Area Attractions

Things to Do in the San Manuel, Arizona Area

Salt ‘N Pepper

Convenience store with gasoline, ATM, propane, ice, food items, sandwiches, ice cream, produce, soft drinks, beer, wine, cigarettes etc.

28510 S Veterans Memorial Blvd, San Manuel, Arizona 85631
(near 7 Sky Motel) | 520 385-2525

Mel’s Drive-In

The menu includes burgers, fries, onion rings, tacos, burritos, chicken dinners, fish plates, shakes, sundaes, cones and soft drinks.

No sign out front but it is the bright yellow building by Dollar General.

50 E Main St in San Manuel, Arizona 85631 | 520 385-4212

San Pedro Valley Pizza Co

Pizza, subs, stromboli, salads, curly fries, sides and soft drinks and a variety of draft and bottle beer. Has daily specials.

326 S Alta Vista St, San Manuel, Arizona 85631 | 520 385-2041

La Casita Cafe

Mexican, American and breakfast. The menu includes; burritos, tacos, enchiladas, menudo, chimichangas, tamale, tostadas, salads, platters, combos and ice cream cones.

570 S Avenue A, San Manuel, Arizona 85631 | 520 385-3025

Romo’s Mexican Food

Mexican, American and breakfast. The menu includes; appetizers, burros, tacos, tostadas, enchiladas, combo plates, soups, salads, taco salad, Navajo taco, sopapilla, burgers, fries, shrimp cocktail and kids plates. Soft drinks and beer. Specials for seniors at breakfast.

501 S Mcnab Pkwy, San Manuel, Arizona. 85631 | 520 385-4355

The Arizona Trail

The Arizona Trail crosses Webb Road just 6 miles west of San Manuel. The trail for hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians is 800 miles long and reaches from Utah to Mexico. San Manuel is a gateway community of the trail.

The American Flag Trailhead of the trail is found just off Mount Lemmon Road on American Flag Ranch Road.

San Manuel Airport

The San Manuel Ray Blair Airport is open for public use. Has free tie-downs and fuel. Located 2 miles NW of the community.

75829 E Avenida de Aviacion, San Manuel, Arizona 85631

Arizona Zipline Adventures

Arizona’s longest zipline tours with 5 spans of 400′ to 1500′ are 10 miles west of San Manuel. Has onsite camping, a general store, gold panning, various events, a large porch and short trails. Reservation are required for the zipline tours.

35406 S Mount Lemmon Road, Oracle, AZ 85623 | 520 308-9350

Apache Sky Casino

The Apache Sky Casino is 23 miles to the north of San Manuel on highway 77. Has a large variety of video slot machines and live blackjack. Full bar and food venues.

777 Apache Sky Blvd. in Dudleyville, AZ. | 800 272–2438

Biosphere 2

Biosphere 2 is a University of Arizona research facility that was originally built to research and develop space colonization technology. Has guided tours. 17 miles west of San Manuel on hwy 77.

32540 S Biosphere Rd, Oracle, AZ 85739 | 520 621-4800


The area is popular for hunting deer, javalina and rabbit. There are local hunting guides for hunting expeditions.

Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness

Thirty-two miles from San Manuel is The Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness area. Permits required. | 928 348-4400

Oracle State Park

The park has hiking, historic Kannally house, park store and events. Entrance fee (gate on Mount Lemmon Road) .

Located at: 3820 Wildlife Drive, Oracle, Arizona 85623 | 520 896-2425

Visit the San Manuel Tourism Website