We drove through the park en route to Saguaro West National Park. As described: The drive offers "beautiful views of quintessential cactus country." The drive is free, but not for the faint of heart. So happy we found it!
Tucson Arizona was basically founded in the middle of a large Saguaro Cactus "forest" in the desert of Southern Arizona. Today that forest has been divided into the Rincon (East) and Tucson Mountain (West) districts of Saguaro National Park.
On the way home from a...更多
My nephew took us through the park so we could get a better idea of some of the topography of Arizona. It was just lovely! Being from the Northeast, I love the colors of the changing seasons, but I found the desert to be beautiful...更多
The views are so vast and spectacular it's easy to miss the small gems like the tiny flowers along the road and paths. Sit down and let your eyes get accustomed to the light and landscape then you'll see an amazing variety of birds, insects...更多
Having rented a house near by, we traveled through and stopped at all the places you can stop in the park. Very curvy road that can be steep at time. But drive slow and enjoy the view. Lots of pull offs and picnic areas. Right...更多
Hiked the Brown Mountain Trail in Tucson Mountain Park. Trailhead parking good, just of McCain Loop Road. Great views from along the ridge of Brown Mountain. Awesome saguaros every where which were just starting to flower.
There are routes around the mountain pass to go to the Desert Museum or Old Tucson, but why miss this fantastic view? Just a drive through and over is breath taking. Take q ucik little hike or plan a longer one for incredible views of...更多