General Hitchcock Campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM


Campground Details

Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 11

About: This small, sheltered campground is tucked away just off the Catalina Highway, along the rocky streambed that forms the floor of upper Bear Canyon. Campsites are nestled under a canopy of ponderosa pines, junipers and oaks. Some sites are located right along Bear Creek among large rocks. The Creek generally only flows during rainy periods or during the Spring snowmelt.

Fees: $10 (2011)

Water: None

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Directions: Take the Catalina Highway off Tanque Verde Road in Tucson. Drive 4.2 miles to the Forest boundary and continue 12 miles to the campground on the right.

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