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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O'odham Tash - March 4, 10am-1pm

Traditional art, food, music, crafts and pastimes celebrating the original residents of Tumacácori.

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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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Anza Trail Hikes, 1st and 3rd Saturdays

Ranger-guided walk through nature and history. Meet at Tumacácori, ride the shuttle to Tubac, hike 4 miles one-way back to the mission.

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Guevavi and Calabasas, 2nd and 4th Sat

Visit the seldom-seen ruins of the missions in Guevavi and Calabasas. Reservations required, $25/person.

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Explore History

Explore the people, places, and stories of Tumacácori's past.

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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: February 13, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 8067
Tumacacori, AZ 85640


(520) 377-5060

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