LIFE IN THE DESERT

A city surrounded by desert mountain ranges and a mild year round climate…ideal for the outdoor life

 
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great weather with around 340 days of sunshine a year, wilderness areas, national parks and forests along with city parks provide the perfect environment for a variety of outdoor recreational activities.

 

 

PUBLIC PARKS FOR ALL
Most neighborhoods include city parks providing shady spots for Sunday picnic children's playgrounds and sports fields.

 
   

Ried Park in the central city features a zoo, picnic areas, events and many other recreational facilities. There are many public golf courses and sports facilities throughout the city.

 

Quiet neighborhood streets are ideal for a morning bike ride

Mountain desert parks surround the city for hiking, climbing or camping.

GREAT DAY TRIPS FROM TUCSON
The Sonoran DesertMt LemmonSonoran Desert MuseumSaguaro National Park


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