Guided Tours

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Rangers and volunteers share in-depth knowledge about the mission's history and environment.

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Learn to Bird!

October - December
2nd Saturdays, , 8:30 a.m.

Southern Arizona is a hot spot for birding! This series of fall bird walks is designed for those who are new to the hobby and would like to learn to find and identify birds. Walking occurs on a variety of surfaces for two hours or as long as birds are active. Participants will need to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water. The park has several pairs of binoculars available for loan to participants.

Moonlight Hike in the Park

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, November 4
Thursday, January 5
Thursday, February 2

Hike two miles on the Anza Trail by the light of the moon. Meet at the Anza Trailhead across from the Tumacácori Post Office. Space limited. Please call the park to make a reservation. 520-377-5061
Find out more about Sunrise, Sunset, and Night Sky Programs.

Tumacácori Mission Church and Grounds Tour

January - March
Daily, 11:00 a.m. *Tours available when staffing permits.

Tours begin at the visitor center and last approximately 45 minutes. Additional tours may be given during the winter season and at other times of the day and year: Call, email, or inquire at the visitor center information desk.

Will you be missing the guided tour? Use the self-guided tour offered in English and español, to read or to listen.

Calabazas and Guevavi Missions Tour

January - March
1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Reservation Required - $25 per person

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 Calabazas and Guevavi Tours.

The River Made Me Tour

January - March
2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Reservations required - call the Tubac Presidio at 520-398-2252

Ranger-led tour of Tubac history begins at the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park.

Bird Walks

January - April
2nd and 4th Saturdays
8:30 a.m. (January and February)
8:00 a.m. (March and April)

Come explore birding hotspots in habitats from the courtyard garden to the Santa Cruz River. Walking occurs on a variety of surfaces for two hours or as long as birds are active. 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.

Explore Tumacácori's Gardens

February - April
4th Thursday, 2:00 p.m.

Explore Tumacácori’s gardens with a ranger and discover the edible qualities and medicinal benefits of both native and New World species. Find plants to transform your yard into a pollinator’s paradise.

Reserved Tours and Programs

Special tours, school programs, and special interest talks may also available by advanced request. For further information about these offerings, please email us or call the park at 520-377-5061.

Last updated: January 12, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 8067
Tumacacori , AZ 85640

Phone:

520 377-5060

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