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Tucson Mountain Park
Type: Great Views, Outdoor Activities, Parks
Within its boundaries, this 20,000 acre park has miles of hiking trails and numerous incredible desert vistas. If that sounds appealing, a hike up to Gates Pass will reward you with a charming stone... Read More
Within its boundaries, this 20,000 acre park has miles of hiking trails and numerous incredible desert vistas. If that sounds appealing, a hike up to Gates Pass will reward you with a charming stone gazebo from which to take in a stellar sunset view. Other outdoor activities within the park include horseback riding, picnic areas, camping and archery/rifle/pistol ranges. The park is conveniently located on the road to some of Tucson's most popular attractions, including the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and Old Tucson Studios. The park offers plenty of pull-out points for motorists looking for the perfect spot to capture that postcard-perfect desert sunset.
- Daily 7am-10pm
- General admission Free
- Best for Free Things to Do Because: Tucson Mountain Park is a popular spot for photographers looking to capture that perfect view of Tucson's famously brilliant sunsets.
- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Tucson Mountain Park has one of the city's best sunset viewing spots, making it ideal for a memorable romantic outing.
- Best for Outdoor Activities Because: Tucson Mountain Park encapsulates the natural, breathtaking beauty of the desert. Great hiking and photography.