• Sunlight illuminates the top of historic Mission San José de Tumacácori church.


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  • Anza Trail Impassable in Areas

    Due to a large flood event, sections of the Anza Trail between the mission grounds and Tubac are impassable to both hikers and horses. Visitors may use the trail north to the first river crossing, but travel beyond that point is not recommended.

  • Pet Policy

    In compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations and Superintendent's Compendium, Tumacácori prohibits pets from all government buildings and the mission grounds. More »

Tours Requiring Reservations

School Field Trips or Other Organized Groups

If you are an accredited school visiting the park for educational purposes, you are eligible for an Educational Entrance Fee Waiver. If this is your school's first time visiting the park, contact the Education Ranger to see if you need to submit an application. If you are another type of organized group (i.e. scouts, clubs) you are welcome to visit and arrange a special program but the normal entrance fees of $3 per person over 16 years of age apply.

Ranger-guided programs are free, but require pre-arrangement at least two weeks in advance. For more details on ranger programs both guided and self-guided and how to set up a field trip, visit our For Teachers page.

Calabasas and Guevavi Mission Tours

Tumacácori National Historical Park protects the ruins of three Spanish missions along the Santa Cruz River between the present day towns of Nogales and Tubac, Arizona. Two of these missions, San Cayetano de Calabazas and Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi, are not generally open to the public, but can be visited on specially reserved tours.

Tours are offered on Saturdays from January through March for $25/person. Check out the Guided Tours page for additional details and to make reservations.

Did You Know?


Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi is a mixture of Spanish and O'odham words meaning "The Holy Angels of the Big Wells."