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Madera Canyon cabins

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Top-rated cabins in Madera Canyon

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Cabin in Tucson
Summer Discount! Poolside Cozy Cabin Oasis
Peaceful, quiet nature retreat just outside the city. Chill out in the huge pool* (only shared with main house) & relax in a remodeled frontier cabin with hiking & mountain biking right out the front door, 5 mins to stores & restaurants. Only 15 min drive to downtown & the UA. Plenty of wildlife! It’s a perfect spot to unwind after a day in town, or get some time away to paint, write or reconvene with yourself, nature, or the one you love. (* NO HOT TUB has never worked & will NOT be working)
$68 per night
Cabin in Rio Rico
Charming Home with Stunning views!
5+ Acres of beautiful and untouched landscape make this peaceful and secluded custom built home the perfect getaway for any family or couples. This private home offers unparalleled privacy where your only neighbors are the many species of birds, deer and javelina that frequently visit, yet it is only minutes away from civilization and all major attractions of the area. Spend a weekend or an entire week or more relaxing with family and friends, connecting with nature and enjoying the wildlife.
$149 per night
Cabin in Arivaca
Rustic Adobe Cabin in the Country
Make some memories at this unique and family-friendly place. The Buenos Aires Wildlife refuge is close by with marked trails for bird watching. Fish for bass at Arivaca Lake. Enjoy the dark nights for star gazing. The Coronado National Forest provides additional opportunities for hunting and hiking. You can also just rest and relax on this peaceful secluded five-acre property.
$150 per night

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Private room in Green Valley
Birdnest Suite an oasis of comfort in the forest.
$200 per night
Private room in Pima County
Surrounded by nature in the trogon apartment
$300 per night
Condo in Tubac
Welcome to your Southwest Paradise! New townhouse
$125 per night
Guesthouse in Patagonia
Uniquely charming Casita in Heart of Town.
$120 per night
Townhouse in Green Valley
Villa Lobo in Green Valley
$54 per night
Loft in Patagonia
'Casa Paloma 1' - Artsy Studio w/ Hot Tub Access!
$98 per night
Townhouse in Green Valley
Santa Rita Casita II
$80 per night
Rental unit in Green Valley
NEW Cañada Cottage
$50 per night
Rental unit in Sonoita
High Desert Wine Country
$120 per night
Condo in Green Valley
Modern Green Valley Condo - Near National Park!
$60 per night
Guesthouse in Patagonia
Mesquite Cottage
$85 per night
Home in Patagonia
Charming historic house in downtown Patagonia
$121 per night

Your guide to Madera Canyon

All About Madera Canyon

Located in Arizona’s Coronado National Forest, about 30 miles south of Tucson, Madera Canyon is a gorgeous valley of streams, juniper-oak woodlands, and beautiful pine forests. The area is one of Arizona’s premier birding destinations, home to more than 250 species, including hummingbirds, elf owls, red-faced warblers, and painted redstarts. You can find various species in different areas of the park, and one of the best ways to see a wide variety of birds is by hitting one of the many hiking trails. The area offers a wide array of natural paths, giving people of all fitness levels the opportunity to explore. Some of the most popular trails include the Mt. Wrightson Loop and the Madera Canyon Nature Trail. Just outside of the canyon, you can visit the small but thriving artists’ colony of Tubac, located in the remains of an old Spanish fort.

When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Madera Canyon?

Due to the year-round beauty of the area, there is no bad time to secure your Madera Canyon cabins. However, the weather can be extreme, so it is essential to be prepared. Temperatures get very cold during the winter, and you may even be lucky enough to see snow. From July through August, monsoon-like rains can come suddenly. However, they also leave just as quickly, giving you plenty of time to put some miles in on the trails. The spring and fall generally have more mild and consistent weather, making it easier to plan your outdoor activities. It is important to keep in mind that Madera Canyon is located 3,000 feet higher than the surrounding Sonoran Desert and is generally significantly cooler, so it is a good idea to pack layers before setting out on any trails.

What are the top things to do in Madera Canyon?

Madera Canyon Nature Trail

This lovely 5.3-mile trail runs alongside Madera Creek, offering sweeping views of the Madera Canyon and the Santa Rita Mountains, including Mt. Wrightson, Arizona’s third tallest mountain. With an elevation gain of only 1,000 feet across two miles, the trail is suitable for all fitness levels and the perfect introduction to the area.


Set among the sprawling desert, Tubac was established in the mid-18th century as a Spanish fort, and you can still see remnants of its past in the hidden courtyards and stone buildings. Today, it is a thriving artists’ colony with quiet streets lined with more than 100 boutiques selling handcrafted products.

Mt. Wrightson

Easily recognizable by its pyramid-shaped top, Mt. Wrightson rises more than 9,000 feet above the surrounding savannah and desert. A handful of trailheads located within the Madera Canyon Recreation Area allow visitors to ascend the summit. Although the climb can be challenging,

the trails will take you through canyons and over ridgetops, offering spectacular panoramas along the way.

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