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Cactus Forest Loop Drive, Saguaro National Park
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A scenic auto/bike tour around the Cactus Forest Loop Drive offering incredible views of the Rincon Mountains. The Cactus Forest Scenic Loop Drive is a paved, combination one- and two-way road. The Loop Drive features several trailheads, scenic vistas, and pullouts in a total of 8 miles (12.9 km). A guide to the natural and cultural history of the Cactus Forest Loop Drive is available for $2.00 at the visitor center.Trailers longer than 35 feet or any vehicle wider than 8 feet are not permitted on the winding Cactus Forest Drive.
Bicycling is allowed on the 8 mile Loop Drive as well as on one trail within the park. The Loop Drive is narrow with many tight turns and steep hills. Use extra caution when approaching the first steep downhill after going through the entrance station! Bicyclists must obey all posted speed limits and stop signs.
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