Palisades Visitor Center

Area Status: Open
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The Palisades Visitor Center is located at milepost 19.9 on the Catalina Highway. The facility has a parking lot and deck, along with the interpretive center. Across the highway is a public phone, Catalina Mountain Pass Fee Tube, and restrooms.

The Visitor Center is where people can gain a brief introduction to the natural and cultural history of the Catalina Mountain Range and Mount Lemmon. The material and staff available are there to insure that the visitors will have a safe and enjoyable stay and will treat the natural resources with respect and appreciation.

The Palisades Visitor Center is located adjacent to the parking lot. The staff provides information about trails on the mountain, as well as answering questions about plants and animals common to the area. Books, momentous of Mount Lemmon and Southern Arizona and inexpensive maps of Mount Lemmon and the surrounding area are offered for sale through the Public Lands Interpretive Association. Free Forest Service information is also available in the book store. During the summer season, the Visitor Center is open from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. daily.

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Information Center: Santa Catalina Ranger District  520-749-8700

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  Latitude : 
32.410556

  Longitude : 
-110.714167

 



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