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this is a beautiful place.. the drive is scary, so keep your eyes on the road ! there are places... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wanderer728028
Beautiful Views and Windy Road

This area is just minutes from downtown Tucson. We drove out twice and each time the views were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

We've travelled this road a couple times and I'm always more impressed with the gorgeous view. Narrow, winding, two-lane road, deep canyons, rock formations and Saguaro Cactus beside the road, lining the canyons and mountainside. There are some pull off points along the road to stop and take photos or just to take in the view from the road at different elevations as the road climbs up into the pass. Imagine, if you will, wagon trains as they follow a route through the canyons, or cowboys rounding up stray cattle. This area is straight out of the "Wild West."

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank TexieTucson-Az
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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
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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
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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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