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Sabino Canyon

5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-0800
+1 520-749-2861
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Jalopy tram

Although the place is a 1 of a kind world wonder The tram driver gave a bad expirience old jalopy... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Benzion M
Breathtaking hikes!

My sister and I hiked here daily through January. Lots of volunteers who happily will stop to talk... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
sallyasea
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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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  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paved road” (142 reviews)
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5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-0800
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Reviewed yesterday

Although the place is a 1 of a kind world wonder The tram driver gave a bad expirience old jalopy trolley buses, which are giving out tons of thick smoke one of their drivers called out to the passengers: YOUR LIVES ARE NOW IN MY...More

Thank Benzion M
Reviewed 4 days ago

My sister and I hiked here daily through January. Lots of volunteers who happily will stop to talk about the canyon, its history, and alternative trails. The trails and facilities are well maintained, with clean restrooms, Great gift shop. If you don't feel like walking,...More

Thank sallyasea
Reviewed 4 days ago

The trail is blacktopped, there is a tram ride for those who need it. Back in the day, it was just a dirt trail and you hiked up to the pools to skinny dip. I guess that would be frowned on now. Even so, it...More

Thank magicdragon007
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great views when taking a hike. We have been slowly building our hiking stamina for the seven falls hike. We ask I did the night ride and it such a fun experience.

Thank Angel J
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well done introduction for all ages to the Sonoran Desert / Catalina mountain interface. Can be crowded and lots of local have passes for weekday hiking. Shuttle idea great to stop lines of private autos - only wish is that the USFS have the shuttle...More

Thank Roger L
Reviewed 6 days ago

The trolley takes you up the mountain and back down (about 7-8 miles round trip) for $10 per person. This gives you the easiest way to tour the canyon. Feeling energetic? Save your money and hike the road out and back for 7-8 miles of...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked this area from the top down owing to the unsettled weather, but there are many trails and opportunities for hiking from easy to difficult. A Tram is available for guided tours. A must do in Tucson.

Thank Elliot S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the tram to go up the canyon until it could go no further. From there, you can go higher by hiking right into the "wilderness" (where bears and lynxes live) or walk back on the road. I chose to go down the mountain...More

2  Thank shantalashanty
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the tram up to the top and then hiked down. We had the option of picking up the tram at any of the stops as we hiked back. The narrative on the shuttle was very informative and the driver was friendly. Tram was...More

Thank Wendymichelle2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

FI you cannot walk, take the tram ride...it's great for everyone. If you like to hike, this is the place. Bring sunscreen and water. Be careful during winter months, melted snow will cover the bridges after the first 2 miles up the paved road. Have...More

Thank Lainey S
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Barb H
25 December 2017|
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Response from azbuceadora | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no water at Seven Falls now. It will take a significant amount of rain to get the falls flowing again.
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br0wneyedgal
23 December 2017|
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Response from Marla R | Reviewed this property |
Just wanted to say that, yes it can be dangerous for him to leave the trail, and yes, dangerous for the vegetation and wildlife to leave the trail, but the trails themselves are very adventurous! Ask the guides there which... More
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Karen D
12 December 2017|
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Response from Diane C | Reviewed this property |
The desert museum and sabino canyon are premier. I’ve never done the horseback riding in the saguaro National park but that’s an amazing place too! I think I’d skip the Mt Lemon trip this winter and enjoy that when it’s... More
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