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Sabino Canyon

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Address: Tucson, AZ 85750
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Located in the Catalina Mountains and part of the Coronado National Forest,...

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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Fun Tram and Views!

The canyons were stunning! The tram ride was perfect a way to enjoy the beauty of the canyon if you have minimal time. There are 9 stops on the tram and you can get off and on at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Seattle, Washington
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The canyons were stunning! The tram ride was perfect a way to enjoy the beauty of the canyon if you have minimal time. There are 9 stops on the tram and you can get off and on at any of the stops...be careful when the river is rising, plan on getting wet while crossing the bridges.

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Berwyn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Easy trip Ride a tram or hike on the paths Added note - parking lot full w waiting line onto road. No guidance from staff we headed to 'remote lot' and hiked back one mile to Visitors Center. Just two of us but not viable w strollers or walking impaired.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Take the tram. It was beautiful. Our driver was very knowledgible about the fauna and geology. Great trails.

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Becker, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Prepare for all temperatures. We took the open-air tram up to stop 9 and the shaded areas of the canyon were cold. The sunny areas were warm and hot. We visited after a rain and snowfall so the water was flowing. The tram was able to cross the bridges but they were flooded! The hikers had brought along bags to... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This really is a top-notch park for the desert visitor, with forest rangers and a tram ride. Comfortable, safe, and very hot in the summertime. There is a parking lot and a picnic area.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This tour is absolutely beautiful. You can get off the tram and walk around, then catch the next tram back. Great tour for taking pictures of the Arizona mountain desert. Well worth the cost of admission.

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my first exposure to Arizona/desert environment and it was a great place to begin. It was worth the $5 fee. The place was packed and even though I was there early the lot was very full. The Visitor Center was nice and there were very many park rangers around to offer all kinds of information & answer questions.... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice visit. $5.00 entry fee per car. $10.00 per person to ride the tram (an open vehicle) which lasts approximately 45 minutes. Tram riders can get off and on again at designated stops or remain on the entire time. Tram driver narrates points of interest along the way. Very nice experience with interesting views. There are many trails, we did... More 

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Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the 7 Falls hike and had a blast. It was challenging enough for us (we're active) but still enjoyable. Loved the adventure of crossing the stream 7 times. The falls had a good amount of water. We were glad we had waterproof hiking shoes - good footwear makes a great difference. The only complaint is that parking is... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing place! We took the shuttle to the last stop - over the overflowing bridges - and then hiked for half an hour beyond that. Beautiful rock formations, cool rocks everywhere, views. The only reason we didn't stay longer and explore more is because it was raining and cold. I want to come back when the sun is out. The... More 

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