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Mount Lemmon

Tucson, Arizona, AZ
+1 520-626-8122
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Beautiful Vistas and Hiking

We drove up Mt. Lemmon for a day hike on the Lemmon Rock Lookout Trail. Unfortunately the road was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chuck G
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Back Roads

My husband got a new 4X4 truck so he wanted to try it out. We took the back roads up the mountain... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Grand Haven, Michigan
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This picturesque mountain is located just north of Tucson and provides great opportunities for summer hiking and winter skiing.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ski lift” (35 reviews)
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“day trip” (29 reviews)
Tucson, Arizona, AZ
+1 520-626-8122

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove up Mt. Lemmon for a day hike on the Lemmon Rock Lookout Trail. Unfortunately the road was closed beyond the ski area, so we hiked the Butterfly Trail instead. For an early February hike, this was a great spot to go. It took...More

Thank Chuck G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband got a new 4X4 truck so he wanted to try it out. We took the back roads up the mountain and some were pretty rough. He was having a great time. The area is beautiful. We saw many deer, birds, rabbits and some...More

Thank oily55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove up the mountain to do some birding, photography and geocaching and had success on all three. As we climbed up to 8000 feet in elevation, the temperatures dropped by 30 degrees and the flora changed continuously as we rose in elevation. Snow at...More

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

If you happen to visit Tucson when it is hot, you don't have to stay in the heat. Just head up to the height of Mount Lemmon to where you are comfortable, surrounded by Pine trees, and enjoy the different eco-system.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Atomosphere and food was excellent. Very popular place but not real large so patience is needed to be served but it is worth the wait.

1  Thank Susan F
Reviewed 29 December 2017

30 degrees cooler than Tucson. Pleasant ride up the mountain. 45 minutes drive up. Two restaurants and numerous hiking trails. Visit the ski lift in the off season for a scenic ride up the mountain.

Thank BonBonD8500
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Driving up to Mount Lemmon is an occasion for all; people take their kids up there to play in the snow; it's a long and windy road; very scenic; very historic; there's skiing when there's snow; great views of Tucson and surrounding mountain ranges. Good...More

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Whether you are an avid cyclist, hiker, rock climber, or simply want to escape the city or the heat with a picnic, this is a true treasure and fabulous place to get stunning views of the valley. One hour out of the heart of Tucson...More

Thank Lynda S
Reviewed 6 December 2017

To take a ride up to lovely and cool Mt Lemmon is to travel through at least 5 biological zones, ending up in the equivalent of Montana pine/ponderosa forest where the temperature is about 20 degrees less than the city below. The ride up is...More

1  Thank normane557
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Me and my friends go up to Mt Lemmon once a year and it is always wonderful. Always nice weather, great facilities. Love it!

Thank Morgan J
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Karen H
23 September 2017|
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Response from GEDUNLAP | Reviewed this property |
It is not as easy to get around in a wheelchair. There is access provided at the majority of shops. You have to use the street sometimes due to poor sidewalks or none at all
28 December 2016|
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Response from Carl S | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Most of the time. There is a sign at the bottom of the mountain that will let you know before you go up the hill.
Mary H
23 January 2016|
Response from Carl S | Reviewed this property |
When we first moved here we all thought that it was a scary drive. After you have gone up it a couple of times it's pretty cool.