Sabino Canyon, Arizona

7 Aug

Heading over to Vancouver Island tomorrow – for a week.
Thought I’d throw this post up before we go.
See you in a week.

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On our Arizona Holiday a few people suggested we check out
Sabino Canyon.
So we did.

Sabino Canyon map

It’s a large area.

Sabino Canyon topographical map

Topographical Map.

Sabino Canyon

The road to the Canyon – Scouting it out – it’s up there somewhere …

Sabino Canyon Saguaros 3

Rose and Saguaro Cactus

Sabino Canyon Saguaros 4

Sabino Canyon looking around

We liked what we saw … and decided to come back the next day.

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The next day:

Sabino Canyon ... ready to go

Ready to go …

There’s a few ways to get up Sabino Canyon:
Walk, Jog, Bike … or the Geezer Tram.

Sabino Canyon Tram

Aboard the Geezer Tram

Sabino Canyon Tram 1

Sabino Canyon on the way up

There’s a few places you can jump out if you want
… but we went to the top.

Sabino Canyon Tram at the top

At the top …

Then you can hike back down via several trails …

Sabino Canyon at the top


Sabino Canyon at the top 2

Sabino Canyon Tram and High Trail

Tram below and the High Trail in the background.

Sabino Canyon - Geezer and cactus

Sabino Canyon and guide

Rose and out Guide.

This guy jogged all the way back down. Yup.

Sabino Canyon the road back

Sabino Canyon water

There’s water in the canyon … but you’d better bring some with you.

Sabino Canyon sign

Sign says:
“Warning: Sabino Canyon is a natural area with inherent dangers.
Be cautious of
– Falling rocks
– Venomous wildlife
– Sudden storms and lightning
– Flash floods

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Hiking down …

Sabino Canyon oasis

Looks inviting doesn’t it?

Sabino Canyon waterhole

Sabino Canyon dip

It is.

Sabino Canyon dip 2

Sabino Canyon - Rose in the water

Sabino Canyon - Ah Yes ...

Life is tuff.

Sabino Canyon - loving the water

Heading back …

Sabino Canyon - tram

Have a nice day.

8 Responses to “Sabino Canyon, Arizona”

  1. Cindy Bruchman August 7, 2015 at 3:34 pm #

    Great trip! That’s about an hour south of me.The Saguaros are gorgeous. thanks for sharing.


  2. Gus Camirand August 7, 2015 at 4:53 pm #

    Afternoon Doug gave me your site, these pictures were awesome, Doug and Beth just left for Edm. I am a western buff also and enjoy winters in Az Gus Camirand

    Sent from my iPad



    • jcalberta August 7, 2015 at 5:28 pm #

      Joy to have you here Guz! I’ve got a whole pile of Western stuff I want to get posted – as able. Hope you will enjoy. I’m open to any comments, suggestions, requests …


  3. Marilyn Armstrong August 7, 2015 at 9:19 pm #

    I love this. You are providing me with a list of places to visit with directions and pictures 🙂 Great stuff!!


    • jcalberta August 7, 2015 at 11:35 pm #

      There’s a lot more to it than what I show here. I think you’d enjoy it.


  4. Alexander Shortt August 28, 2015 at 6:42 am #

    DTD HTML 4. Welcome to Sabino Canyon tours, located in beautiful Sabino Canyon in the Coronado National Forest in Tucson, Arizona.


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