WELCOME TO MOUNT LEMMON
The Jewel of Southern Arizona. We’d like to invite you to come up and experience sky island life in the Southwest is all about! At an elevation of 9,157 feet, we spend our cool Summer days among the pines and wild flowers of the forests and our Winters playing in the snow.
Univ. of Arizona Science Tour
Produced by the University of Arizona College of Science, the Tour engages users with the surprising natural science of Southern Arizona, from the enchanting Sonoran Desert to the “Sky Island” mountains on every horizon.
With music by the band Calexico, the Tour is narrated by Calexico front-man Joey Burns.
Along with the audio tour, the app also includes informative slide-shows and videos that visualize the science. Through science stories, the Mt. Lemmon Science Tour brings the wonders of this region alive.
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BBQ + PICNIC
Picnicking and BBQing is a great way to spend a leisurely day among the beauty of the forest. Picnics sites are scattered along the highway and are open year around. The Mount Lemmon General Store is located in Summerhaven and can provide you with any necessities you may have forgotten. Another option is to pick up a delicious meal at one of the local eateries and enjoy it at your favorite spot!
Camping on Mt Lemmon
Mount Lemmon currently has 5 developed fee based campgrounds and 6 undeveloped designated camping areas. Each campground on Mount Lemmon is different, ranging from the cactus and tall grass of the high desert to the aspen’s and ponderosa’s of the alpine forest to the lake at Rose Canyon.