a refreshing treat to drive home.

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