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Cool View of Tucson

Our friends drove us up to just below the "A" lookout to see the view of Tucson. It was nice, but... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
longhornjz
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Missouri City, Texas
Great panoramic view

Sentinel Peak, known as "A" Mountain by the locals, is a fun place to visit, particularly around... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2017
CMN14
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Boise, Idaho
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Our friends drove us up to just below the "A" lookout to see the view of Tucson. It was nice, but would have liked to see more trails. Nice scenery for pictures with the city in the background.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank longhornjz
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We drove up to the top of Sentinel Peak and parked and took some of the walking trails around the peak. There are several degrees of difficulty in the choice of hikes. It was an easy hike (I have difficulty climbing) and we were rewarded...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Mordechai K
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

While there was indeed a beautiful overlook of Tucson, I was a little disappointed by the folks hanging out up there. There were cars playing loud rap music while kids were sitting at the car doors smoking and drinking. Ruins the atmosphere a bit. Also...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank kelbel51
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Very short ride up what looks to be a small mountain, but when you reach the top, you can see all over the Tucson valley. U of A students paint the giant Big A every year.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Eph2-8-9
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Sentinel Peak, known as "A" Mountain by the locals, is a fun place to visit, particularly around sunset. It offers a great view of the surrounding Tucson area. We've frequently seen it used as a backdrop for professional photographs.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank CMN14
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We were hoping to get a sunny day to drive up A Mountain and we got it. We also wanted to walk the dogs and it is dog-friendly. The walk up to the peak is fairly easy and the view breathtaking. However, it was really...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Pinqylou
Reviewed 21 January 2017

BearDown wildcats! this is our territory and from here you can see it all! Nice views of the city, specially downtown.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank santiagocastiello
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We parked in the lot leading up to Sentinel Peak, got out of the car and were puzzled as to where the trail started. Another couple there thought it was one to the right, so off we all went. We walked half a mile on...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank turks
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We hiked (you can also drive up to the top) it in the evening and the view was amazing. The view of the city and the Santa Catalina mountains was breathtaking!!!!!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank PokharaRN
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Was downtown and saw the big "A" and drove toward it finding out it was easy to just drive up with wonderfully views of the whole city and beyond

Date of experience: January 2017
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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.
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Chettie D
15 January 2018|
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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
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Lupita F
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Response from tavysandin | Reviewed this property |
8 to 8...Sun 8 to 6
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