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Sierra Villas North is an area in the Tucson Estates neighborhood of Tucson, Arizona. Located along South Kinney Road, Sierra Villas North is just south of Tucson Mountain Park and north of Route 86, also known as the West Tucson-Ajo Highway. Many restaurants and shops line the main arterials of this neighborhood, and there is an industrial area to the south.
Tucson International Airport is a short drive away. Because many flights do not fly directly into this airport, residents sometimes choose to drive to the Phoenix airport, about an hour and a half away. A small airport, Ryan Field, is near Sierra Villas North. This airport covers 13 acres and was a training base for the Army in World War II. Today it is home to charter planes and flight instruction schools.
Downtown Tucson is home to the University of Arizona. This university has a diverse, international student body, and offers a world-class medical school and medical center. The Fenster School, a college prep school, is also located in Tucson.
Opportunities for outdoor recreation abound, with the nearby mountains offering miles of hiking trails. Picture Rocks and the Santa Catalina Mountain Range lure hikers of all abilities to a wide variety of trails. Some trails are accessible to horses and bikes. Tucson Mountain Park is close to Sierra Villas North. This park was established in 1929 and covers over 20,000 acres, with 62 miles of trails for hikers, bikers, and horseback riders. An interpretive display is available at Gates Pass. No motorized vehicles are allowed. Three sites serve picnickers at Juan Santa Cruz, Ironwood, and Brown Mountain.