|Saguaro National Park|
Camping and Lodging - Tucson
Arizona State Parks
Pima County Parks
US Forest Service
Coronado National Forest
National Park Service
Tucson Visitors Bureau
Saguaro National Park has no campgrounds that are accessible by vehicle. Backcountry camping is available in Saguaro East only. However, Tucson has a lot of drive-in camping both public and private. I have listed links to most of the public camping area around Tucson to the left. Some of the camping areas are up to 100 miles from Tucson. So check the links to the right for more information.
Tucson Mountain Park's (Gilbert Ray Campground) is the closest public camping to Saguaro National Park - Western District. It is located about 4 miles south of Saguaro's Red Hills Visitor Center. Camping is on a first come first serve basis and it has 130 R.V. sites with individual 30 amp electrical hookups. This campground is surrounded by a Saguaro forest so it is very scenic.
Catalina State Park is another fine camping site with 95 drive-in campsites with electric and water hook-ups. It is about 30 miles away from Saguaro NP West but is right next to Oro Valley so its near grocery stores and shops.
Tucson also has many private RV parks to choose from. You can look at the Good Sams RV Directory Tucson or the Tucson Visitors Bureau Accomodations page has hotels, resorts, spas, bed & breakfasts, and vacation rentals on their page.