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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Can I Rent A Cabin on Mt. Lemmon?

We get calls all the time about rental cabins and camping on Mount Lemmon, Arizona. While we do not offer these services in our store, we are happy to help you get outfitted for your visit. Below is a selection of resources to help you find Mt. Lemmon businesses that provide rental accommodations. We are not affiliated with any of them.

Do You Carry this at the Store?

If we don't carry it, we can order it. Depending on how long you are on the Mountain, we can get a surprising selection of items. Don't be afraid to ask for something special. We might even have it in stock.

How Did Mt. Lemmon Get It's Name

Eileen Palese wrote, “The Mountain was named for the first white woman who dared to climb it, a vibrant, curious woman who was challenged by the beauty of the mountain's plant life and the harshness of its precipices.” - Sara Allen Plummer Lemmon

What Can I do On Mt. Lemmon

Mt. Lemmon is open year-round with activities as diverse as camping, hiking, fishing, skiing, climbing or just escaping the heat and exploring the town of Summerhaven.

Who Were The First Inhabitants on Mt. Lemmon?

Some of the first inhabitants to the Santa Catalina Mountains were Desert Archaic people. These people were here from approximately 6500 BC to 200 AD. They were followed by the Hohokam and later the O’odham peoples, including the Tohono O’odham and Akimel O’odham.

Who Was Sara Allen Plummer Lemmon

In 1881, Sara Allen Plummer Lemmon, a slender, dark-haired woman of 45 challenged and then conquered the mountain that loomed over the old Spanish Pueblo called Tucson.

Can I Get Hot Food At The Top Of Mt. Lemmon

You have many choices for dining in Summerhaven. Our town boasts Cookie Cabin, Sawmill Run Restaurant, and The General Store. From a quick snack to a sit down meal, we've got you covered.

Do I Need To Pay With Cash Only??

Not at all, all the shops accept credit cards and we have an ATM here at the General Store.

Do You Still Sell Fudge?

Yes, we sell delicious fudge. We get calls all the time from people who tried our fudge and want us to ship them more.