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Cottonwood Vista located in the Catalina Foothills is a scenic community with great big-city convenience. The Catalina Foothills provide the residents of Cottonwood Vista with incredible mountain views and even better sunsets as the sun creeps over mountains.
Located just off of Craycroft Road and Mesquite Creek, Cottonwood Vista is situated in a recreation haven. To the north of Cottonwood Vista are the mountains, and everywhere else there is a park or golf course to provide some variety to the day’s recreation.
The mountains to the north present one of the best opportunities in the area for recreation. Many residents of the Tucson area in general simply pick a road and go up as far as they can by vehicle before changing their mode of transportation. The mountains provide many opportunities for hikers, photographers, and even mountain cyclists. With numerous vistas, there are new opportunities for hiking and climbing even for long-time residents. For those less experienced or without knowledge of the area, there are guides throughout the area who will take groups up into the mountains.
For many, the start up the mountain starts at the George Mehl Foothills District Park off of East River Road. The park offers information about the area and the foothills, offering some guidance for hikers who are looking to make the trek up the mountain. The park is also a popular gathering spot for guides meeting up with their groups prior to departing. Inside the park is also other recreation. Several baseball fields and soccer fields make the park popular for many youth sports.
Golfers in the area need not feel left out. To the south of Cottonwood Vista is the Tucson Country Club. This large golf course is popular in the area and also provides numerous other activities, including several tennis courts and a lap swimming pool.