Sabino Canyon Recreation Area Cactus Ramada 1 Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

At an elevation of 2,800 feet, Cactus Ramada # 1 is located within the extremely popular Sabino Canyon Recreation Area at the edge of Tucson, Arizona. For many who come to visit the Southwest, this area provides their first close encounter with the Sonoran Desert and the fascinating variety of plants and animals that make it their home. Facilities at Cactus Ramada # 1 include one 4-hole vault restroom, one non-electric covered ramada, four (4) barrier-free picnic tables, one serving table, two bear-proof trash cans, a stone constructed firering, six (6) benches and two large barbecue grills.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Picnic Area
  • Area Attraction
  • Bbq Grills
  • Benches
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Cell phone service
  • Educational Programs
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Fee booth
  • Fire Ring
  • Forest District Office
  • Garbage Cans
  • Group Picnic Area
  • Hiking
  • Historical sites
  • Information Board
  • Jogging/Running
  • Junior Ranger Program
  • Locked Fee Drop Box
  • Nature Program
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnicing
  • Privacy
  • Restroom
  • Shelter
  • Sightseeing
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Visitor Center
  • Wilderness Area
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Horse Corrals
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Nature Trails
  • Paved Roads
  • Restrooms
  • Scenery
  • Trails
  • Tram/Cable Car Rides
  • Water Drinking
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Emergency Services
  • Gas/Groceries
  • Hospital
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Airport


Peak Season
Jan 01 2010 -
Dec 31 2010
Peak Season
Jan 01 2011 -
Dec 31 2011

Alerts and Important Information Fee for the site must be received four (4) days prior to the first day of reservation. The group site will only accommodate a party size of 45. Please bring your own charcoal; charcoal is not provided. Bicycles are not permitted in Sabino Canyon on Saturdays and Wednesdays. All other days, bicycles are permitted before 9:00 a.m. and after 5 p.m. Pets are not permitted in Cactus Ramada # 1 or any portion of the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area. Build cook fires only using the barbecue provided for that purpose. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR KEEPING YOUR COOKING FIRE UNDER CONTROL. Completely extinguish cook fires before leaving. For the safety and convenience of others, do not block, restrict, or interfere with the use of roads or trails. Remove all personal property and trash when leaving the area. Trashcans are provided for your convenience. Cactus Ramada # 1 Group Site is a DAY USE ONLY area. Day use hours are between 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Only one vehicle is allowed inside the group site to carry in and out supplies. Do not carve, chop, cut, or damage any tree, bush, or cacti. No fighting or boisterous behavior. Keep noise at a reasonable level. Be courteous to your fellow visitors. Discharging of firearms in a Developed Recreation Site is prohibited Operate audio devices so that it will not disturb other Forest visitors. Be aware of your surroundings. Though this area is located within city limits, there is wildlife in this area. This area is Mountain Lion Habitat. Secure all food and make sure all trash and properly disposed in the trash cans when leaving. The Federal Government is not responsible for any loss or damage to personal property All funds will be forfeited if contact is not made with the Ranger District prior to 12 hours before the reservation period. Money received will not be refunded. Another date may be requested for the same recreation operating season (same calendar year). One vehicle may park at the group site. Vehicle is used to bring in and out supplies.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 18 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Sabino Canyon Recreation Area Cactus Ramada 1
Campground Phone: 520-749-8700
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Catalina Foothills, AZ

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More About Sabino Canyon Recreation Area Cactus Ramada 1 Campground

Sabino Canyon Recreation Area Cactus Ramada 1 is a campground located in Catalina Foothills, Arizona. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -110.8161 latitude, and -110.8161 longitude into your GPS device.

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