When you’re there, stop by the Cookie Cabin for dinner or dessert. Photo: The setting sun lights a rock formation near Windy Point Vista along the Catalina Highway. Catalina Village map - Catalina Village Michelin maps, with map scales from 1/1 000 000 to 1/200 000 SANTA CATALINA MOUNTAINS . Map of highways that will get you to Colorado. Numerous pullouts and vista points line the route up the mountain. The trail offers a number of activity options. Title: Map of the Alaska Highway Author: Matthew Created Date: 3/18/2016 12:42:45 PM A paved road, the Catalina Highway/Sky Island Scenic Byway, winds high into the mountains past many vistas and recreation areas. The lower portion of the Catalina Highway offers varied climbing in a Sonoran Desert setting. File:Catalina Highway Map.jpg. Catalina Highway (General Hitchcock Highway): This 27-mile highway winds through the Santa Catalina Mountains ending near Mount Lemmon. © Copyright 2020 Arizona Department of Transportation, State of Arizona. The 30-mile drive begins at Tanque Verde Road in Tucson, and the first few miles are mostly flat. | Randy Prentice. Length: 30 miles one wayDirections:  From the intersection of Tanque Verde Road and Catalina Highway (also known as General Hitchcock Highway or Sky Island Scenic Byway) in Tucson, go north on Catalina Highway for 30 miles to Summerhaven.Vehicle Requirements:  NoneInformation: Santa Catalina Ranger District, 520-749-8700 or www.fs.usda.gov/coronado. Down south, however, there is a vehicle-friendly version of this ascension through the ecosystems. In between is a mix of grassland, woodland and forest. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. The view of the Tucson area is spectacular, and it’s easy to see why this vista is a popular wedding spot. Map multiple locations, get transit/walking/driving directions, view live traffic conditions, plan trips, view satellite, aerial and street side imagery. You won’t get all the way to the 9,100-foot summit on this drive, but don’t be surprised if the temperature at the end is 30 degrees lower than when you got into your car. As Arizona Highways contributor Craig Childs will tell you, going from the Colorado River to the rim of the Grand Canyon is the ecological equivalent of walking from Mexico to Canada in less than 10 miles. File; File history; File usage on Commons; File usage on other wikis; Size of this preview: 455 × 599 pixels. This page shows the elevation/altitude information of Catalina Highway, Catalina Hwy, Tucson, AZ, USA, including elevation map, topographic map, narometric pressure, longitude and latitude. The Catalina Highway, also known as the Sky Island Scenic Byway, climbs Mount Lemmon, the highest peak of the Santa Catalina Mountains. The light colored pegmatitic granitic rocks and quartz veins that intrude it are related to the 50-million-year-old Wilderness Suite leucogranites. (552 × 727 pixels, file size: 73 KB, MIME type: http://www.fs.fed.us/r3/coronado/forest/recreation/scenic_drives/scenic_images/cat_hwy.jpg, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:Catalina_Highway_Map.jpg&oldid=299096156, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, {{Information |Description={{en|1=Map of the Catalina Highway}} |Source=http://www.fs.fed.us/r3/coronado/forest/recreation/scenic_drives/scenic_images/cat_hwy.jpg |Author=United States Forest Service |Date= |Permission= |other_versions= }}