Tucson Districts

Downtown Districts

If you haven’t been to downtown Tucson lately, you’re in for an incredible surprise. Connect to the six downtown Tucson districts via the Sunlink Streetcar and experience some of our city's signature entertainment, culture, and cuisine. Learn more about our Downtown Districts


Central Tucson

The Central Tucson district is anchored by the city's largest park: 131-acre Reid Park has a 9,500-seat baseball stadium, a performance venue, a duck pond, public pools, and the 24-acre Reid Park Zoo along with playgrounds, gardens and picnic areas. Here also are two 18-hole municipal golf courses, Randolph and Dell Urich, and Reffkin Tennis Center. A 2-mile loop of paved multi-use trails follows the edge of the park, connecting with another 2.5 miles around the golf and recreation complex. Learn more about Central Tucson


University of Arizona

Founded in 1885, the University of Arizona (UA) is the oldest university in the state, but there isn't much that's old-fashioned about this top school. With educational and athletic programs that consistently compete for tops in the country, it's easy to see why this sun-soaked campus is home to over 40,000 students. Learn more about the University of Arizona District


Catalina Foothills

The Catalina Foothills area boasts legendary art galleries, spectacular golf courses, to-die-for restaurants, and sinfully good shopping, all right at the doorstep to Tucson's greatest wonder - the Sonoran Desert. Possibly Tucson's most iconic feature, the mountain peaks of the Catalinas are truly breathtaking, and here you'll have a front-row seat. Learn more about the Catalina Foothills District



Tucson's west side is home to the picturesque mountains that shares the city's name; holding in their grasp desert trails, ancient petroglyphs and towering forests of cacti that make up Saguaro National Park West. Desert dwellers have known this to be a special place for millennia and today's inhabitants feel the same, enjoying the wide open spaces, the dark night skies, and the peace and quiet the mountains provide. Learn more about our Westside District



Home to several of Tucson's most beautiful natural wonders, the east side of Tucson where the Rincon Mountains reside is must-visit part of town. Find prototypical desert beauty at Saguaro National Park East where wildlife abounds and the sunsets are unforgettable. Learn more about our Eastside District



Wild and free is a good way to describe the lands that lie directly to the south of Tucson. Sweeping views of the city and surrounding areas can be found at the top of the Santa Rita Mountains which hold Mt. Wrightson, Southern Arizona's highest peak. Learn more about our Southside District


Pima County

Tucson, the governmental center of Pima County, invites a sense of freedom among all who visit. So don’t expect a ‘seated’ approach to exploring our region. Metro Tucson and a large portion of southern Arizona are situated within Pima County, which covers 9,200 square miles and has nearly one million residents. Learn more about Pima County

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