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Sabino Canyon

5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-0800
+1 520-749-2861
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Located in the Catalina Mountains and part of the Coronado National Forest, this beautiful canyon offers outdoor recreation including hiking, swimming, biking and picnicking. For an overview of the area, take the narrated shuttle bus tour.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tram ride” (347 reviews)
“paved road” (137 reviews)
5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-0800
+1 520-749-2861
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The popularity of this place is easy to understand. Besides its incredible beauty, there is nothing better to than to take the tram to the end of the trail and then take a walk back to the starting point (a few miles) along the park...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just love Sabino Canyon. It has a wonderful display of many kinds of cactus on it's extremely scenic hills and valleys, and we could spend hours there taking pictures. We try to visit there every time we come to Tucson and recommend it to...More

Thank abqsage
Reviewed 1 week ago

By rights, this should be a 5-star rating. Sabino Canyon is magnificent with thousands of saguaros marching up the mountains. Even in late summer, the ponds had water, the foliage was green--it was majestic. The problem is the tram. On our tour there were tourists...More

1  Thank lenmar2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wondergul place to bring visiters. The ever changing views make it a perfecy place to hike and/or eat lunch. Perfect.

Thank eddieAZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took 2 long hikes here in April and loved it. It was unseasonably warm (high 80s/low 90s) but dry. Many cacti and other plants were in bloom. Read the other reviews for specific tips. If you like to hike, come prepared (water, hat, sunscreen, boots)...More

Thank Inkfisch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful hiking experience with the entire family! If u stay on the main road it takes you to the top of paved area. Along the way there are different areas where you can stop and enjoy the scenery. Not a difficult walk up and down....More

Thank ritz227
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to go to escape the heat of Tucson. Just a short drive and worth every minute. The views and scenery is beautiful. Take a drive and enjoy an afternoon.

1  Thank rhodean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to take the family. Nice outdoor place to wall around see the wildlife and see how they live and interact with life.

Thank jennifercV8046NO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the trip to sabino canyon. It was nice to have a tram to take . You can ride all the way , nine stops , or get off along the way. The scenery was amazing & the tram driver quite informative. There is...More

1  Thank funtime25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful walks or hikes here in Tucson. You can take a tram to the top, but you might miss a lot of the wildlife!

Thank teegee56
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15 April 2017|
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Response from JoKiddo | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are wonderful picnic areas in Sabino Canyon that have tables and grills. They are often nestled into the terrain and offer privacy. Good grill. Good table. Nearby trash collection, etc. No booze though. ~ I like... More
16 March 2017|
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Response from Katherine F | Reviewed this property |
They start in April. I bet you could call them and ask
13 March 2017|
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Response from morgaine49 | Reviewed this property |
comfortable hiking clothes I would dress in layers