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Agua Caliente Park

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Address: 12325 E Roger Rd, Tucson, AZ 85749-9054
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Pastoral Grounds for Picnic or Nature Walk

This is a nice Pima County park on the far northeast side of Tucson, at the base of the mountains. There is a picturesque pond and wetland on the property, which used to be a... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
Tucson, Arizona

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Tucson, Arizona
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614 reviews
325 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 733 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is a nice Pima County park on the far northeast side of Tucson, at the base of the mountains. There is a picturesque pond and wetland on the property, which used to be a ranch. Work is currently being done to restore two more ponds that are used as storm water management. At 100 acres it's not a huge... More 

2 Thank CrankingChick
Tacoma, Washington
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39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This great park shows up in the most unexpected area. It's in a very desolate desert setting surrounded primarily by residential homes. The park is tucked away securely, and as I understand it even a hidden gem to many locals. It is a quiet and pristine setting with groves of mature palm trees, natural streams with wildlife, and well-maintained paths... More 

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293 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Take your time and enjoy the house and grounds. You can take a picnic and eat by the lake, then work off your calories wandering around the property.

Thank RonsKay
Tucson, Arizona
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166 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This park has a history of being a ranch, resort, and other uses. The ponds are fed by hot springs. There are plenty of native palms and mesquite trees for shape. It is a unique oasis in the high desert, near the base of the mountains. There are a number of asphalt and prepared trails to stroll. The numerous picnic... More 

1 Thank AZ1912
new mexico
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486 reviews
166 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This park is one of our favorites in Tucson. Even when we lived here, few knew about it. There used to be four ponds fed by a spring but only one has been completely full over the past several years. It appears that some landscaping is in progress near one of the empty ponds. This park is part of Pima... More 

2 Thank mwcw
Tucson, Arizona
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100 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Fun place for barbecue, kids can play with their bikes. Lots of area to play football and soccer. Great walking paths and it has a lake.

1 Thank tbjones2017
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156 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

More remote and less crowded than Sabino canyon but with views and trails that are just as good. A great way to spend time outdoors, get some exercise and see the amazing Tucson desert.

1 Thank William T
Tucson, Arizona
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

As a nature lover and Southwest History buff, I have been researching, visiting, and photographing this park on and off for decades now and just love it. In the late 19th Century, it was a heath spa because it has natural hot springs that feed the local ponds and attract lots of beautiful local and migratory birds. In addition, it... More 

2 Thank vince775
Lompoc, California
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209 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

this place is very popular for photographs because of the stunning palms as well as the little lake full of ducks and turtles. But also a great place for a picnic or a little get away from the hustle and bustle from everyday life.

Thank radar60
Tucson, Arizona
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25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I walk to here as often as I can - it's beautiful, peaceful and so serene. It is an oasis in the middle of our desert. I donate to its care on a monthly basis - if I had the money, I'd buy it from the county and take care of it myself. It's a personal love of mine!


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