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Colossal Cave Mountain Park

Eastside District

16721 E. Old Spanish Trail
Vail, AZ 85641
United States

Phone: 520-647-7275



Hidden high in the southern Arizona Mountains with its endless Sonoran Desert vistas, rich history, and authentic Wild West vibe, Colossal Cave Mountain Park is a destination for the adventurous at heart. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places the 2400 acre park and ranch feature:

• Guided Cave Tours
• Hiking and Biking Trails
• Horseback Rides
• Petting Zoo and Butterfly Garden
• Camping and Picnic Areas
• Terrace Café (food & spirits)
• Special Events
• Party, Special Occasion, and Business Meeting Venue

Just 15 minutes Southeast of Tucson. Open daily 8am to 5pm, closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Adults $18. Children (5-12) $9; under 4 Free. Military with ID $14; Military Child with ID $8.

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    Based on 576 reviews
  • #1 of 6 things to do in Vail
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Basic Tour

We took the basic tour into Colossal Cave. The guide was very knowledgeable and answered many questions. Having been in other caves, I was disappointed to see the vandalism to the stalagmites and...

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Well guided cave tour

Great guide (Domingo?) or Craig (if you didn"t like him). Sadly very damaged cave from the olden day tours, but it has a very interesting history and great to see a dormant cave waiting for some...

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Great experience

This was our third time visiting the cave, but our first time was over 20 years ago. Our guide said she was from Arizona but she had a strong Texas accent. I’m not sure where the accent came from...

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  • Website Listing Tag(s): Caves/Cuevas, Western Experience/Experiencia del Oeste

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