Outdoor Activities in Tucson

Lots of places talk about their "Great Outdoors" but here in Tucson we don't just talk the talk, we walk the walk - or take the hike, depending on how you look at it. That's right, we aren't too shy to say that our outdoors are a little bit greater than most places you might visit. Whether you're looking for a hardcore backcountry adventure or just a leisurely stroll in the solitude of the Sonoran Desert, Tucson offers plenty of room to roam.

From the otherworldly beauty of Saguaro National Park to the rugged expanse of the Coronado National Forest and the region's Sky Island mountain ranges, in southern Arizona, getting outside is not just a hobby, it's a way of life.


Take a multi-day backpacking excursion, or a leisurely stroll through the desert.


Find freedom to ride, on or off the road.

Wildlife Viewing

We've all had it happen. You look up from the trail just in time to see an animal dive out of…

Bird Watching

There are over 500 species of birds just waiting to be spotted in the Tucson area.


Come to Tucson and you'll quickly see that the city is literally surrounded on…


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