Canelo Project


From Tucson: 
Take I-10 East to exit 281. South on Hwy 83 to Sonoita. Continue south on 83 for 17.2 miles following the signs as if going to Parker Canyon Lake. Turn left on Membrillo Lane, immediately past the Forest Service Work station sign and before the grouping of mailboxes on left.

From Sierra Vista: 
Go through the Main Gate of Fort Huachuca. At the traffic circle take the 3rd outlet (Smith Ave.) 4 miles past the blinking traffic light is a fork in the road. Stay to the left. Continue along the base of the mountains to the West Gate. Go 5 more miles and turn right on 83. Go 1/2 mile and turn right on Membrillo Lane.
(To enter Fort Huachuca one needs a visitor’s pass which requires a Photo ID for all adult passengers, registration and proof of insurance.)

From Benson: Take Hwy 90 south. Turn right on 82 for 11 miles. Take the Elgin turn-off. Cross the bridge at Elgin and turn left. Go about 6 miles and turn left on 83. At 7 miles turn left on Membrillo Lane.

Once on Membrillo Lane go 1.1 miles through the Forest Service Work Station. We are at the end of the road.

Physical address:
111 Membrillo Lane
Canelo, AZ  85611

To download a PDF version of these directions: Map & Directions (PDF)

If using Google Maps, be sure to load maps before leaving as we have no cellphone reception in our area.