The Tohono Chul Park is a nice outdoor activity that also has some indoor features such as a small art gallery. The walking trails are somewhat reminiscent of the Sonora Desert Museum although there are no caged animals to see. Instead, you get to view wild animals scattering about. We saw about 20 lizards, a few bunny rabbits, and lots of birds. We did not see any snakes though there were warning signs to stay on the trails b/c the rattle snakes were active and we did see one 4 foot long snake skin.
The primary attractions are the plants with beaituful flowers, many saguaros (Including one with a crest), and garden areas. In addition, there is informative signage about the Tohono natives.
If you have visited Tucson before, I would recommend this as a nice excursion. It is much closer to town (which is good and bad--good = a shorter drive, bad = you can see and hear development and traffic). I would rate the Sonora Desert Museum higher but I consider that one of the best attractions that exists anywhere.
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