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
A Culture Born of Land, People, and Big Ideas
Three Missions, One Big Job
Using traditional materials and techniques, the preservation team battles time, gravity, and the environment to keep Tumacácori standing.
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!
Heritage Orchard and Courtyard Garden
Missions were agricultural centers. Experience part of this legacy in the heritage orchard and courtyard garden.
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!
Explore the people, places, and stories of Tumacácori's past.