Located on Mt. Lemmon just northeast of Tucson, Arizona, these campgrounds and lakefront day use areas are a great way to escape the summer heat.

Campground Information

Rose Canyon Lake
Showers Point Group Camp



Hey Mt.Lemmon Fans! We're enjoying cooler weather. Wear a jacket when you come. So far no campfire restrictions in Rose Canyon Campground, Showers Point Group Camp and WhiteTail Group Camp. Spencer Campground will open this Friday. FYI: Showers Point and WhiteTail are reservation only. No day use. Half of Rose is reservable. Go to recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777 for reservations. Spencer Campground is all first come first serve. Hope to see you soon! ... See MoreSee Less

Beautiful day on Mt.Lemmon! Spencer Campground will be open next weekend. ... See MoreSee Less

Mt.Lemmon devotees: remember to fill your gas tank before you drive up the mountain. Also bring cash. The campgrounds do not take plastic. There is an ATM at the General Store in Summerhaven. Don't forget to buy some of their incredible homemade fudge! Remember, evenings are cool up here. Bring a jacket. ... See MoreSee Less

Evenings are still very cool on Mt. Lemmon. Be sure to bring a jacket. Daytime is sunny and pleasant. Just a reminder to Day Use visitors in Rose Cyn. Campground: there is NO picnicking in campsites on Fri. and Sat. You can go to the lake, fish, hike and picnic at Bobcat Ramada if parking is available. Usually there is a pretty quick turnaround. The fee booth person will let you know. Day Users can occupy an UNRESERVED campsite on Sundays thru Thurs. until 3pm. While you're up here don't forget to drive to Summerhaven to buy some fabulous homemade fudge at the General Store for your ride back to Tucson! ... See MoreSee Less

Hello Mt. Lemmon fans! Rose Canyon Campground is open for camping and day use. AZ Game and Fish have already stocked the lake. Remember to bring warm clothing & bedding as nights are still a little chilly. Our friendly camphosts Are ready to assist you. ... See MoreSee Less