Always Changing - Forever the Same

More than just adobe, plaster, and wood, these ruins evoke tales of life and land transformed by cultures meeting and mixing. Father Kino’s 1691 landmark visit to an O’odham village when he established Mission Tumacácori was just one event among many. Wave after wave of change has swept or crept across this realm - this land and its people are not static. Come visit and experience this heritage.


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Join the Mud Rangers!

Middle school students of Santa Cruz and Pima County! Sign up today for one of two sessions of Mud Ranger camp during March 2016. It's free and fun!

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Art in the Park - February 13, 2016

Show, admire, and create! Art in the Park celebration on February 13.

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Ticket to Ride

Local Santa Cruz and Pima County schools are eligible for up to $300 to fund field trips to Tumacácori! Learn more and apply today.

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Every Kid in a Park

Calling all 4th graders! Get your free pass to Tumacácori and all other federal public lands today!

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Lots To Do!

Explore historic ruins, take a tour, hike to the river, enjoy the museum, experience borderland culture during special events… and more!

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Connect to the Park and the Latest News

Join us on Facebook and check out the lastest press releases.

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