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Tucson Mountain Park

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Address: 8451 W McCain Loop, Tucson, AZ 85735-9062
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A 20,000-acre desert natural preserve that accommodates many outdoor...

A 20,000-acre desert natural preserve that accommodates many outdoor activities.

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Easy drive as you're going into the western district (Tucson Mountain District) of the Saguaro National Park. Lots of saguaros, various cacti, etc.

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Easy drive as you're going into the western district (Tucson Mountain District) of the Saguaro National Park. Lots of saguaros, various cacti, etc.

Thank AAHolt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The county campground on McCain loop is a great opportunity to camp in the near wild of the desert. Only minutes from Tucson and very close to Saguaro West and Old Tucson park it is a great place to RV. We have stayed there on 3 occasions and always had a great time. Also great for bicycling.

Thank JohnnyFry1
Denver, CO
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice little park with great views of the valleys around Tucson. Good hiking trails. Not very crowded

Thank StephenJBop
Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area has some really fascinating desert scenery with saguaros to be seen everywhere. It was late in the day when we visited so we didn't have time to do any hiking, but it appeared to be a great area for walking, with plenty of wildlife to be seen.

Thank mjc404
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your in the area take the time to do some trails, mostly are easy and one is paved for the handicapped.

Thank debra s
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful auto touring location. Amazing photo opportunities. Great place to see the mountains up close without a major hike.

Thank Hawkeye41
Reno, Nevada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saguaros gone wild. Lovely drive through the mountains with thousands of saguaros growing in the hillside. Hiking trails and picnic areas are available.

Thank advcards
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never tire of driving and walking through this area. It holds it's beauty all year long. I hope everyone who visits Tucson will at least go there to experience the rock formations and the beautiful vegetation of the desert. In spring it's teeming with wildflowers and the blooms of the Saguaro's.

Thank Les K
Vernon, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tucson Mountain Park sits to the west of the city and offers some stunning hiking through saguaro-lined gorges and offering hilltop views of the city and surrounding areas. An evening hike starting from the Camino del Oeste trailhead offered a peaceful desert hike with a family of deer traveling in the same direction high enough on the mountainside that... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to experience the desert in Arizona then this is a great place to spend some time whether you simply want to drive through or hike along some of the trails. You can enter the park from interstate 10 using West Speedway Boulevard which leads to Gates Pass Road and come out via South Kinney Road, then the... More 

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