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Sabino Canyon

5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-0800
+1 520-749-2861
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Beautiful scenery close to city

Totally enjoyed the tram ride, with a great guide. Wonderful scenery in the canyon and a totally... read more

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Marilyn N
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Chicago, United States
more fun in the desert

What is particularly appealing about Sabino is the availability of the narrated tram ride. You... read more

Reviewed yesterday
James H
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Seattle, Washington
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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.
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5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-0800
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Reviewed today

Totally enjoyed the tram ride, with a great guide. Wonderful scenery in the canyon and a totally enjoyable experience of the desert.

Thank Marilyn N
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Reviewed yesterday

What is particularly appealing about Sabino is the availability of the narrated tram ride. You do have to pay for it, but I think it is worth it (I think it is about $10 per person). What is nice is you can hop off anytime,...More

Thank James H
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Reviewed yesterday

The park offers so many activities. I did the Bird and Flower Walk (not offered in the summer months). It really added something to my visit that I wouldn’t have gotten if I’d just hiked solo. I will say it’s a busy place. If you’re...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yesterday we visited Sabino Canyon. It was worth our while. After paying a nominal entrance fee ($5 per car), we could have hiked 4.x miles to the end of the canyon but it was quite hot so we took the tram ($10 each) and we...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visiting from out of town. Went there with a local who calls it her happy place. You can walk or take a tram

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This review is directed to people who haven't yet visited Sabino Canyon on the NE edge of Tucson. This can be a very good visit, no matter your physical condition. There is a tram you can ride up the canyon and back, and you'll enjoy...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was nice visiting Sabino Canyon. The nice landscapes amazed me. Huge cacti standing for 100 years. The shuttle service was very interesting. Also scopes of hiking and picnic.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our visit. Great trails to hike to suit all from beginners to experienced. April was a great time to visit. The temps were perfect, and there were lots of flowering desert plants, including ocotillos, which were attracting lots...More

Thank Joe I
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This canyon has a trolley that takes you to the end of the line, then you can explore and either walk on down or pick up the trolley to ride back. We hiked up into the hills and had a a photo shoot. All of...More

Thank Maria H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sabine Canyon is literally a life savior for me. I am able to go there to walk, hike and actually climb a mountain. Not only have I lost quite a bit of weight this winter, but it is a mental health refuge for me too.

Thank gdmort
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stcgdonohue
12 March 2018|
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Response from azbuceadora | Reviewed this property |
Carla, you may have the two shuttles mixed up. The Sabino Canyon shuttle goes "to the top" (of the canyon), and, as mentioned below, has numerous stops (nine, not eight). The Bear Canyon shuttle makes just three stops, and... More
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Amy V
8 March 2018|
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Response from Eric C | Reviewed this property |
I believe 9am
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Karen M
2 March 2018|
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Response from Previa1994 | Reviewed this property |
The Rangers at the Visitor Center would be a very helpful in providing suggestions for the appropriate trails and also providing current condition of the trails, such as whether you would encounter water on the trail. But... More
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