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Tucson Mountain Park

8451 W McCain Loop, Tucson, AZ 85735-9062
+1 520-724-9999
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A 20,000-acre desert natural preserve that accommodates many outdoor activities.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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8451 W McCain Loop, Tucson, AZ 85735-9062
+1 520-724-9999
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My nephew took us through the park so we could get a better idea of some of the topography of Arizona. It was just lovely! Being from the Northeast, I love the colors of the changing seasons, but I found the desert to be beautiful...More

Thank areader2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views are so vast and spectacular it's easy to miss the small gems like the tiny flowers along the road and paths. Sit down and let your eyes get accustomed to the light and landscape then you'll see an amazing variety of birds, insects...More

Thank ny2nm
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Having rented a house near by, we traveled through and stopped at all the places you can stop in the park. Very curvy road that can be steep at time. But drive slow and enjoy the view. Lots of pull offs and picnic areas. Right...More

Thank Janelle H
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Hiked the Brown Mountain Trail in Tucson Mountain Park. Trailhead parking good, just of McCain Loop Road. Great views from along the ridge of Brown Mountain. Awesome saguaros every where which were just starting to flower.

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 5 May 2017

There are routes around the mountain pass to go to the Desert Museum or Old Tucson, but why miss this fantastic view? Just a drive through and over is breath taking. Take q ucik little hike or plan a longer one for incredible views of...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Easy drive as you're going into the western district (Tucson Mountain District) of the Saguaro National Park. Lots of saguaros, various cacti, etc.

Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The county campground on McCain loop is a great opportunity to camp in the near wild of the desert. Only minutes from Tucson and very close to Saguaro West and Old Tucson park it is a great place to RV. We have stayed there on...More

Thank JohnnyFry1
Reviewed 12 April 2017

A nice little park with great views of the valleys around Tucson. Good hiking trails. Not very crowded

Thank StephenJBop
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This area has some really fascinating desert scenery with saguaros to be seen everywhere. It was late in the day when we visited so we didn't have time to do any hiking, but it appeared to be a great area for walking, with plenty of...More

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 7 April 2017

If your in the area take the time to do some trails, mostly are easy and one is paved for the handicapped.

Thank debra s
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What Mountains are North of Robles Junction, Three Points,AZ
16 August 2016|
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Response from Anthony M | Reviewed this property |
The closest mountains north (NNW) of Robles Junction/Three Points, AZ are the Roskruge Mountains. It seems as though looking north from Robles Junction you would be looking at the very eastern stretch of the Roskruge... More
Allison H
Planning on spending a couple days here in March. Are any of the trails longer-say,7 or 8 miles? Any loop trails? Thanks
3 February 2015|
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Response from Alberto32 | Reviewed this property |
Check with the Tucson Chamber of Commerce.