Tumacácori Mission Church and Grounds
January through March
Tours begin at the visitor center and last approximately 45 minutes. When staffing permits, tours are also given on the hour between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. during the winter season and may also be available at other times of the day and year: Call, email, or inquire at the visitor center information desk.
Calabazas and Guevavi Missions Tour
January - March
Special tours are offered to two missions historically associated with Tumacácori, Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi and San Cayetano de Calabazas.Their fragile ruins, protected by the National Park Service, are normally closed to the public and can be visited only as part of these special reserved tours. See more details at Calabasas and Guevavi Tours.
Anza Trail Hike - Tumacácori to Tubac
January through March
Ranger-guided walk through history along the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail. Participants meet at Tumacácori's visitor center, ride a shuttle to Tubac, then hike 4 miles one-way back to Tumacácori. Bring layers, water, snacks, and footwear to accommodate all variety of trail conditions including wet crossings and mud. Learn more about the Anza Trail: Tumacácori to Tubac.
Saturdays, starting at 8:30 a.m.
Come explore birding hotspots in habitats from the courtyard garden to the Santa Cruz River. Participants will need to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water. Beginners welcome. While bringing your own binoculars is recommended, the park has several pairs of binoculars available for loan to participants.
Experience the Night
Monthly, October through February
Throughout the year, Tumacácori offers access to the mission grounds outside of normal operating hours. Full moon programs include candlelight tours or other guided workshops. Find out more about Sunrise, Sunset, and Night Sky Programs.
Selected dates fall and spring
The year is 1917. You and your fellow park ranger recruits spend the night as caretakers in the ruined church of Tumacácori. Traditional cowboy dinner, s'mores, activities, music, and breakfast included. Find upcoming dates and more details about Family Sleepovers.
Special Reserved Tours and Programs
Last updated: June 22, 2018