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Sabino Creek

Sabino Canyon after rains: Green, wet and wild

Sabino Canyon after rains: Green, wet and wild

Recent heavy rains have left Sabino Creek flowing fast amid thriving vegetation.

September 23, 2015 7:07 pm Photos

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Cloud Road named for family with long Tucson history

Cloud Road named for family with long Tucson history

Pima County's "Road #55" was changed to Cloud Road soon after it was built in 1922.

September 21, 2015 7:27 pm Photos

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Tell us your Sabino Creek stories, conservation group asks

Tell us your Sabino Creek stories, conservation group asks

Watershed Management Group wants to restore Sabino Creek's depleted water flows.

September 14, 2015 7:38 pmLoading…
Sabino Creek dwindles, but tranquil pools remain

Sabino Creek dwindles, but tranquil pools remain

Pools along Sabino Creek play a vital role in the area's ecology.

June 03, 2015 6:00 pm Video Photos

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Trek this trail for scenic beauty and exercise

Trek this trail for scenic beauty and exercise

Hikers get bird's-eye views and a good workout on the Phoneline.

February 04, 2015 4:32 pm Photos

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Hike leads to splendors of the Sonoran Desert

Hike leads to splendors of the Sonoran Desert

A loop hike in Sabino Canyon could dazzle your holiday visitors.

December 25, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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'Second autumn' dazzles in Sabino Canyon

'Second autumn' dazzles in Sabino Canyon

Autumn color stays, long after mountain leaves have faded.

December 03, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Road Runner: County floats Snyder bridge idea again

Officials say a bridge across Sabino Creek would ease traffic congestion.

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Tucson in 100 Objects —Sabino Canyon's stone bridges

Tucson in 100 Objects —Sabino Canyon's stone bridges

They should write a novel called "The Bridges of Sabino Canyon."

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Tucson's Fenster private boarding school shutting down for a year

Tucson's Fenster private boarding school shutting down for a year

A once-popular boarding school in the Sabino Canyon area — which attracted children of prominent families — is taking a year off to reinvent itself due to sagging enrollment and finances.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Sabino Creek stops flowing 3 weeks earlier than last 2 years

Sabino Creek stops flowing 3 weeks earlier than last 2 years

Sabino Creek stopped flowing at Sabino Dam northeast of Tucson on April 17 — about three weeks earlier than it has dried up in recent years, water officials reported.

May 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Public invited to weigh in on Sabino Canyon's future

Public invited to weigh in on Sabino Canyon's future

Sabino Canyon, a spectacular slash in the Catalina Mountains northeast of Tucson, now attracts 1 million visitors a year — and federal officials say the canyon’s 21-year-old recreation plan is due for a makeover.

April 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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El Tour boss: 'Prepare to get wet' in soggy race

Patience rather than speed will be the word to remember in today’s El Tour de Tucson.

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Sabino Creek flowing strong thanks to abundance of rain

Sabino Creek flowing strong thanks to abundance of rain

The Star's Doug Kreutz visits Sabino Dam to enjoy and share the soothing flow of runoff rainwater in Sabino Creek.

July 19, 2013 4:29 pmLoading…
Snowmelt makes for what may be short-lived spectacle

Snowmelt makes for what may be short-lived spectacle

Charlotte Calhoun, left, and her brother, Colten, scout for interesting rocks in one of Sabino Canyon's clear pools. The children, from Coldwater, Mich., were in the canyon Tuesday - a good time to see the creek flow.

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Snowmelt makes for what may be short-lived spectacle

Snowmelt makes for what may be short-lived spectacle

The flow was strong enough Sunday to send water over the Sabino Dam, where some visitors were able to enjoy the sight and sound.

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Snowmelt makes for what may be short-lived spectacle

Snowmelt makes for what may be short-lived spectacle

Sabino Creek, which was bone-dry for months due to an ongoing drought, is flowing again, thanks to runoff from melting snow in the Catalina Mountains.

January 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Monsoon rains push Sabino to its banks

Monsoon rains push Sabino to its banks

Joseph Ratliff, 16, left, and James Khoury, 13, play on the rocks as water in Sabino Creek cascades over the Sabino Canyon dam.

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