Whitehouse Picnic Area, AZ

US Forest Service

The Whitehouse area is named for the nearby ruins of an old white adobe house built at the mouth of Madera Canyon in the 1880’s. Tables and charcoal grills here are tucked under mesquite and oak...[more]

Whitehouse Picnic Area


Drive south from Tucson on Interstate 19 to the Continental Road/Madera Canyon Exit. Turn east and follow the signs 12 miles to scenic Madera Canyon and the picnic area. The entire route is paved. helps you discover and book trips to all of America's public places.
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