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Beautiful vista over Tucson

You easily drive up there and admire the vista from the car park to the south and west. But to be... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Tampere, Finland
Short hike with great views.

You drive most of the way up the mountain on a one lane road. Many people stop on the side of the... read more

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Congress St. on Sentinel Peak Rd., Tucson, AZ 85745
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All reviews broken glass great views of tucson close to downtown steep drop parking lot short drive great viewpoint surrounding mountains easy drive greater tucson afraid of heights breathtaking views hiking trail photo ops enjoy the scenery bring your camera well worth the trip
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You drive most of the way up the mountain on a one lane road. Many people stop on the side of the road, but keep driving until you get to the parking lot on the left side. From there, you can hike to the "A"...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Swiss_Zirks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This should be a must-do on your trip to Tucson for the views of the city and surrounding mountains!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank oburtoncle
Reviewed 13 December 2018

View was great! Watch out for all the broken glass that is everywhere. The day we were there the crowd was kind of rough.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Brad H
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Such beautiful views of Tucson from atop this mountain. Inhale deeply to revive your soul so as to clear your mind and and heart. Breathtakingly beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nelin N N
Reviewed 18 November 2018

"A" Mountain, named after THE University of Arizona, is an awesome take when you consider all it takes is a little nerve and gas money. Very reachable from any part of the city, the 15 minute approach to the summit is more fun than your...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jteetigers
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Because Tuscon is in a bowl, flat land surrounded by somewhat towering mountains all around, the Sunsets are a wonder to behold. Just per chance, we drove up the winding hill to see if we could experience a sunset up high. This was an amazing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roger R
Reviewed 9 November 2018

The drive up and down the mountain is a one way road with a steep drop on your right side. The parking area opposite from the "A" does not hold many cars, so I picked a time after lunch, when there were only a few...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Britt B
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Went to "A" Mountain(named for University of AZ). Spectacular 360 degree views of Tucson. As you drive up, you park just below the painted "A" and view most of Tucson or you can go to the parking lots and walk 2/10 of mile to "A"...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TucsonTraveller2
Reviewed 21 June 2018

You easily drive up there and admire the vista from the car park to the south and west. But to be able to see the beautiful vista over all of the city it's advisable to climb up to the peak. The peak is not stroller...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jrosenbergh
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

A Mountain is sort of a hallmark of Tucson. The A gets painted a few times a year for different events. It’s on the side of Sentinel Peak. You can drive up the hill and stop and look at the big A. Some like to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Carol C
23 February 2018|
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Response from cwc9201 | Reviewed this property |
From Oklahoma? A long way. From the base of the mountain? a mile or 2 from the base.
Chettie D
15 January 2018|
Response from cwc9201 | Reviewed this property |
Tumamoc hill is the hill next to "A" mountain and is one that is for pedestrians only. Since I cannot include a link, a search of Tumamoc hill in Tucson will get you instrctions on how to get to the entrance. You might... More
Lupita F
23 July 2017|
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Response from tavysandin | Reviewed this property |
8 to 8...Sun 8 to 6