Palisades Visitor Center

Near Mount Lemmon, Arizona

Palisades Visitor Center does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


Palisades Visitor Center

The facility has a parking lot and deck, along with the interpretive center, and is maintained by the Santa Catalina Ranger District.

The Visitor Center is where people can gain a brief introduction to the natural and cultural history of the Santa Catalina Mountains and Mount Lemmon. The material and staff available are there to ensure that the visitors will have a safe and enjoyable stay and will treat the natural resources with respect and appreciation.

The Palisades Visitor Center is located adjacent to the parking lot. The staff provides information about trails on the mountain, as well as answering questions about plants and animals common to the area. Books, mementos of Mount Lemmon and Southern Arizona and inexpensive maps of Mount Lemmon and the surrounding area are offered for sale through the Public Lands Interpretive Association. Free Forest Service information is also available in the bookstore.