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Tucson Mountain Park

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Address: 8451 W McCain Loop, Tucson, AZ 85735-9062
Phone Number: +1 520-724-9999
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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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What a gorgeous drive through this area enroute to the NP. The mountainous terrain loaded with saguaro's is a sight to see. Be careful, there are lots and lots of bikers here... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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laconia, nh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a gorgeous drive through this area enroute to the NP. The mountainous terrain loaded with saguaro's is a sight to see. Be careful, there are lots and lots of bikers here too.

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Houston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This little loop is adjacent to the Arizona Desert Museum and worth the time it takes to drive around it.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just spent a week at Gilbert Ray in Tucson Mt. Park. It's the closest campground to Saguaro West and the Sonoran Desert Museum. Nice CG with hosts, many large, spacious sites with gorgeous views. $20/day with electric, also have water, rest rooms, and several dumps. No showers tho. We had our choice of sites the week before Thanksgiving. There... More 

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SeaTac, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy access to mountain biking and hiking amongst a variety of native plants and a log of saguaro cactus to see. Be sure to bring plenty of water and pets may find it too hot even if you bring water for them - my husband came across a group that this happened to.

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Tucson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I live out this way so I drive this all the time. It never gets old. You never know what kind of wild life you will see. Always wear protective shoes. You will want to get out and maybe take one of the many trails. Always carry water and a hat. Even in the winter the sun can burn you.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We enjoy riding through the park particularly when the weather is mild. Beautiful natural desert plants and wonderful views around most corners, leads up to Gates Pass a very cool and scenic ride.

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Dunellen, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Very scenic drive. Do the McCain Loop when you visit the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum. Lots of hiking off the road as well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Going to great attractions like Old Studios and Sonora museum takes one through the Mountain Park, so a special trip is not really necessary.

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Whether you just want a scenic drive, or if you want a hike, you can find it here. Typical Senoran desert landscapes. Lots of trails.

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Oro Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

No matter which hike you do, which stop you make to enjoy the scenery, how long you stay, this place is beautiful year round. In the Spring and Fall, you can enjoy the blooming cacti. In the Summer time, make sure you bring plenty of water with you, even if you are driving, because it does get very hot, there... More 

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