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Tohono Chul

7366 N Paseo Del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704-4415
+1 520-742-6455
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A beautiful moment in the desert!

Gorgeous walkways throughout the gardens and a lovely restaurant set amongst the plants! Food and... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
Italycathy1
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Scottsdale, Arizona
via mobile
This is a must see that doesn't take the whole day!!

Beautiful gardens with super helpful docents plus world class art, a fantastic bistro & lovely gift... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2016
livelove2travel
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New York, New York
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Cultivate your appreciation for the Sonoran Desert’s natural beauty and the impression it makes on everyone who explores our “Desert Corner”. Here, the seasons inspire wondrous events both in nature and culturally; Tohono Chul celebrates every opening, whether for an internationally known artist or an exquisite cactus flower. Wander the natural desert gardens—escape the noise of everyday. Engage in our sincere passion to evolve “The Desert Corner” as an integral crossroads of nature, art and culture.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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7366 N Paseo Del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704-4415
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+1 520-742-6455

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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous walkways throughout the gardens and a lovely restaurant set amongst the plants! Food and service is appropriate but the setting is outstanding!

Thank Italycathy1
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2016

It's hard to beat watching the butterflies and hummingbirds flit about while you dine at the Garden Bistro. Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 20 April 2016

Beautiful gardens with super helpful docents plus world class art, a fantastic bistro & lovely gift shop. What more could you ask for? The gardens are filled with gorgeous native plants that are very interesting. Don't miss this gem in a very central location.More

Thank livelove2travel
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2016

Thank you for such a kind review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed all that there is to do at Tohono Chul, making it easy to spend several hours here learning about the gardens, taking in the art at the galleries, and dining...More

Reviewed 20 April 2016

Tohono Chul is a great garden to visit in the Tucson area. Plenty of shade and beauty. It was a hot day when we visited, but we found many places to stop, sit and enjoy the lovely plants and blossoms.More

Thank David L
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2016

Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul. We are thankful for all the shaded areas as the season becomes warmer and glad to hear you found them delightful too. We find that it also provides a reason to stop and relax in the garden. Hope to...More

Reviewed 20 April 2016

Great place to see Arizona plants and get ideas on what to plant at home. Also plants for sale. A must go to place if you are visiting Tucson to see all the local plants in one place.More

Thank Jarenibas
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2016

It is definitely a plus to be able to see the plants in their natural habitat prior to purchasing, and a great way to get an idea of what they would look like over time and fully matured. Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul and...More

Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

This is a nice strolling garden. The garden is setup in areas like rooms. Nice shopping for art and silver jewelry. We finished are stay at there having a great lunch. The restaurant has nice patio seating.

Thank Bob E
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2016

We are glad to hear you enjoyed the gardens and dining at the Garden Bistro. Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 13 April 2016

This beautiful park can be seen if you drive west on Orange grove to N. Paseo del Norte, It does not look as large as it it. Has all sorts of wonderful desert plants , with MANY in bloom at this time. The have a...More

Thank Kathy U
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2016

You picked a fantastic time of year to visit as everything is in full bloom and very fragrant. Walking the trails and viewing all the desert foliage is a fantastic way to spend a couple of hours. Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul and we...More

Reviewed 12 April 2016

We went to Arizona in search of all things reptilian and to experience the desert with our grandsons. We all enjoyed the amazing , large locations and learned so many things in Tucson, but Tohono Chul Park was the grand finale where we experienced it...More

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Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2016

Thank you for such a lovely review. Reptile Ramble is very fun and both Tom and Ed do a fantastic job at keeping the reptiles accessible and educational. We are glad you chose to visit Tohono Chul and see all the wonderful things this place...More

Reviewed 11 April 2016

This botanical desert park has desert plant from the Sonora desert and other desert areas of north America. Trails wonder through the 5 or more acre area with different plant descriptions and scenic views of the desert botany. The cafe is a great experience with...More

Thank b m
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2016

Thank you for such a nice review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit, especially dining at the Garden Bistro and taking in the sights at our gift shop. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 9 April 2016

Right off Ina and Oracle, these 38 gardens teach a lot about the geology of the desert and the different plants of the desert. Paved paths plus packed dirt trails are especially beautiful in the spring when the wild flowers are in bloom. Lots of...More

Thank UncleDuck
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2016

Thank you for visiting Tohono Chul. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the Geology Wall, as well as the wildflowers in bloom. This is the best time of year to walk the trails and see all that has sprung. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 6 April 2016

Tohono Chul has a terrific cafe with great service. The menu is wonderful. The park and the docents made the experience a delight and we learned much about the flora and fauna of the desert

Thank Robert N
Michelle A, Public Relations Manager at Tohono Chul, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2016

We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit at Tohono Chul. Thank you for the review and we hope to see you again soon.

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Hang N
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Response from ddracer33 | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any dogs the day we were there.
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Gary W
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Response from Placido521 | Reviewed this property |
$10 adult/ $8 senior- worth $25!
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Response from 838nancyr | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The trails are wide enough to accommodate a wheelchair, and there are ramps into the main building and restaurant. The gift shop would be too tight for a wheelchair, I think.
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