Directions to Kentucky Camp

Kentucky Camp is located about 45 miles southeast of Tucson, Arizona. It is accessible by sedan, with the last five miles involving travel over dirt roads. Immediately following a rainstorm, dirt roads may be muddy. Visitors are encouraged to call the Nogales Ranger District (520-281-2296) for information on current road conditions. 

To get to Kentucky Camp from the north, take Interstate 10 to Exit 281. From Exit 281, follow State Route 83 to the Gardner Canyon Road, and turn right (west), 

To get to Kentucky Camp from the south, take State Route 83 north from Sonoita and turn left (west) on the Gardner Canyon Road.

From the Gardner Canyon Road, follow Forest Road 163 to the parking area by the gate; walk through the gate and down the hill to Kentucky Camp, about 1/4 mile. For those with disabilities, arrangements can be made to drive to the site by calling the Nogales Ranger District, (520) 281-2296.

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