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Mount Lemmon & Summerhaven road now open after Bighorn Fire
Enjoy a day on Mt. Lemmon again! The Catalina Highway to Mount
Lemmon and Summerhaven is now open to the public after repairs from the
While the main road to the top of Mount Lemmon, Ski Valley and Summerhaven village is open, some of the hiking trails and campgrounds still remain closed.
The closed areas of the Santa Catalina
Mountains and Coronado National Forest include the General Hitchcock,
Gordon Hirabayashi, Rose Canyon and Spencer Canyon campgrounds.
Sabino Canyon Recreation Area, Sabino Canyon Trail #23, and
the Control Road #38 Scenic Drive remain closed, at least, until
Flash flooding at the base of the Catalinas, including Oracle,
Oro Valley and the Catalina Foothills may experience "life threatening"
flooding, according to the US Weather Service.
The recent Bullhorn Fire burned nearly 120,000 acres.
Visiting Mount Lemmon & Summerhaven
Ski Valley | Summerhaven | Map
Road closures when weather is bad
Weather conditions can change
quickly. When it is raining in the Tucson basin, there is a good chance
that the Catalina Mountains are getting soaked. Check today's Mt. Lemmon weather and road conditions. What is happening on Mt. Lemmon?
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The Santa Catalina Mountains
The Legends & History
The Lost City & Mission
Tucson Gold Rush of the 1880s
Books about Mt. Lemmon and the Catalina Mountains
of lost mines, lost cities and a lost mission have been passed down by
word of mouth for generations. The most famous legend, the Iron Door
Mine, helped launch the early American hunt for gold in the 1850s.
Download free PDF sample and read more about the legends and history
behind them in a new local book on the Treasures in the Santa Catalinas.
From Amazon.com: Eric Fazio-Rhicard, Author Squeezing the Lemmon II... More Juice Than Ever: A Rock Climber's Guide to the Mt. Lemmon Highway, Tucson, Arizona
Climb Mt. Lemmon with one of the more popular hiking books about the
Catalina Mountains. Includes maps, photos, route topos and descriptions,
and general area information most climbers find handy. 324 pages.
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