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The Best Camping in Catalina Foothills

Looking for the best camping in Catalina Foothills? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Catalina Foothills. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Catalina Foothills

  • Tucson, Arizona

    Hutch's Pool

    15.71 mi / 1893 ft gain
    Hutch's Pool is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Tucson, Arizona.
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  • Mount Lemmon, Arizona

    Hutch's Pool via West Fork Sabino Trail FS #24

    7.96 mi / 1270 ft gain
    Hutch's Pool via West Fork Sabino Trail FS #24 is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Tucson, Arizona.
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Palisades Trail FS #99

    10.2 mi / 4236 ft gain
    Palisades Trail FS #99 is a point-to-point trail where you may see wildflowers located near Tucson, Arizona.
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  • Mount Lemmon, Arizona

    Meadow Trail #5A

    1.91 mi / 384 ft gain
    Meadow Trail #5A is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Mount Lemmon, Arizona.
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Camp at Molino Basin

    0 mi / 0 ft gain
    Molino Basin Campground is the only campground of the Catalina District of the Forest Service to be open year round due to its lower elevation at only 4500'. Its position along the Mount Lemmon Highway makes Molino Basin a perfect basecamp for further adventures in the Santa Catalina Mountains, a...
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  • Mount Lemmon, Arizona

    Mint Spring Trail to Sabino Canyon via Wilderness of Rocks and West Fork Trail

    20.14 mi / 1467 ft gain
    Mint Spring Trail to Sabino Canyon via Wilderness of Rocks and West Fork Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see local wildlife located near Summerhaven, Arizona.
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Tanque Verde Ridge Trail

    20.42 mi / 5033 ft gain
    Tanque Verde Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Vail, Arizona.
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Hope Camp to Grass Shack Camp Trail

    9.71 mi / 2746 ft gain
    Hope Camp to Grass Shack Camp Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Vail, Arizona.
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  • Vail, Arizona

    Manning Camp Trail

    15.51 mi / 4226 ft gain
    Manning Camp Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Benson, Arizona.
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  • Campground Loop B, Arizona

    Camp at Picacho Peak State Park

    3.1 mi / 800 ft gain
    Drive about 30 minutes west on I-10 from Tucson, AZ to the Picacho Peak Rd. Exit and follow the signs south to the park entrance. The campgrounds are about a half mile inside the main gate to the right.You can either make a reservation at Pichacho Peak State Park or arrive the day of and pay. Eve...
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  • Green Valley, Arizona

    The Shovel Trail

    6.06 mi / 2759 ft gain
    The Shovel Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Green Valley, Arizona.
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  • Green Valley, Arizona

    Vault Mine Loop

    5.86 mi / 2684 ft gain
    Vault Mine Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Green Valley, Arizona.
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  • Green Valley, Arizona

    Mount Wrightson via Old Baldy Trail

    10.47 mi / 4035 ft gain
    Mount Wrightson via Old Baldy Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Patagonia, Arizona.
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  • Green Valley, Arizona

    Agua Caliente Trail

    4.76 mi / 2428 ft gain
    Agua Caliente Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Green Valley, Arizona.
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  • Benson, Arizona

    Ocotillo Loop Trail

    3.08 mi / 338 ft gain
    Ocotillo Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Saint David, Arizona.
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  • Winkelman, Arizona

    Aravaipa Canyon Trail

    9.49 mi / 1007 ft gain
    Aravaipa Canyon Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near San Manuel, Arizona.
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