Madera Canyon: Hiking & Bird Watching in the Santa Rita MountainsSpend the day discovering this unparalleled scenic destination in the northern slops of the Santa Rita Mountains. Just 25 miles south of Tucson, AZ, the beautiful canyon boasts a variety of hiking trails that range from beginner to advanced. Picnicking is also a popular activity at the canyon, with numerous BBQ grills. Bird watchers will have a field day trying to spot over 256 species of migratory birds, including hummingbirds and wood warblers. With its majestic mountain peaks, streams, and wildlife, Madera Canyon provides exceptionally natural sightseeing and photo opportunities all year long.
Hours -Open daily from 6 am to 10 pm.
Prices -Park Entrance Fees: Day Pass: $5, Week Pass: $10, Annual Pass: $20
- Arizona Hummingbird & Night Photography
- Music in the Canyon
- Birds and More of Madera Canyon
- Kids in the Canyon
- Bird Watching