Pima Canyon

Exclusive community within the Catalina Foothills near Tucson.

Welcome to Pima Canyon

Pima Canyon is a gated community at the base of the Catalina Mountains in the Catalina Foothills, Arizona. Strategically developed by Diamond Ventures in the early 2000's to fit in harmoniously with the desert surroundings, Pima Canyon offers a peaceful, luxurious lifestyle. Set behind a primary guard gate and secondary gates, Pima Canyon is both private and intimate. The homes are inspired by Mediterranean, contemporary, and Southwestern architecture. Contemporary custom estates are still being built. The breathtaking, panoramic views of Tucson and the Catalina Mountains contribute to the exclusivity of Pima Canyon. 
Families shop in boutique retail stores and dine at restaurants in the Catalina Foothills. Outdoor adventurers hike, bike, or horseback ride through Oracle State Park’s 4,000 acres of wildlife. Intersecting Oracle State Park is Arizona’s Trail, revealing miles of diverse and scenic trails allowing residents to connect to other canyons, communities, and mountains.  

What to Love

  • Great view of the city 
  • Shopping at La Encantada
  • Privacy and proximity to the city

Local Lifestyle

Pima Canyon has everything you need to stay active. Minutes from Tucson, residents are privy to a myriad of ways to connect with nature. Enjoy numerous hiking trails within the community. Clear skies and year-round access to outdoor activities for all ages cultivate a strong bond within the neighborhood. Pima Canyon is a serene and friendly community that’s welcoming to young and growing families.  

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

While there are no restaurants or shops within Pima Canyon itself, it’s within the Catalina Foothills, so there are plenty of interesting spots to try nearby. Casa Adobe Plaza is an open-air shopping area with various popular retail shops. Meet your friends and family for casual and fine dining. Casa Adobe Plaza promotes community engagement through local events and partners with local businesses for seasonal festivals. 
Tavolino Ristorante Italiano is an award-winning restaurant serving authentic Northern Italian cuisine. They offer traditional lunch and dinner options, craft cocktails, delicious desserts, and imported Italian beer to pair with your meal. Patrons favor their twist on the Negroni. Located in the Westward Look Resort is GOLD, which serves modern American cuisine. Their menu highlights bold Southwestern flavors and a first-class wine list. Enjoy your fine dining experience while admiring the mountain view. Guadalajara Original Grill is a traditional Mexican restaurant serving handmade tortillas, fresh salsa, and a variety of other classic dishes. Enjoy your next family dinner with live music from a Mariachi band. Located in La Encantada, North Italia serves handmade pizzas, brunch, and fresh pasta. Their Italian butter cake is a popular dessert choice. 

Things to Do

Pima Canyon is a major canyon in the Santa Catalina Mountains. For the best view of Pima Canyon, hike along the Pima Canyon Trail located on the south side of the mountain. Considered moderately challenging, you can horseback ride or hike the trail, which connects to Pusch Ridge. There are many popular outdoor activities in Pima Canyon, including birdwatching, picnics, and desert night hikes, educating you on local nocturnal animals. 
Tohono Chul provides walking trails to learn about indigenous vegetation and wildlife in the Sonoran Desert. It has an impressive collection of art by regional artists representing the culture of the Sonoran Desert. Stop by the bistro for a seasonal brunch menu and refreshing beverages in the garden. La Paloma Country Club’s most notable feature is the 27-hole golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus for all skill levels. The practice facility is open all year-round and offers a junior golf program, tennis, pickleball, and a fitness center. Their resort-style pool area features five outdoor pools and a water slide.   


Amphitheater Unified School District serves Pima Canyon. Many parents also open enroll their children in the Catalina Foothills School District.


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