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Residents of Sabino Shadows live in style in this exclusive gated community. Located less than a mile from Sabino Canyon and two miles from Canyon Ranch Resort, Sabino Shadows lies in a natural desert oasis near Tucson’s Coronado National Forest. The community was built in 2001 by builder D.R. Horton, and the spacious homes contain contemporary floor plans offering elegance and functionality.
Located in the 85750 zip code, Sabino Shadows is bounded by East Snyder Road on the north, North Sabino Canyon Road on the east, and North Kolb Road on the West. The community is in the Fruchthendler Elementary School district, which has scores that are among the highest in Tucson and Arizona.
Of the many appealing features of Sabino Shadows is the adjacent Sabino Canyon Recreation area, which is an appealing spot for desert canyon hikers and mountain bikers. This popular recreational area’s hiking trails offer vistas of awe-inspiring desert landscapes filled with native vegetation such as palo verde trees, cholla, prickly pear cactus, and ocotillo groves. You will also enjoy spotting wildlife such as deer, skunk, giant tortoises, and rattlesnakes. Sabino Canyon tours offer a 45-minute, educational 3.8-mile tram ride into the foothills for those wishing to fully experience this mountainous foothill environment.
Golf enthusiasts will appreciate the renowned Arizona National Golf Club. Located on East Sabino Greens Drive, this world-class course winds its way over the natural topography of the land, following mesquite-lined arroyos and offering breathtaking views from rock outcroppings of the majestic Santa Catalina Mountains.
No one is certain where the name “Sabino” comes from, but many have suggested that the canyon was named after Sabino Otero, an 1800s area rancher, while others have speculated that the community was named after the Spanish word “sabino,” which means red.