Sentinel Peak

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  • Address: Tucson, AZ 85745, USA, United States
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Scenic Drive, Family And Kids

Named after the giant white-washed ‘A’ which was laid down by the students of the University of Arizona, the Sentinel Peak is loved not just for the view of the city from the summit but also for the scenic ride to reach it!

The sunsets here are an absolute treat and if you love to explore places which have a tranquil ambience, a relaxing drive to the place is exactly what should be on your Tucson’s ‘must-see list’!

Sentinel Peak Travel Tips

  • Carry bottled drinking water and wear sturdy shoes.
  • Sunscreen will be helpful.

Entrance Ticket Details For Sentinel Peak

  • Admission is free.

How to Reach Sentinel Peak

  • By Bus: At Western Way Ci/Kinney Rd
  • By Car.
  • By Taxi.
  • By Walking.

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  • Sentinel Peak Address: Tucson, AZ 85745, USA, United States
  • Sentinel Peak Timing: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Sentinel Peak(preferred time): 08:30 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Sentinel Peak: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 31.96% of people who visit Tucson include Sentinel Peak in their plan

  • 66.67% of people start their Sentinel Peak visit around 08 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Sentinel Peak

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sentinel Peak

People normally club together Way Out West Ranch and Steward Observatory Mirror Lab while planning their visit to Sentinel Peak.

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

Sentinel Peak Reviews & Ratings

  • A short trip west of downtown Tucson (follow Congress under the highway) and easily accessible from Highway 10 if driving by, Sentinel Peak Park is home to the Arizona A. In a relatively quick but spectacular ascent, you can reach near the top. Pull off parking makes taking in the views easy -- perfect for photos. A parking lot nearer the top will put you close to a couple of short trails if you want to ascend higher by foot. There are informational signs about the park's history and shaded venues to sit under and take in the views of Tucson from all sides. Access is free. Public areas are a bit trashy and need some attention.

  • Gorgeous view from the top! Pack a lunch and spend the day, you won't regret it.

  • Awesome view of an awesome city! Close to downtown. Great place to see the sunset!

  • Awesome views, AMAZING place.

  • Beautiful view of A

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