Saguaro National Park

Top 2% of attractions in Tucson
8 / 10

9 expert reviews

“Also known as the Tucson Mountain District, the smaller, western section of the glorious Saguaro National Park is perhaps slightly ahead of its eastern neighbor in photogenic splendor.”

– Lonely Planet

Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"The ideal place to go for a hike in the rare desert snow. The Eastern (Rincon Mountain) division of the park has a hilly eight-mile one-way loop road with access to numerous trails. " Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"A few driving routes are available, but plenty of hiking and horse trails should get you out of your car and into the foothills and canyons of the Tucson and Rincon mountain ranges. " Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"Follow the yellow flower road in the Sonoran Desert; wildflower displays of poppies don't necessarily happen every year. (Last year was a bust in Saguaro Nat'l Park near Tucson; this year..." Full review
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"This sprawling expanse of protected land filled with stately saguaro cacti flanks Tucson to the east and west." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
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"The eastern section of the glorious Saguaro National Park has a visitor center 15 miles east of downtown Tucson. It has information on day hikes, horseback riding and park camping." Full review
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