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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Family Sleepover, September 23

The year is 1917. You and your family will spend the night as early NPS caretakers in the ruined church of Tumacácori.

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National Public Lands Day, September 30

Be part of the nation's largest single-day volunteer event for public lands! We're tidying up the Anza Trail from 8:30am to noon.

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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: September 2, 2017

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 8067
Tumacacori, AZ 85640


(520) 377-5060

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