Mt Lemmon

Find a cool escape from the Tucson heat just a short drive away from town.  (O’odham: Babad Doʼag) was named after the Sara Plummer Lemmon who climbed to the top in 1881. On the backside is Peppersauce Cave (Coordinates: 32°31′28″N 110°42′26″W.) The limestone cave is free and open to the public.Mount Lemmon has breath taking views of the town and the mountain ridges along a small lake 22 miles up from the base.