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Tucson Mountain Park

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Address: 8451 West McCain Loop, Tucson, AZ 85735
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A 20,000-acre desert natural preserve that accommodates many outdoor...

A 20,000-acre desert natural preserve that accommodates many outdoor activities.

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TUCSON MOUNTAINS...BROWN TRAIL

Brown Mountain trail is a beauty. It is a moderate trail with elevation raise of 767. It is a beautiful hike with lots of saguaro to enjoy. We parked at Juan Santa Cruz picnic... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brown Mountain trail is a beauty. It is a moderate trail with elevation raise of 767. It is a beautiful hike with lots of saguaro to enjoy. We parked at Juan Santa Cruz picnic area to begin the hike and did the trail counter-clockwise. That helps to get the most difficult part of the hike out of the way. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We talked about visiting Tucson many times to see Old Tucson but it took us a few years of visiting the Phoenix area to get to it. I am so glad we did....and so surprised by how many movies that I've watched were filmed there. besides walking around and seeing the sights (sets/ghost town set up) there are many short... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views along the drive are amazing and a great way to experience what the Sonoran Desert is like in its natural state. Best time to hike the trails are from January to April, before it gets too hot.

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Lakewood, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mountain Park is a must for any individual wanting to explore and enjoy the southwest. With a diverse array of trails for beginners to intermediate hikers, Mountain Park has enough variety in trails, vista, and 'oh wow' moments that it's the best value in Tucson (it's free ;) ). Plan on a hike taking around 2 hours, maybe more. Be... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tucson Mountain Park in Tucson, Az. is such a picturesque setting. We did not camp out here, but we explored the area for a couple of hours while road tripping. The views from here are gorgeous and everything around is very scenic. There are boulders and rock formations, mountains and valleys and cactuses. We got some amazing photos out this... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

beautiful place; trails are easy to follow; hiked a while next time I'll do a guided tour of the area

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Columbus, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

had a great time here on a holiday hike with family. all kinds of hikes are available based on hiker ability, difficulty level desired, etc. highly recommended destination for desert hiking.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Great trails through desert scenery. Quite a mix of terrain -- rocky in places. Good mountain biking too -- though trails are not made specifically for mountain biking -- but enough to keep you moving for 2 plus hours.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

I spent my time mountain biking in Tucson Mountain Park. The trails were good, although they didn't seem as consistently used as other places in Tucson (very narrow and high cactus risk). Good mix of intermediate and beginner trails. A lot of the trails are flat and good for hiking/running as well. Absolutely gorgeous scenery and you can easily get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Easy to access, and in early May full of unique desert flowers. Be sure to visit at sunrise or sunset, to view the Saguaro blooms (it is a night bloomer) - this is a top notch natural experience along with easy accessibility and its closeness to the Desert Museum makes it well worth the extra time. The Saguaro National Park... More 

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