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State Route 83 (SR 83) is a scenic state highway in southern Arizona, stretching from its junction with Interstate 10 near Vail south to Parker Canyon Lake. It passes through sparsely populated areas of Pima, Cochise and Santa Cruz Counties, passing through the wine towns of Sonoita and Elgin.

State Route 83 marker

State Route 83
SR 83 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by ADOT
Length53.63 mi[2] (86.31 km)
Arizona Scenic Road Marker.svg Patagonia–Sonoita Scenic Road[1]
Major junctions
South endParker Canyon Lake
North end I-10
Highway system
  • Arizona State Highway System
SR 82SR 84

Route descriptionEdit

The southern terminus of Route 83 is located at Parker Canyon Lake. It heads northwest from the lake and passes through Sonoita before it reaches a junction with SR 82. It continues to the north from this junction to its northern terminus at an interchange with I-10 near Vail, southeast of Tucson.[2][3]

Junction listEdit

CochiseParker Canyon Lake0.000.00West Coronado Trail – NogalesSouthern terminus; road continues west as Parker Canyon Road
Santa CruzSonoita28.1945.37  SR 82 – Nogales, Tombstone
PimaVail53.6386.31  I-10 – Tucson, El PasoNorthern terminus; exit 281 on I-10
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ Arizona Department of Transportation (2014). "Arizona Parkways, Historic and Scenic Roads" (PDF). Phoenix: Arizona Department of Transportation. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Arizona Department of Transportation. "2008 ADOT Highway Log" (PDF). Retrieved April 9, 2008.
  3. ^ Google (2008-04-24). "overview map of SR 83" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2008-04-24.

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