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Tucson Mountain Park

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Address: 8451 W McCain Loop, Tucson, AZ 85735-9062
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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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Amazing saguaro cacti, hiking trails and mountain views

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Columbus, Georgia
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Columbus, Georgia
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Carlsbad,CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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laconia, nh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

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 December 2016

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 29 November 2016 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 15 November 2016

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 18 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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