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Review of Gates Pass

Gates Pass
Ranked #9 of 271 things to do in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

On this visit as we drove thru Gates Pass we experienced a huge lightening show!
Amazing!
Great drive and views!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mcmomny
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Gates Pass is a lovely and practical drive if you're out and about in the Saguaro National Park~ the connection to Ina road is a practical pick up that skips the worst of the highway while being 1000% prettier.
Gorgeous cacti and easy driving~

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank OpalKnots
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Another of Tucson's beautiful scenic roads. A drive up, around, and down Gates Pass Road can be a little white knuckle for the weaker explorer but well worth the short diversion.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank fadedbluejeans
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We loved it, even went back to back nights to see the sunset (2nd night to see the storm). They need to do something thought about the ignorant people leaving garbage on the ground and even a used condom. Absolutely ruins an incredible creation.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank debonair22
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Loved the silence of the desert. It was very soothing, wind blowing, gorgeous sunset view. Brought our visitors from Chicago to see it and they were impressed.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tamtrag
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