The Arizona Trail
The Arizona Trail passes just 6 miles west of San Manuel by road where it crosses Webb Road. It stretches from Utah to Mexico and is 800 miles long. The trail brings adventure to hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians.
San Manuel is a designated gateway community of The Arizona Trail and has a public use airport just 6.8 miles from the trail. The American Flag Trailhead is just off Mount Lemmon Road onto American Flag Ranch Road about 3/10ths of a mile.
Arizona Zipline Adventures
Just 10 miles west of San Manuel are zipline tours with 5 spans of 400′ to 1500′. Zipline tours are by reservation. The onsite Peppersauce Kitchen serves a choose your own build on burgers. Also, camping, a general store, gold panning, various events, an expansive porch area and short trails. And, offers trips to Peppersauce Cave for wild cave tours by experienced guides.
35406 S Mount Lemmon Road, Oracle, AZ 85623 | 520 308-9350 | Website | Facebook
Biosphere 2 is a University of Arizona research facility for studying ecosystems and includes a rain forest. It was originally built as a sealed self-sustaining environment to research and develop space colonization technology. Guided tours are offered. Many areas of the complex are wheelchair accessible. The facility also hosts conferences.
Located 17 miles west of San Manuel on highway 77 at: 32540 S Biosphere Rd, Oracle, AZ 85739
520 621-4800 | Website | Facebook | On Google Maps
Peppersauce Cave is a primitive ‘at own risk’ site with no services. It is located 2.2 miles south of the Peppersauce Campground on Mount Lemmon Road. The road abruptly turns left there. A short distance up the wash is the cave’s sign.
Cave Map (Facebook) | SkyAboveUs | Wikipedia Article | On Google Maps | Wild Tours
Titan Power Rentals
Titan Power Sports & Rentals is a Certified Polaris Outfitter renting the latest Polaris machines. Rent & ride right from location and access 1000’s of miles of epic trails.
760 E American Ave. Oracle, AZ 85632 | 855-736-8494 or book online | Website | Facebook
Apache Sky Casino
Located 23 miles to the north on highway 77, the casino features a large variety of video slot machines and live blackjack. Full bar and food venue.
Located at: 777 Apache Sky Blvd. in Dudleyville, AZ. | 800 272–2438 | Website | Facebook | On Google Maps
Mountain Bike Rentals
Rent mountain bikes at the 3C Ranch on Mount Lemmon Rd south of the ziplines.
Located at: 36033 S Mt Lemmon Rd, Oracle, AZ | 520 896-2372 | Webpage
3D Archery Range
The range consists of 3 courses (14 targets/course). The entire course is approximately a 1.5 mile walk. Bow and arrow rentals available.
Located at the 3C Ranch at: 36033 S Mt Lemmon Rd, Oracle, AZ | 520 896-2372 | Webpage