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We enjoyed another area to hike in and this area offers many lengths and trail conditions. There... read more

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Beautiful drive

Beautiful drive and visit to the canyon with a gorgeous little stream running through it. People... read more

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Exit 63 Off Interstate 19, 303 Old Tucson (Nogales Ranger Station), Tucson, AZ 85747
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed another area to hike in and this area offers many lengths and trail conditions. There are 2 that are paved with labeled vegetation. There are 4 main parking areas, each has non flush toilets and picnic shelters.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nyceone
Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful drive and visit to the canyon with a gorgeous little stream running through it. People were bird watching all along the stream, but there was plenty of room for hiking without bothering them. Didn't have time for more than a stroll along the stream,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank anneV653AJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Madeira Canyon is simply beautiful! We spent three nights in a cabin there a couple of years ago...and can’t wait to go back. It is a cool break from the desert heat, and is a bird-lovers paradise!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent over 6 hours on a cold winter day and loved the whole experience. Hiked the bog springs trail - medium to hard hike which took us 4 hours round trip - and then spent some time at the feeders near the gift shop....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vgarde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On two separate days we visited the canyon and took 2 different hikes. The trailhead parking areas have trail maps/restrooms/picnic areas and is well maintained. The lower Proctor Picnic area has a loop that is, for the most part, wheelchair friendly and follows a lovely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 2xDeal
Reviewed 14 November 2018

I camped here with my wife and another couple. It felt safe in the campsite, it was quiet and another campers were respectful and kind. Beautiful sunset views of the mountains.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank meganjanebursey
Reviewed 8 November 2018

My husband & I drove in to stop #3 (check out Madera Canyon map online), parked (there's plenty of parking on both sides of the street) and took a hike alongside the creek trail which was still babbling noisily up to stop #4 where the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank almaanne
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Good times, peaceful, not hard, lots of trees, hard if you go to the top of the mtn. about 1 1/2 hours south of Tucson.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Gregg M
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Though not prepared for anything close to an extensive hiking day or shorter trip into the Canyon, there are several beautiful trails for easy to more advanced hiking available. Trail maps and other important information about hiking in the canyon are available at the Gift...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Suzanne I
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Each state has its own set of landscapes, colors, shapes... this canyon is one of of examples for Arizona... It is not excellent, but it something that you can store in your brain -- with title: "This is Arizona"

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MarcinDrP
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20 December 2018|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
Din't know why ut's only one star, great place to visit/see...if you like wildlife and beautiful views.
15 March 2018|
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Response from clipper13 | Reviewed this property |
there is no water up there except for a small creek that flows when the snow melts.
Adrian P
17 October 2017|
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Response from wes53032 | Reviewed this property |
Should not have a problem. Gradual incline up the canyon.