Santa Catalina Ranger District

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Tucson, AZ

Located adjacent to Tucson, the Santa Catalina Ranger District is the most heavily visited part of the Coronado National Forest. The Catalina Highway ( Sky Island Scenic Byway) winds nearly to the top of 9,157 foot Mt. Lemmon, providing paved access to trailheads, campgrounds, picnic areas and a ski area;The Santa Catalinas are also home to Sabino Canyon and the 56,933 acre Pusch Ridge Wilderness area.

For information about Road Conditions on Mount Lemmon Highway: 520-547-7510.

For information about the Sabino Canyon Shuttle: www.sabinocanyoncrawler.com

For information about concession-operated campgrounds:

  • Spencer Canyon Campground 520-576-1492. 
  • Rose Canyon Lake Campground 520-576-3091 or 520-576-1477.   
  • Whitetail Campground 520-576-9198. 
  • Showers Point Campground 520-576-1325.

You can reserve campsite and/or group areas at these sites at Recreation.gov. Please note that InterAgency and Coronado National Forest passes are not valid at these sites.

For information on guided nature walks, hikes, childrens programs, family activities, and school field trips: go to sabinonaturalists.org.

 

Recreation Map

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Campground Camping

Areas for Campground Camping at Santa Catalina Ranger District

RV Camping

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Group Camping

Areas for Group Camping at Santa Catalina Ranger District

Dispersed Camping

Areas for Dispersed Camping at Santa Catalina Ranger District

Cabin Rentals

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Fishing

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Outdoor Learning

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
32.4275

  Longitude : 
-110.708

 



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