Gates Pass

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  • Address: Gates Pass, Tucson, Arizona 85745, USA, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Scenic Drive, Family And Kids, Nature

The Gate Pass is the gateway to the Tucson Mountains and consists of a scenic route which overlooks the whole city of Tucson. This gate was started in the late 19th century by Thomas Gates as a shortcut to reach the Tucson Mountains. The pass has been featured in many popular TV series and is one of the ‘must-sees’ if you like small road trips.

If you love photography, carry a camera to capture a few photographs here to add to your collection.

Highlights include:

  • Sunsets and Sunrises while driving through the pass.

Gates Pass Travel Tips

  • Cary bottled water and snacks with you.
  • Wear sturdy shoes and sunscreen. 

How to Reach Gates Pass

  • By Bus: At Western Way Ci/Kinney Rd (around 10 kilometers away)
  • By Car
  • By Taxi

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  • Gates Pass Address: Gates Pass, Tucson, Arizona 85745, USA, United States
  • Gates Pass Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Gates Pass(preferred time): 08:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Gates Pass: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 18.94% of people who visit Tucson include Gates Pass in their plan

  • 51.67% of people start their Gates Pass visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Gates Pass

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gates Pass

People normally club together Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway while planning their visit to Gates Pass.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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