Culture, Nature, and Community

Tumacácori sits at a cultural crossroads in the Santa Cruz River valley. Here O’odham, Yaqui, and Apache people met and mingled with European Jesuit and Franciscan missionaries, settlers, and soldiers, sometimes in conflict and sometimes in cooperation. Follow the timeworn paths and discover stories that connect us to enduring relationships, vibrant cultures, and traditions of long ago. Read More

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Membrillo Demo: October 27, 10am-12pm

Watch membrillo turn to candy and bring home your own DIY membrillo kit.

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Día de los Muertos: Nov 2nd, 4pm-8pm

Traditional Day of the Dead festivities including face-painting, treats, and games precede an outdoor screening of Disney's Coco.

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49th Annual Fiesta de Tumacácori

Mariachis, matachines, and more! La Fiesta de Tumacácori celebrates the cultures of the Santa Cruz Valley.

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Welcome, Teachers and Students

Tumacácori offers a variety of lesson plans, field experiences, classroom visits, and even transportation funding to support schools.

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Become a Junior Ranger

Kids (and kids at heart) can earn a badge by exploring the mission grounds with the Seek and Find book available at the Visitor Center.

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Paved trails, assisted listening devices, and audio descriptions are available to visitors daily.

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Every Kid in a Park

All 4th graders in America are entitled to a free annual pass to their national parks. Go online to print your voucher, then visit a park!

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Search Original Mission Records

Search by name, location, event, or other factors to see the original mission records from across the Pimería Alta.

Last updated: October 11, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 8067
Tumacacori, AZ 85640


(520) 377-5060

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