Sabino Canyon sizzles as early as April in Tucson, but we still get a bit of cool water and a couple of leftover blooms. Check out the fine gallery of Sabino Canyon photos below – and try to pick out the three random pix that do not belong. (Hint: It is NOT the sewer photo.)
Three fun facts about the outing:
1. Beezel was mad we didn’t have cash to take the tram. That’s his angry walk with the cooler.
2. The sewer photo is the epitome of an oxymoron.
3. The blue boot photo is the remains of a cactus chunk that stuck through the leather, giving me firsthand experience of Woman vs. Nature. If it weren’t for the quality leather (in a sweet peacock blue), nature would have surely have won.
Flora, fauna and fuzzy lavender thistle are just a few of the joys of Sabino Canyon in the spring.
A recent saunter through the canyon on horseback was truly a wonderland.
In addition to the blooming beauty, we spied all types of wildlife that included a deer, Gila monster, tortoise, dead coyote and a cranky mean lady. Don’t fret – the latter two are not included in the pictures.
The rattlesnake we saw is not pictured, either, as it would be somewhat dumb to stick a camera in a venomous critter’s face.
Enjoy the A to Z slide show that gives you more than 26 reasons to take a trek to Sabino right now.
Please note: K photo appears above. It was left out of the slide show and if you edit the slide show too much it becomes temperamental and erases all the photos.
Which photo is your fave?
Where do you like to experience spring in Arizona?
What’s your favorite hiking spot?
What’s the coolest thing you ever saw on a hike?
Do you enjoy the spring or spend it miserably suffering from allergies?