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Tucson Mountain Park

8451 W McCain Loop, Tucson, AZ 85735-9062
+1 520-724-9999
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A 20,000-acre desert natural preserve that accommodates many outdoor activities.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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8451 W McCain Loop, Tucson, AZ 85735-9062
+1 520-724-9999
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see drive thru interesting terrain and plant life! Breeze thru or linger. It's worth your time.

Thank susan c
Reviewed 19 August 2017

A very nice, serene place with beauty views. There was wildflowerss blooming, along with barrel cactus.

Thank KoriP
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Drove through the Tucson Mountain Park on our way to the Desert Museum and the Saguaro National Park. When first arriving in Arizona through New Mexico by car I was dying to see the classic Lucky Luke cactus! Little did I know that getting in...More

1  Thank JAss787
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Something for everyone, hiking, horseback, bicycles, or just a nice visitors center. You may see a coyote or mountain lion in remote areas during cool time of day. Birds are plentiful. This is the home of majestic Saguaro Cactus and beautiful sunrise/sunsets.

Thank judithw886
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We drove through the park en route to Saguaro West National Park. As described: The drive offers "beautiful views of quintessential cactus country." The drive is free, but not for the faint of heart. So happy we found it!

Thank Wanda71
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Tucson Arizona was basically founded in the middle of a large Saguaro Cactus "forest" in the desert of Southern Arizona. Today that forest has been divided into the Rincon (East) and Tucson Mountain (West) districts of Saguaro National Park. On the way home from a...More

1  Thank Travellingphoenix64
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

My nephew took us through the park so we could get a better idea of some of the topography of Arizona. It was just lovely! Being from the Northeast, I love the colors of the changing seasons, but I found the desert to be beautiful...More

Thank areader2013
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The views are so vast and spectacular it's easy to miss the small gems like the tiny flowers along the road and paths. Sit down and let your eyes get accustomed to the light and landscape then you'll see an amazing variety of birds, insects...More

Thank ny2nm
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Having rented a house near by, we traveled through and stopped at all the places you can stop in the park. Very curvy road that can be steep at time. But drive slow and enjoy the view. Lots of pull offs and picnic areas. Right...More

1  Thank Janelle H
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Hiked the Brown Mountain Trail in Tucson Mountain Park. Trailhead parking good, just of McCain Loop Road. Great views from along the ridge of Brown Mountain. Awesome saguaros every where which were just starting to flower.

Thank Alan R
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17 August 2016|
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Response from Anthony M | Reviewed this property |
The closest mountains north (NNW) of Robles Junction/Three Points, AZ are the Roskruge Mountains. It seems as though looking north from Robles Junction you would be looking at the very eastern stretch of the Roskruge... More
Allison H
4 February 2015|
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Response from Alberto32 | Reviewed this property |
Check with the Tucson Chamber of Commerce.