The Coronado National Forest is located in southeastern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico.
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Coronado National Forest


Dragoon Mountains at sunset. A flowing stream at the Florida Work Station. A broad view of the Huachcua Mountains. Mt Graham Safford RD Entrance to the Mt. Lemmon Secenic Byway.


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Rose Canyon and Spencer Canyon Campground 2014 Fees Schedule

Rose Canyon Lake

In mid-April, Rose Canyon Campground will be open for camping in the Santa Catalina Mountains.  A few weeks later in early March Spencer Canyon will be open.  The current pricing for Rose Canyon and Spencer Canyon is $20.00 Single family per camp unit, per night.  Extra vehicles per night cost $9.00.  If you plan to visit the lake for day use only, the price is $9.00 with up to six persons in a vehicle.  Extra person, Individual, Walk-in, and Bicycle cost $1.00 per person.  Both campgrounds are first come first serve.  For information on Rose Canyon or Spencer Canyon call 520-749-8700. Group sites listed on the Santa Catalina Recreation Complex 2014 fee schedule are by reservation only or by calling 1-877-444-6777.

Mount Lemmon Standard Amenity Fee Site Plan

This new plan, effective June 24th, 2013 covers the eleven standard amenity recreation fee areas on Mt. Lemmon. The information provided includes fee details, timeline and maps. 

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Fee Program Public Outreach

The Coronado National Forest is seeking imput about potential changes to the fee program.


National Forest Watershed Conditions

The Watershed Condition Framework establishes a new consistent, comparable, and credible process for improving the health of watersheds on national forests and grasslands. 

Historical Photos on the Coronado

Lower Sabino Canyon Recreation, 1937


View a sample of photographs from the early days of the Coronado.  Photos show early rangers, ranger stations, and Forest activities from by-gone days.

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  • Current Coronado Schedule of Proposed Actions
    The current SOPA Report contains a list of proposed actions that will begin or are currently undergoing environmental analysis and documentation.
  • Forest Plan
    The current Coronado National Forest Plan was implemented in 1986.