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Saguaro National Park
Saguaro National Park is an 80,000 acre National Park in the Sonoran Desert of Tucson. The park is named for the more than 1.6 million Saguaro cacti that live in this desert. While touring the park you may encounter desert wildlife, rock formations and ancient petroglyphs. Pack some water and enjoy one of the many hiking trails and beautiful scenery.
Old Tucson Studios
Old Tucson Studios is a world-famous Western working movie studio recreated to look like the southwest of the late 1800s. While visiting the studio, you can take a ride on the C.P. Huntington Train, practice your aim at Dead-Eye Dan’s Shooting Gallery, watch a live show, see a recreation of a western gunfight, or head to the Iron Door Mine Adventure to pan for gold.
Sabino Canyon Recreational Area
Sabino Canyon is cut into the south side of the Santa Catalina Mountains in the Colorado National Forest in Northern Tucson. Here, you will experience a variety of wildlife, hiking trails, waterfalls, streams and swimming holes. For those who prefer riding to walking, there is a tram available that will take you on a tour through the mountains.
Colossal Cave Mountain Park
This 2000 acre park has crystal-filled caves and is the largest dry underground cave in the world. Take the half-mile guided tour to learn the Cave’s history and geology. There is a legend that there is a hidden treasure from a stagecoach robbery hidden somewhere in the caves. Be on the lookout!