10 Best Parks & Trails In Tucson For A Nature Lover’s Bucket List

Tucson is surrounded by some of the best national and local parks, trails, walk paths, lakes, camping and biking paths. Whether you are looking for a short easy walk, a rugged mountain bike path or a hiking trail to test your endurance, Tucson’s diversity of parks and trails is sure make it to your bucket list. Some of the city’s best park and hiking places to visit are Reid Park and Wasson Peak. We’ve also included a list of our favorites for your bucket list below.

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Himmel Park
Himmel Park - Playgrounds - Bring your drums, bells and shakers & spend a time with great people with great energy at Himmel Park

Bring your drums, bells and shakers & spend a time with great people with great energy at Himmel Park

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Hutch’s Pool
Hutch’s Pool - Bodies of Water -  Go for cliff jumping and swimming in a beautiful canyon and a pool of water at Hutch’s Pool

Go for cliff jumping and swimming in a beautiful canyon and a pool of water at Hutch’s Pool

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Reid Park
Reid Park - Playgrounds - Spend time in an ideal place to roam around and enjoy the beautiful scenery at Reid Park

Spend time in an ideal place to roam around and enjoy the beautiful scenery at Reid Park

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Yume Japanese Gardens
Yume Japanese Gardens - Gardens - Feel the Japanese atmosphere where you can have a wonderful photographic and meditation opportunities at Yume Japanese Garden

Feel the Japanese atmosphere where you can have a wonderful photographic and meditation opportunities at Yume Japanese Garden

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Valley of the Moon
Valley of the Moon - Deserts - Kids will surely enjoy in this fun, quirky, artsy community gathering place in the Tucson Valley of the Moon

Kids will surely enjoy in this fun, quirky, artsy community gathering place in the Tucson Valley of the Moon

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B & B Cactus Farm
B & B Cactus Farm - Gardens - Find the different kinds of cacti from the tiniest to large for your house or garden at B & B Cactus Farm

Find the different kinds of cacti from the tiniest to large for your house or garden at B & B Cactus Farm

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Colossal Cave Mountain Park
Colossal Cave Mountain Park - Caverns & Caves - Appreciate the art of nature as you explore the Colossal Cave in its beautiful Stalactites and Stalagmites

Appreciate the art of nature as you explore the Colossal Cave in its beautiful Stalactites and Stalagmites

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Tohono Chul
Tohono Chul - Parks - Visit the beautiful botanical garden hidden in plain sight of the northern Tucson suburbs at Tohono Chul

Visit the beautiful botanical garden hidden in plain sight of the northern Tucson suburbs at Tohono Chul

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Tumamoc Hill
Tumamoc Hill - Geologic Formations - Take a walk on the paved road, see the city lights along the way in the evening at the top of Tumamoc Hill

Take a walk on the paved road, see the city lights along the way in the evening at the top of Tumamoc Hill

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Catalina State Park
Catalina State Park - State Parks -  Hike in a marvel of the Desert Southwest at Catalina State Park and see the terrific views of the valley floor

Hike in a marvel of the Desert Southwest at Catalina State Park and see the terrific views of the valley floor

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