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Sabino Canyon, Tucson

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Must see · Canyon · Nature / Park
Scenic Sabino Canyon is a popular recreation area for both locals and visitors, providing a place to hike, picnic, and spot wildlife. Begin at the visitor center, where you can learn about the canyon’s plant and animal life, pick up maps, and ask staff questions. Sabino Canyon Tours offers narrated and non-narrated tram trips through the area. Enjoy a relaxing ride or get off at one of the several stops to set off on a hiking path. The Seven Falls hike is a fairly easy and popular walk, leading to refreshing waterfalls where you can cool off. Bring a large bottle of water with you. Plan a Tucson trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • The canyon is spectacular. The stream did have some water flowing. It must be quite something after a rain. We took the crawler and it's a good example of - it helps if you've done it before, so...  more »
  • We have visited 3 times and each time experienced the canyon differently. Would recommend taking the tram ride up to the top of the canyon and then walk the 3.7 miles back to the visitor center. Upon....  more »
  • Went when the trams were not running, so much better, no diesel blowing in your face as you're trying to get some fresh air and beautiful views.
  • We had a great time. Beautiful views, well marked trails and friendly park rangers. My daughter (9), my son (6) and my husband enjoyed the well maintained trails. We didn't try the tram, maybe next time, it looked fun.
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