Mt Lemmon Day Use Area
Mt Lemmon Day Use Area is near the summit of Mt. Lemmon in a mixed conifer forest. The site offers shady picnic sites, mountaintop views, and access to hiking trails.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Road conditions and the most current information can be found on the road closure hotline: (520) 351-3351|
|Area Amenities:||Interpretive Site, Fee charged for some activities, Picnic tables, Toilets, Parking|
Day-use: $8 per vehicle
Weekly: $10 per vehicleBuy a pass online, or purchase a pass on-site with cash or check. Proof of payment, or a valid Coronado National Forest Annual Pass or Interagency (America the Beautiful) Pass, including the Annual, Senior, Access, or Military Pass, must be displayed on the driver's side of the vehicle dashboard. Learn more about accepted passes.
|Open Season:||Year round, but access road beyond Mt Lemmon Ski Valley is closed in the winter|
|Restrictions:||Day use only. No overnight camping. No trailers. Pets must be on leash.|
|Closest Towns:||Tucson is 30 miles away|
|Water:||No drinking water is available.|
|Operated By:||Santa Catalina Ranger District|
|Information Center:||Santa Catalina Ranger District 520-749-8700|
From Tanque Verde and Catalina Highway, drive northeast on Catalina Highway to the Coronado National Forest boundary, then continue approx. 25 miles to the turnoff to Ski Run Road. Turn right and follow Ski Run Road past Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley to the parking lot on the left.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|Fee charged for some activities:||Yes|