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 Catalinas, Santa 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