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Saguaro National Park–East–Juniper Basin Campground

Rincon Mountain District (East)
3693 South Old Spanish Trail
Tucson, Arizona 85730
Juniper Basin Campground (ProTrails) webpage
Saguaro National Park website
Rincon Mountain District (East) map

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About Juniper Basin Campground
The Juniper Basin Campground is located 6.8 miles from the Tanque Verde Ridge Trailhead in Saguaro National Park. This remote campground is situated in a thick pine-oak forest deep in the Rincon Mountains.

Juniper Basin is one of only six backcountry campsites in the Saguaro Wilderness, and a popular destination for strong and prepared day hikers.

The Tanque Verde Ridge Trail touches 4 distinct biotic communities on the variously steep, rugged climb into the backcountry. Visitors will enjoy terrific views, varied landscapes, and good wildlife viewing throughout.
From Juniper Basin Campground (ProTrails) webpage

About Saguaro National Park
Tucson, Arizona is home to the nation’s largest cacti. The giant saguaro is the universal symbol of the American west. These majestic plants, found only in a small portion of the United States, are protected by Saguaro National Park, to the east and west of the modern city of Tucson. Here you have a chance to see these enormous cacti, silhouetted by the beauty of a magnificent desert sunset.
From Saguaro National Park webpage