- The list below includes 22 free or cheap things to do in or near Mount Lemmon, Arizona, including 26 different types of inexpensive activities like Observatories & Planetariums, Mountains, Scenic Drives and Movie Theaters.
- From Mount Lemmon Ski Valley to Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Mount Lemmon and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Tucson and Marana.
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4800 W. Gates Pass Rd., Tucson, AZ 85745 MoreLess Info
The diversity of animals from around the world is put on display at the International Wildlife Museum through realistic dioramas. Educational programs are spread throughout the site in a casual format which emphasizes knowledge of science-based wildlife management and sustainable use conservation.
The Ora Mae Harn Park is a public park with many desirable amenities. There are lighted ball fields and tennis courts, covered ramadas, grills, an outdoor pool, playgrounds, a senior center and restroom facilities.
Tucson Mountain Park includes 20 000 acres of desert landscape that offers visitors opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, hunting, camping and wildlife observation. Special Outdoor Family Days provide guided park experiences for all ages.
Cocoraque Ranch & Pavilion is a real working ranch that offers regular activities such as horseback riding and rodeos. The site also hosts weekend and extended getaways for visitors to participate in cattle drives and other authentic ranch chores.
The Double R Ranch offers guided horseback riding experiences tailored to all levels of skill and experience. At the end of the day's rides, the ranch provides home style dinners served, weather permitting, on the porch.