Santa Catalina Mountains


Welcome to the Santa Catalina Mountains, one of the premier natural areas in southeastern Arizona. The elevation ranges from 2,724 ft. in Sabino Canyon to 9,157 ft. at the top of Mt. Lemmon.The lowland desert as well as the high pine forest offers settings for a variety of recreation opportunities including hiking, biking, rock climbing, skiing, and camping

Outstanding scenery  features steep rock cliffs and foothills covered with unique desert vegetation adjacent to riparian corridors.

At a Glance

Restrictions: Access to  some areas on Mt. Lemmon are seasonal and weather dependant. Contact the Santa Catalina Ranger District at 520-749-8700 for information.
Operated By: Santa Catalina Ranger District

Recreation Map

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Activities

Road Cycling

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RV Camping

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Group Camping

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Dispersed Camping

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Cabin Rentals

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Rock Climbing

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Lake and Pond Fishing

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Horse Camping

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Visitor Centers

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Scenic Driving

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Skiing/Snowboarding

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