Sabino Canyon tours offers
a narrated, educational 45-minute, 3.8 mile tour
into the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains.
The trams have nine stops along the tour with
several restroom facilities and picnic grounds
located near Sabino Creek. The tram turns around
at Stop #9 and heads back down to the Visitor’s
Center, at which point riders may remain on board
and hike back down. Trams arrive on average every
A variety of trails are available along the
way for hiking that range from easy to challenging.
The main road, one of two routes on which Sabino
Canyon Tours operates its Sabino Canyon tram
route, is mostly flat and paved. It can be
easily navigated by visitors of all ages. The
main road ascends from 2,800 to 3,300 feet
and crosses Sabino Creek over 9 stone bridges.
It is a favorite route for both hikers and