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Santa Catalina Mountains

Mount Lemmon Highway, Mount Lemmon, AZ 85619
+1 520-576-1321
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Behold the Beauty

Had only planned one visit, but found ourselves making another trip up the highway before holiday... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
James M
Gorgeous scenic drive

Driving to Mt Lemmon provides one of the most scenic drives you can imagine. As the elevations... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
James H
Vail, Arizona
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A major mountain range in Arizona.
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Mount Lemmon Highway, Mount Lemmon, AZ 85619
+1 520-576-1321
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had only planned one visit, but found ourselves making another trip up the highway before holiday was over. Beware the unchecked speeding morons going both ways. They're clueless dimwits that have no regard for human life. Other than that, get off the car, hike a...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Driving to Mt Lemmon provides one of the most scenic drives you can imagine. As the elevations change so does the landscape. It goes from desert brush through ocotillos, saguaro cactus, oak trees and finally beautiful pine forests. There are many breathtaking overlooks along the...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This is a fantastic way to spend an hot afternoon in the mountains around Tucson. In the norhteast of the city take the Sant Catalina highway to the summit of mount Lemon. You'll find various pull out, trailheads, parkingplaces and restrooms along the road to...More

Thank Dutchkathy
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This road trip from the valley floor of Tucson to the summit of Mt. Lemmon is fantastic. The rock formations and shapes are just unthinkable that they were not formed by an artist. As you ascend you will cross the timber line and pine trees...More

Thank avie8tor
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

These mountains are a treasure even a lot of Arizonans have not seen, there are many trailheads to hike beautiful views and vistas all the way up to the top of My. Lemon. There are many campgrounds for day use and overnight camping.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Very enjoyable drive with great vistas and some great hikes. Definitely recommend at least a half day out here.

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 24 April 2017

On our way back to Phoenix from southeastern Arizona, we took a detour and drove up the Mount Lemmon Parkway to Summerhaven. It was a beautiful drive with many places to pull over and enjoy the view of the Santa Catalina mountains, Tucson, and the...More

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We rode our motorcycle up the Mount Lemmon Highway with friends. The views of Tucson are near breath taking. Multiple pull out spots to park and view are all along the roadway. In addition to the views down the valley, the geological sights along the...More

1  Thank BigL49
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Uploaded the app "Mt. Lemmon Science Tour" which narrated our trip up the mountain. It was very helpful and explained the origins of the mountains and variations in vegetation. There are impressive views of the valley of Tucson and the surrounding mountains and the hoodoo...More

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 12 February 2017

If your a native of Tucson, or a new or regular visitor to the Old Pueblo...Mt Lemmon is a must see. The beautiful and scenic drive to the top provides numerous scenic overlook stops allowing the traveler to basque in the Sonora Desert beauty. During...More

Thank Bob M
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