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Mt Lemmon

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Mt Lemmon - Tucson, Arizona
Mt Lemmon

Rising to over 9,000 feet from the desert floor, camping and picnicking on Mount Lemmon is a 365 day affair thanks to its unique changes in elevation and location in Southern Arizona.. There are also plenty of day use areas with easy access right off of the highway.

Mt Lemmon

Elevation:

5157 ft - 9159 ft

Kaleidoscope

Camping: Dispersed, semi-primitive, campgrounds available.

Water: Provide your own.

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Dispersed Camping

Dispersed Camping

Campground

Campground
Forest

Forest

Peaks

Peaks

Wildlife

Wildlife

Hiking

Hiking

Exploring

Exploring

Fishing

Fishing

Camping

Camping

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Fee based campsites:

Include amenities such as vaulted toilets, designated fire rings, fee required.

  • Molino Basin Campground

  • General Hitchcock Campground

  • Located at milepost 12, this campground is the lowest one amongst the pines.

  • Rose Canyon Campground

  • This campground has spacious campsites is the largest with the most amenities. 

  • Access to Rose Canyon Lake at the end of the campground, it is stocked with trout throughout the Summer months.

  • Small general store for your camping necessities.

  • During rainy seasons, Rose Creek meanders through the area.

  • One-mile trail leading around the lake that is handicapped-accessible.

  • Whitetail Campground (reservation only group site)

  • Spencer Canyon Campground

  • 68 first come first served.

  • Grills, fire pits and tables are provided. 

  • Potable water and vault toilets.

Free designated campsites: (Closed Dec 15th – March 30th)

no fees, no reservations, no facilities, dirt road access

  • Incinerator Ridge (milepost 19 )

  • Mount Bigelow (milepost 21 )

  • Bear Wallow (milepost 23 )

  • Radio Ridge (ABOVE SKI VALLEY)

  • N. Oracle Control Road (JUNCTION TO ROAD AT milepost 24.5)

Day use areas: (fee required)

These areas have designated grills and restroom facilities.

  • Molino Basin

  • Cyress

  • Middle Bear,

  • Chihuahua Pines

  • Rose Canyon Lake

  • Box Elder

  • Alder

  • Inspiration Rock

  • Loma Linda

  • Marshall's Gulch

Near the top of Mount Lemmon is the village of Summerhaven,  were you can find several dining options including sit down restaurants and local food trucks


Website: visitmountlemmon.com

Mt Lemmon - Tucson, Arizona

Arizona

Pima County

32° 26′ 34.66″ N, 110° 47′ 18.52″ W

Arizona

Tucson, Pima County, Arizona



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Best Seasons & Temperatures

September 3-5, 2016

Abandoned

Abandoned

Ancient Ruins

Ancient Ruins

Caves

Caves

Desert

Desert

Forest

Forest

Ghost Towns

Ghost Towns

Historical

Historical

Hot Springs

Hot Springs

Lakes

Lakes

National & State Parks

National & State Parks

Peaks

Peaks

Rivers

Rivers