Rose Canyon Campground
Rose Canyon Campground

Rose Canyon Campground

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There will be very limited parking for the lake at this time while the lake bathhouse is currently closed to public access, undergoing much needed renovations. Portable toilets and handwash stations are available. 

  • Rose Canyon Campground is just 17 miles northeast of Tucson, AZ, off the Catalina Highway Scenic Drive near the summit of Mt. Lemmon. This area is popular for day use, as well as overnight camping. With a high elevation, forested setting, two group picnic areas, and opportunities for hiking, wildlife viewing, and fishing, Rose Canyon offers a great summer respite from the city.


    • Bird Watching
    • Fishing
    • Grills
    • Max Amp 50
    • Pet Friendly
    • Store


    Campground (73 total sites)

    The campground offers spacious, single-family campsites, as well as two group day use areas with picnic shelters; one of which can be reserved for up to 120 guests. The facility is equipped with picnic tables, campfire rings with grills, and vault toilets.

    Please note: parking spaces are limited at the campgrounds on Mt. Lemmon. Upon reservation, visitors are provided the maximum number of parking spaces allotted per campsite. The RV Only Loops are as follows: Willow Canyon Loop, Willow Edge Loop, and Red Tail Loop.

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    Day Use

    Rose Canyon Campground offers multiple day use amenities. Come out and enjoy sunshine and fishing at the lake, or use the spacious Amphitheater for events. Parking spaces are limited at group sites.