Sleep within walking distance of a pawmazing scenic viewpoint of the Santa Catalinas when you camp at Showers Point Group Site. This facility has three tent-only spots that can each accommodate up to 25 people and five vehicles. There are level pads, fire rings, flush toilets, and potable water here. Make your reservations online before you visit. You're sure to enjoy your accommodations under the shady ponderosa pines.
You'll be camping on the mountain slope under pine and oak trees. The facility offers access to some furrific trails and fishing opportunities. Once you're set up, walk to the Showers Point Bluff for stunning vistas of the Santa Cruz Valley and lower Santa Catalina Mountains. You're about a quarter-mile from the upper trailhead for the Palisade Trail here. Follow the 6.2-mile path through the ponderosa pines down to Pine and Palisade Canyons. On your trek, you'll see views of Sabino Canyon, Cathedral Peak, and a waterfall. As you travel, you might see white-tailed deer, coati, Swainson's Hawk, and other wildlife. Head over to Rose Canyon Lake, about 4.5 miles away, to enjoy some fishing. There's a day use fee here. Finish your day of adventures around the fire ring and share tales of your day.
Your pooch can join you here, but keep them on a leash. You can bring your fur-baby with you when you hike the Palisade Trail. Carry bags to scoop their poop. Never leave Fido unattended, and keep them in your car or tent at night.
The Showers Point Group Site offers campers a high mountain adventure in the Coronado National Forest. Set up your base camp, go exploring in the Santa Catalina Mountains, and enjoy the puptacular views of the surrounding areas. Practice bear safety here and use the food storage lockers at night. Put anything that has a scent that could attract unwanted visitors in the boxes.