Tucson Mountain Park, Arizona

We Landed at Gilbert Ray Campground in Tucson Mountain Park just outside of Tucson, AZ, and right next to Saguaro National Park.


Gilbert Ray Campground: #71A & #41A, these sites have electric with water nearby, dump station available, 138 total sites, 2,630 ft elevation. Dec 29th - Jan 8th.

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Also: Gilbert Ray Campground (second visit 2015)

Gilbert Ray Campground is a popular campground located in Tucson Mountain Park, near the city of Tucson, Arizona. The campground is known for its beautiful desert scenery and proximity to several popular hiking trails.

Campsite Options

The campground offers a total of 138 sites, with both RV and tent camping available. The sites are spacious and well-maintained, with picnic tables, fire rings, and access to drinking water. There is also a dump station available for RVs.

Natural Beauty Surrounds You

The campground is situated in a breathtaking desert landscape, with towering saguaro cacti and stunning mountain views visible from many of the campsites. The surrounding Tucson Mountain Park offers several hiking trails, including the popular Hugh Norris Trail, which provides awe-inspiring vistas of the area.

Activities for Nature Enthusiasts

  • Hiking: Explore the diverse trails in Tucson Mountain Park.
  • Wildlife Viewing: Observe the fascinating animals that call this desert home.
  • Birdwatching: Spot colorful birds as they flit through the cacti.
  • Stargazing: Marvel at the clear night sky away from city lights.

Tranquility Amidst Nature

The campground is renowned for its peaceful and serene atmosphere, making it an ideal destination for those seeking an escape from urban life's chaos.

Convenient Facilities

To ensure a comfortable stay, Gilbert Ray Campground provides various amenities for visitors:

  • Camp Store: Stock up on essentials or grab a souvenir.
  • Hot Showers: Refresh yourself after a day of outdoor activities.
  • Flush Toilets: Enjoy modern restroom facilities during your stay.

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