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Tucson Mountain Park and Gates Pass Scenic Overlook

Westside District

Tucson Mountain Park
Tucson, AZ
United States


Tucson Mountain Park was established April 1929. The Pima County Parks Commission, with C. B. Brown as its chairman, was established to oversee the park. At approximately 20,000 acres, the park is one of the largest natural resource areas owned and managed by a local government in the U.S. The park has approximately 62 miles of non-motorized shared-use trials. The park’s trails are open to hikers, equestrians, and mountain bikers, and provide a wide range of outstanding experiences, including technical challenges, and breathtaking views. Gates Pass overlook includes interpretive displays and historic structures. Picnicking and wildlife viewing opportunities are located throughout the park.

Park Rules:

Tucson Mountain Park is open from dawn to dusk.
No alcohol is allowed in the park.
Stay on designated trails.
Motorized vehicles are prohibited off roads.
It is illegal to remove or disturb any natural or cultural resources.
Do not feed wildlife.
Dogs are not allowed in Tucson Mountain Park.
Geocaching is not allowed.
Loitering is not allowed at trailheads or in other areas.
Trailheads are for park access only.

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