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Visitors traveling along I-10 in southern Arizona can’t miss the prominent 1,500-foot peak of Picacho Peak State Park. Enjoy the view as you hike the trails that wind up the peak and, often in the spring, overlook a sea of wildflowers. The park and...more
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Just left after a week there. These are nice large sites. Our 37 foot class A and tow fit nicely,. Lots of pull-throughs. Fire rings, ramadas (little roofs over the picnic tables) a few sites had an additional area to set up a tent or...More
Located between Tucson & Phoenix, easy to access. The longest hiking trails can be quite difficult, but there are plenty of moderate options. Views from the peaks can be awesome. Depending on weather, wildflowers can be stunning.
The Hunter Trail to the top of Picacho Peak is rated difficult and is difficult and challenging. Bring plenty of water and a pair of gloves to grip the cables. The hike to the saddle is not overly difficult. Upon reaching the saddle you will...More
This place is simply beautiful. The sunrise and sunsets are to die for. Lot's of walking areas. Is there a negative? Well, the interstate is some what close so there is a slight amount of road noise. The stars at night more than make up...More
This Arizona State Park is located richt next to the Interstate between Tucson and Phoenix. It has a nice campground next to the Picacho Peak which van be hiked to the top. Campsites have only electricity, but there is a dumpstation with also potable water....More
Wanted to climb this mt for the past six winter visits to Tucson from ne Pennsylvania. Did it earlier this week after a 3/4 hr ride on a Sunday (there is a per car fee to enter the park), started 8:45 am on the 3...More
We've driven by Picacho Peak in the past but never stopped until this trip when we had time for short hike. We would loved to have taken a longer trail and gotten close to the summit but ended up on the Calloway Trail. The overlook...More
The hike to the top of Picacho Peak is worth the climb. Just enough steep elevation changes to make things interesting, but a bit technical in places. Cables available for the really steep parts, and good idea to bring gloves to protect the hands.
Response from ArizonaStateParks | Property representative |
Yes, this park offers full hookups, including up to 50amp service and pull-throughs with trailers. If you visit our campground reservations webpage for that park, you can view options based on filters for size and... More
Yes, this park offers full hookups, including up to 50amp service and pull-throughs with trailers. If you visit our campground reservations webpage for that park, you can view options based on filters for size and access.
TA does not allow us to include website links in responses, but if you Google Picacho Peak State Park, you should get the link directly to that park. Select the "Campground Reservations" button on the top-right to get started. Have a great visit!