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Sabino Canyon, Tucson

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#1 of 21 in Parks in Tucson
Scenic Sabino Canyon is a popular recreation area for both locals and visitors, providing a place to hike, picnic, and spot wildlife. Begin at the visitor center, where you can learn about the canyon’s plant and animal life, pick up maps, and ask staff questions. Sabino Canyon Tours offers narrated and non-narrated tram trips through the area. Enjoy a relaxing ride or get off at one of the several stops to set off on a hiking path. The Seven Falls hike is a fairly easy and popular walk, leading to refreshing waterfalls where you can cool off. Bring a large bottle of water with you. Before you visit Tucson, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • So many hiking trails for various levels, something for everyone and if you don't want to hike at all you can ride the shuttle up & back on Sabino Canyon for $10 cash only. We took the shuttle up and ...  more »
  • This canyon is a delightful day trip bring plenty of water and plan accordingly because it can get hot. take time to enjoy the beauty of this natural canyon ..bring a picnic but respect the land.  more »
  • We loved Sabino Canyon so much that we wanted to buy a home and settle in! I loved the desert.... so different from home in Ontario ! the cactus, wow!! they vary so much! Loved how people plan gardens...  more »
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  • A top destination for Tucson. Close to town and amazing scenery! Tons of places to explore if you are ready for the walk/hike. Or you can jump on a tram for a guided tour. Mornings and afternoons make for perfect pictures. Fall offer a rare Tucson site with leaves changing color. Great for all ages.
  • This is an amazing place! There is much to learn about nature in here, and great facilities for all abilities. One main paved road with a tram for riders. Several off- road trails for walkers/hikers. Bikers have to ride early, before trams start running. If you love the desert, this is a wonderful way to experience its beauties right here in the city of Tucson.
  • Really easy trails for all levels, I highly recommend. Watch kids and pets as mountain lions live in the area! Also make sure your kids are wearable or enjoy hiking else you carry them both. "Off road" strollers would work here but your standard baby transporter will get hung up on the terrain.
  • Just gorgeous, saw wildlife in ponds, off the trail and in the trees. Found lichen on rocks (in 4 different varieties!!!) And cool plants and critters. Did a 5 mile loop with my mom! Can I say best Christmas vacation ever?
  • Fantastic place to get outdoors. Lots of great hikes to choose from. Lots of parking. The visitors center has a gift shop and some other nice features. I like to go hiking here regularly. I definitely recommend this place.

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