Come to Tucson and you'll quickly see that the city is literally surrounded on all sides by mountains. It's one of the reasons why wanderlust travelers, nature lovers, and outdoor enthusiasts have flocked here for generations.

Explore the lower elevation desert ranges like the Tucson Mountains and Tortolita Mountains, studded with Saguaros and home to unique wildlife the likes of which you've never seen. Or climb high into the ponderosa pine forests of our region's aptly named Sky Island ranges like the Santa CatalinasSanta Ritas, and Rincons.

No matter which direction you choose you'll find endless opportunities for outdoor recreation and the ability to explore some of the most diverse and beautiful natural surroundings on earth.


Explore Tucson's Nearby Mountain Ranges

Mount Lemmon

Mount Lemmon

Rincon Peak

Rincon Mountains

Sabino Canyon Greenery

Santa Catalina Mountains

Madera Canyon Pastureq

Santa Rita Mountains

Honeybee Canyon Park & Trailhead

Tortolita Mountains

JW Marriott Starr Pass hiker sunset

Tucson Mountains



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