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Rose Canyon Campground

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Phone
Phone:
520-749-8700
Reservations:
877-444-6777
Address
Mount Lemmon, AZ
Basics
Number of Sites:
74 Sites
Price:
$18
Elevation:
7000 feet
Reservations:
Reservations not accepted.

Description

Rose Canyon campsites are spacious and attractive, spread out among stands of large ponderosa pine and clumps of Gambel oaks. Even during the hottest summer day in the deserts below, Rose Canyon stays cool. Rose Creek meanders through the area over a colorful bed of boulders lined with clumps of red-osier dogwood to Rose Canyon Lake at the lower limit of the campground.

The 7-acre lake, tucked away among tall ponderosas and granite outcrops, offers a nice setting for a woodland walk, a lakeside time-out, or an afternoon of fishing for stocked rainbow trout. There is a one-mile trail leading around the lake that provides access for anglers and others. It passes by some excellent spots for taking photos of the surrounding trees, rocks, and sky reflected in the quiet waters.

When the campground closes in October, gates are locked, drinking water is turned off, and garbage service is curtailed. However, fishing and picnicking are still allowed for those willing to walk in. If you visit during this off-season, you must pack out everything you pack in.

The campground is operated and maintained by a private concessionaire under the auspices of the USDA Forest Service.

Basic Amenities
  • Drinking Water
  • Flush Toilets
Special Features
  • Convenience Store
  • Firewood Sold
  • Cooking Grills
  • Fire Rings
  • Picnic Tables
Additional Conveniences
  • Pets Allowed
Additional Notes

Tents, trailers to 22' and small motor homes permitted.

Amenity list above may not be complete.

Details

Season
April 15 - October 31
Price
$18
Single Campsite: $18
Second Vehicle: $8

Day Use Group Sites:
(call 877-444-6777 for Reservations)
up to 50 people: $55
51 - 90 people: $85
91 - 120 people: $100

Day Use per vehicle: $8

Firewood: $6

Location
Northeast of Tucson, between mile markers 17 and 18 on the Catalina Highway.
Elevation
7000 feet
Basic Info
Total Sites:
74 Sites
More Site Details
RV Hookups:
None
Pet Policy
Pets must be restrained or on a leash.
Activities
Fishing,  Hiking, 
7-acre mountain lake
Fishing (stocked with trout)
Spacious sites
Cool forest setting
Additional Details
No boats or swimming are allowed in the lake.
Basic Directions
From Tucson, take Tanque Verde Road east to the Catalina Highway. Turn left (north) onto Catalina Highway, and drive 4.2 miles to the Forest boundary . Then continue up the scenic Highway 17.5 miles. Turn left off the Catalina Highway into the Campground. Proceed to the ticket booth to pay fees.

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