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Miraval Blocks is a neighborhood outside Tucson, Arizona. North of Tucson and to the west of the Catalina Foothills, the area is accessed via Route 77. To the west are Stafford Peak, Panther Peak and Twin Peaks. Tortolita Mountain Park is to the north. Miraval Blocks is bordered by North Lago Del Oro Parkway on the west. Bike routes abound in the neighborhood, both in bike lanes and in the mountains.
The Coronado National Forest covers one and three quarter million acres and extends into southwest New Mexico. In addition to wilderness hiking, visitors can bike, ride horses, camp, hunt, and fish. Motorized vehicles are not allowed. The altitude of the mountains ranges up to nine thousand feet. Campgrounds are located at Rose Canyon, Spencer Canyon, and in the Molino Basin. Catalina State Park provides geology hikes as well as picnic sites. Butterfly Peak Natural Area offers hikes along a river.
In addition to outdoor hiking, residents of this area have access to great education at the University of Arizona located in downtown Tucson. Pima Community College has a number of locations throughout the area. The Tucson International Airport is about a 45-minute drive from here, and the Phoenix Airport, which has many more direct flights, is only an hour and a half away.
Visitors to the area may enjoy the Tucson Museum of Art, the Pima Air and Space Museum, and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum where displays of local flora and fauna are arranged in educational displays. Minerals, including moon rocks, are on display along with many snakes and other reptiles.