Rare winter storm clouds embrace Mission San José de Tumacácori
Rare winter storm embraces Mission San José de Tumacácori

NPS Photo by Vicki Wolfe


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July 21, 2017
Tumacácori to Continue Conservation Project Inside Historic Mission Church
Tumacácori National Historical Park is hosting a summer field team from the University of Pennsylvania to continue work on the conservation of original plasters and painted finishes inside the San José de Tumacácori Mission church. The work is a five-year collaborative project, now in its second year.

July 21, 2017
Easing Fire Restrictions
Due to widespread precipitation across the area, additional rain in the weather forecast, and a rise in fuel moistures, it has been determined that the likelihood of wildfire has lessened to the degree that the restrictions can be rescinded. 

June 12, 2017
Día de San Juan Splash Fest
At Tumacácori’s first ever “Día de San Juan Splash Fest,” visitors will be able to celebrate the day with water activities and delicious raspados! Visitors can expect games like water cup races, a sponge toss, fill the bottle, and more.

May 24, 2017
Dry Conditions Trigger Fire Restrictions in Southeast Arizona
Campfire and smoking restrictions have been enacted throughout southeastern Arizona.

April 26, 2017
Tourism to Tumacacori creates Economic Benefits
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 43,830 visitors to Tumacácori National Historical Park in 2016 spent $2,562,600 in communities near the park. That spending supported 39 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $3,096,000.

April 26, 2017
Festival Kino 2017
As part of the annual international celebration of the life and missions of Father Eusebio Francisco Kino, Tumacácori will host a solo program of classical guitar inside the historic mission church on Wednesday, May 17 at 11:00 a.m.

April 06, 2017
Bat Night
Join park staff and scientists at Tumacácori National Historical Park for National Bat Appreciation Day, April 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

March 27, 2017
National Park Week 2017
An annual event, National Park Week runs from April 15 through April 23 this year, featuring free entrance to all National Park Service sites on both weekends, as well as special activities.

February 20, 2017
Tumacácori O'odham Tash
Between 10:00 and 1:00 on Sunday, March 5, visitors to the mission grounds will be able to observe cultural demonstrators presenting traditional O'odham foods, art, music, crafts and pastimes.

January 04, 2017
Fee Free Days in 2017
During ten fee free days in the coming year, all National Park Service sites will waive their entrance fees for all visitors.

Last updated: June 6, 2015

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