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Trail Dust Town, Tucson

In the early 1950s, Tucson was a sleepy desert community of approximately 45,000 people.

Around this time, this conglomeration of buildings developed into a western-themed commercial complex known as Trail Dust Town. Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse quickly gained popularity and became the anchor of this complex. Today, Pinnacle Peak and Trail Dust Town are rich with their own history, and people come from all over the world to experience the old west at these centerpieces of Tucson.

Don't miss a wild west stunt show by the Pinnacle Peak Pistoleros! Showing Wednesday through Sunday at 7 and 8 PM, the shows are full of lots of high-falls, low-falls, gunfights, fistfights, explosions, and family friendly slapstick comedy! Visit The Pinnacle Peak Pistoleros on Facebook at

Take a ride on the CP Huntington Railroad! The miniature train is fun for all ages, and its path reveals some of Trail Dust Town's hidden gems.

Enjoy the carousel and Ferris wheel at Polly Anna Park! This new park is a beautiful area perfect for an evening of rides, popcorn, and taking in the blissful Tucson weather. Polly Anna Park is also available for birthday parties! Contact us today at (520) 296-4551 ext 9 to find out more information.

Home to many shops, Trail Dust Town is a perfect destination for gifts and souvenirs. See a list of shops here:

Trail Dust Town is also home to the elegant Savoy Opera House- a beautiful venue with Victorian charm. The Savoy is ideal for weddings, bar mitzvahs, quinceaneras, and more. Visit The Savoy Opera House on Facebook at

The Museum Of The Horse Soldier features an impressive collection of original United States Cavalry artifacts. Uniforms, weapons, and equipment dating from the Civil War through the end of the mounted cavalry in 1942 are on display. Find Museum Of The Horse Soldier on Facebook at
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  • Heard about the Pinnacle Peak and decided to stop in for a drink. While there, we decided to stop in for the Stunt Show. So glad we did. The actors were great!  more »
  • This town was on our list of things to see in Tucson, but we were not expecting such a wonderful time. We started with a visit to the museum. OMG!! This place is amazing. What made it so was the tour ...  more »
  • Wonderful restaurant with lots of the old west incorporated in it and it's surroundings. Loved the fool and the outdoor show in the evening. Lots of nice shops to visit and buy items.  more »
  • We have visited Tucson for 7 years in March, traveling from Maine. Each time we enjoy going to a Pinnacle Peak steak house. This year, things have changed. Prices went way up and quality went pretty far down. The steak was very good and cooked right. We were a group of 7. A small skimpy salad came with the meal, they had 2 dressings to choose from. Steaks averaged $25 or more. A loaf of cold dry bread was brought to our table with margarine only. Dinners included the steak, bread and cowboy beans only. The beans were nothing special, seemed like canned basic beans. When we pay this much for a meal most people would expect a potato and vegetable, better bread and real butter. Additional sides were available, including a baked potato and instant mashed for an additional $2.99 each. Unfortunately our tradition of going to this restaurant has probably ended. I don’t like leaving negative reviews but think customers should know what to expect. The service was good and we tipped accordingly.
  • Awesome place that I somehow never knew existed. Like a touristy, Old West shopping venue with a town square that is quintessential Americana. Attractions are reasonably priced ($2.50 each for most, $5.00 each for gun show, or $12 for a wristband that has some limitations but also includes the haunted house). Really enjoyed our time here. Would be happy to return.
  • Every time I'm in the Tucson area, I always make sure to go to trail dust town! They have a fantastic stunt show and multiple old western themed shops. Also, I would highly recommend visiting the ravenhearse family classic haunt, open year round and is a real treat! Overall trail dust town is one of the best places for you and your family to visit in the Tucson area in my opinion!
  • The town itself is nice, but the enthusiasm and dedication of the staff is what really makes this place shine. They commit to their roles 100 percent, and it makes the experience not only worthwhile, but a must-see. Food was pretty great too: try their draft root beer!
  • Atmosphere great, especially for kids but adults enjoy it too. Food not great, should have ordered a steak but the burgers looked so good. Overcooked burger. Everything else was nice, if not a hair more expensive than you might expect. Service A-, we had Doc and he had his hands full with our group of ten, but we got everything we needed.
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