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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Evening Programs and Sleepovers

Experience Tumacácori after dark by joining an upcoming Full Moon or Family Sleepover program.

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Chocolate at the Mission, Dec 10, 5-7pm

Celebrate chocolate as the beverage of choice for mission priests. Sample, sip, whip, and enjoy!

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Heritage Orchard and Courtyard Garden

Missions were agricultural centers. Experience part of this legacy in the heritage orchard and courtyard garden.

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Volunteer Open House, December 15

Join rangers and volunteers for a fun scavenger hunt of what’s new and what’s coming soon in your national park.

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Three Missions, One Big Job

Using traditional materials and techniques, the preservation team battles time, gravity, and the environment to keep Tumacácori standing.

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Get Your 10,000 Steps Here!

Collect an award pin by hiking the Anza Trail between Tumacácori and Tubac. It's good for you in so many ways!

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 8067
Tumacacori, AZ 85640


(520) 377-5060

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