Mission Ridge Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Mission Ridge is a popular, residential neighborhood located near the Tucson International Airport, the Pima Community College Desert Vista Campus, the Pima County Rodeo Grounds, and numerous parks. It is inside the 85746 postal zip code area, and is bordered by South Camino de la Tierra to the west, West Los Reales Road to the south, and South Cardinal Avenue to the east.
The neighborhood is made up of single-family homes and multi-family townhomes. Each lot has a desert-themed landscaped yard with gravel or cinders, desert plants, and a minimum of trees.
Mission Ridge Park is in the top northeast corner of Mission Ridge. It is a perfect place for a picnic, a baseball game, or a basketball game. Children of all ages enjoy the swings.
One of the main conveniences of Mission Ridge is its easy access to I-19 that goes to the border city of Nogales, and I-10 that runs from the East Coast to the West Coast.
The University of Arizona and Raytheon Missile Systems are the two largest employers in the Tucson area. Both places employ over 10,000 workers.
Tucson Mountain Park is an enormous 19,000-acre park that is due north of Mission Ridge. It includes an archery and shooting range where residents can practice shooting with their bow and arrow or their guns. There are many trails within the park that can be used for hiking, bike riding, or horseback riding. A campground is available for visitors who wish to spend more time at the park. The early-morning hours and dusk are the best times to watch for the wildlife that inhabit the park, although some animals may be spotted during the day.