Sky Island Parkway (Catalina Highway) National Scenic Byway

Map of Sky Island Parkway (Catalina Highway) National Scenic Byway

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In about an hour motorists can drive the 27-mile scenic Sky Island Parkway, leaving the serene land of desert scrub and climbing Mountain Lemmon into a mixed conifer forest, the equivalent of moving through five life zones. For outdoor recreationists, it's a perfect getaway.