The trail will actually take you from Catalina State Park and connect you with Mount Lemmon Trail #5 which will go all the way to the top (~12 miles and 6400 Ft. of elevation gain.)  The facts below reflect only the section of the trail inside Catalina.

Quick Facts:

  • Total Distance: 8.7 miles RT
  • Trailhead Elevation: 2,500 Ft.
  • Elevation Gain: ~5,800 Ft. (Although you can stop and cut about 4,000 of that off as the trail only gains about 1,800 ft over the first 4 or 5 miles.) 
  • GPS Route