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Tucson Pet Friendly Guide

Hotels, Motels and Resorts

DD Gamble Guest Lodge
8374 E. Rockspring Rd., Portal, AZ 85632
Phone: (520) 558-1090

Aloft Tucson University
1900 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson, AZ
(520) 908-6800

America's Best Value Inn
810 E. Benson Hwy., Tucson, AZ

Arizona Riverpark Inn
350 South Freeway
Tucson, AZ, US 85745

Bed and Bagels of Tucson
10402 E. Glenn Street
Tucson, AZ, US 85749

Best Western Green Valley Inn
111 S. La Cañada Dr., Green Valley, AZ

Best Western InnSuites Tucson Foothills Hotel and Suites
6201 N. Oracle Rd., Tucson, AZ

Best Western Plus Royal Sun
1015 N. Stone Ave., Tucson, AZ

The Big Blue House Inn
144 E. University Blvd., Tucson, Az

Candlewood Suites Tucson
1995 W. River Rd., Tucson, AZ

Canyon Ranch
8600 E. Rockcliff Rd., Tucson, AZ

Catalina Park Inn Bed and Breakfast
309 E. 1st Street, Tucson, AZ

Comfort Suites At Sabino Canyon
7007 East Tanque Verde Road, Tucson, AZ

Comfort Suites at Tucson Mall
515 W. Auto Mall Dr., Tucson, AZ

Desert Diamond Casino & Hotel–Tucson
7350 S. Nogales Hwy., Tucson, AZ
(520) 342-3000

Desert Oasis Bed & Breakfast
501 S. Pinto Pl., Tucson, AZ
(520) 296-8126

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson–Reid Park,
445 South Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ
(520) 881-4200

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Tucson Airport
7051 S. Tucson Blvd., Tucson, AZ
Phone: 520-225-0800

El Rancho Robles
1170 Rancho Robles Rd. #7, Oracle, AZ
(520) 896-7651

The Golf Villas At Oro Valley
10950 N La Canada, Tucson, AZ

Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort
5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Rd., Tucson, AZ

Hampton Inn Tucson North
1375 W. Grant Rd., Tucson, AZ

Hilton El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort
10000 North Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ

Hilton Tucson East
7600 East Broadway, Tucson, AZ

Holiday Inn Express Tucson–Airport
2548 E. Medina Rd. at Tucson Blvd., Tucson, AZ

Homewood Suites by Hilton Tucson/St. Philip's Plaza
4250 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ

Hotel Congress
311 E. Congress St., Tucson, AZ

Hotel Tucson City Center Inn Suites
475 North Granada, Tucson, AZ

Hyatt Place Tucson Airport
6885 S. Tucson Blvd., Tucson, AZ

La Posada Lodge and Casitas 
5900 N Oracle Road Tucson
(520) 887-4800

The Lodge at Ventana Canyon
6200 N. Clubhouse Ln., Tucson, AZ

Lodge on the Desert,
306 North Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ

Loews Ventana Canyon Resort,
7000 N. Resort Dr., Tucson, AZ

Radisson Suites Tucson
6555 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson, AZ

Ramada Inn & Suites Foothills Resort
6944 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson, AZ

Red Lion Inn & Suites Tucson North
7411 N. Oracle Rd., Tucson, AZ
(520) 575-9255

Residence Inn by Marriott Tucson Williams Centre
5400 E. Williams Circle, Tucson, AZ

Residence Inn Tucson
6477 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85710

Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain 
15000 North Secret Springs Drive, Marana, AZ
(520) 572-3000

Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites
5151 E. Grant Rd., Tucson, AZ

Spirit Tree Inn
3 Harshaw Creek Rd., Patagonia, AZ

Staybridge Suites Tucson
2705 E. Executive Dr., Tucson, AZ

Towne Place Suites Tucson
405 W. Rudasill Rd., Tucson, AZ

Triangle T Guest Ranch
4190 Dragoon Rd., Dragoon, AZ

Viscount Suite Hotel
4855 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ

The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa
3800 E. Sunrise Dr., Tucson, AZ

Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa
245 E. Ina Rd., Tucson, AZ


Events and Attractions

All Souls Procession

Kitt Peak National Observatory

Pima Air and Space Museum
6000 E. Valencia Road, Tucson, AZ

Dog Parks

Anamax Off-Leash Dog Park
17501 S. Camino de las Quintas, Sahuarita, AZ

Brandi Fenton Dog park
3482 East River Road, Tucson, AZ

Canada del Oro Riverfront Park
551 West Lambert Lane, Oro Valley, AZ

Christopher Columbus Dog Park
4600 North Silverbell Road, Tucson, AZ

Gene C. Reid Off-Leash Park (Miko’s Corner Playground)
900 S. Randolph Way, Tucson, AZ

Jacobs Dog Park
3300 N. Fairview Avenue, Tucson, AZ

James D. Kriegh Park
23 West Calle Concordia, Oro Valley, AZ

McDonald Off-Leash Park
4100 North Harrison Road, Tucson, AZ

Sixth Avenue Dog Park
2075 North 6th Avenue, Tucson, AZ

Northwest Community Dog Park
7601 North Mona Lisa Road, Tucson, AZ

Big Wash Park
2290 East Big View Drive, Oro Valley, AZ

Palo Verde Dog park
425 South Mann Avenue, Tucson, AZ

Purple Heart Park - Ivan’s Spot
10050 E. Rita Road, Tucson, AZ

Saddlebrooke Dog Park
61999 E. Oakwood Drive, Tucson, AZ

Star Valley Dog Park
6852 West Brightwater Way, Tucson, AZ

Smiling Dog Ranch at George Mehl Foothills Park
4000 E. River Road, Tucson, AZ

Udall Dog Park
7290 E. Tanque Verde, Tucson, AZ

Hiking Trails

For detailed information, check out the Sierra Club Tucson Trail Guide: http://arizona.sierraclub.org/trail_guide/DOGSNDX.HTM

Upper Ramsey Canyon
Huachuca Mountains

Aspen Loop from Marshall Gulch
Santa Catalina Mountains

Butterfly Trail Loop
Santa Catalina Mountains

Green Mountain Trail
Santa Catalina Mountains

Oracle Ridge-Canada del Oro Loop
Santa Catalina Mountains

Wilderness of Rocks from the summit of Mt. Lemmon
Santa Catalina Mountains

Wilderness of Rocks, Long Loop from Marshall Gulch
Santa Catalina Mountains

Bog Spring
Santa Rita Mountains

Mt. Wrightson from Gardner Canyon
Santa Rita Mountains

Mt. Wrightson from madera Canyon
Santa Rita Mountains

Pet Services

Adventure Dog Ranch
7425 Sycamore Run Place, Sahuarita, AZ

A Loyal Companion
4163 East La Cienega Drive, Tucson, AZ
Barkin Garvin’s Dog Day C.A.R.E.
4967 E 29th St, Tucson, AZ

Camp Bow Wow
16725 North Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ

Dog Day Adventures
4614 East Seneca Street, Tucson, AZ
(520) 398-7880

Dogma Dog Daycare & Spa
2708 N. Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ

Dawg House
2201 N. Stone Ave., Tucson, AZ

Paws Up!
2200 West Sunset Road, Tucson, AZ

Sabino Canyon Pet Resort
2001 North Sabino Canyon Road, Tucson, AZ
(520) 290-8181