Lodging and Camping

ROPER STATE PARK: Park is 2 miles from start line. Amenities: Showers, indoor toilets, RV hookups, Ramada's. FOR COSTS CALL (928) 428-6760 FOR RATES. Follow brown colored state park signage off Hwy 191!

Address 101 E. Roper Lake Road Safford, Arizona 85546

Click here to visit their website
Camping is available on Mt. Graham.
The first one is a mile post 125 (about 10 miles up). 
The second is at mile post 140 (about 21 miles up). Cost is $10 per campsite per night.

Host Hotel
Best Western Desert Inn
1391 Thatcher Blvd. Safford, Arizona

1-800-707-2336 or (928) 428-0521 or fax (928) 428-7653

Ask for the Mt. Graham Hill Climb Special!!

LOWER PRICE THEN IN 2017 & 2018 & 2019!

NOTE: There are now two Best Western motels in Safford. I use the Best Western Desert Inn NOT the Best Western Plus!

Best Western Desert Inn -- 1-800-707-2336 or 928-428-0521!!
Ask for Mt Graham Hill Climb Special!

  • In 2020, there will be a Continental Breakfast, it may be a grab & go breakfast.
  •  Check with the front desk!


  • ROOM RATES are $70 + 14.05% for the following
  •  1 King Bed  or 1 Queen Bed  or Two Queen Beds.

  • ALSO LATE CHECK OUT for all riders is at 1:00 PM. Just let the front desk know when you check in you are with the bike race! Plus American Airlines frequent flyer miles!

Local Calls, HBO/Cable, Coffee Maker, Wireless High Speed Internet Access, Pool.