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Chaparral Heights is a community in northwestern Tucson, along the western boundary of Oro Valley. Encompassing the 85742 zip code area in Pima County, this neighborhood is bordered by West Lambert Lane on the north and North La Cholla Boulevard on the east. Its main streets include North Wild Creek Drive, West Owl Head Place, and North Derrio Canyon Place. Nearby communities include Naranja Ranch, Canada Hills, and Ironwood Ranch.
The neighborhood has a rural feel, with just a few streets that wind down the gently sloping hillside. It is generally so quiet and peaceful here that you can hear a train whistle from the valley below or the chorus of coyotes howling at night. The homes themselves are all constructed in the Santa Fe or Southwestern style. Residents enjoy beautiful views of the city lights and nearby mountain ranges.
This community is close to area schools, served by the Amphitheater School District. This includes Wilson K-8 Elementary, Wilson K-8 Middle, and Ironwood Ridge High School.
Residents of Chaparral Heights enjoy easy access to shopping and dining in Oro Valley, and downtown Tucson is just a 40-minute drive from here. The Oro Valley Hospital constitutes a convenient area health care option. This community is surrounded by many golfing options, including the El Conquistador Country Club, Omni Tucson National Golf Resort, and the Arthur Pack Regional Park Golf Course.
Of course, outdoor recreation options abound in and around the city, and residents of Chaparral Heights enjoy easy access to mountain parks and recreation areas. Popular activities here include camping, hiking, mountain biking, picnicking, and nature viewing.