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DARK SKIES

As an International Dark Sky Park, Oracle State Park offers exceptional conditions for viewing the wonders of the night sky. Come to one of our Star Parties and behold the wonder for yourself!

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Programs & Events

May 25, 2024 7-8:30 p.m.

Please join us for a social gathering on the Kannally Ranch patio where our most recent artist-in-residence, Wesley Fawcett Creigh, will be presenting multimedia artwork created during her time at the park. Wesley will be screening a new animated video work projected directly onto the Kannally Ranch house as well as presenting some interactive multimedia works. She will also be giving an artist talk reflecting on her time in residence at Oracle State Park and how it informed her artistic process.

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June 8, 2024 Varies by Date

Join us at Oracle State Park for a Star Party to enjoy interpretation of night sky objects and telescope viewing at this International Dark Sky Park.

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THE KANNALLY RANCH HOUSE

This 1930's Mediterranean-Revival Style ranch house is also a museum of period memorabilia and paintings. The grounds also make a beautiful backdrop for weddings!

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Park and Facility Hours

Summer Hours (begins May 1)

6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (exit gate closes at 4 p.m.)

Winter Hours (begin October 1)

8:00 a.m. -  4:00 p.m. (exit gates close at 5 p.m.)

Additional Arizona Trail and Stargazing access is available seven days a week at the American Avenue Trailhead parking lot. Please call 520-896-2425 to reserve entry.

Park Store/Kannally Ranch House Gift Shop

Summer Hours

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Winter hours

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (no admittance after 1 p.m.)

Christmas Eve: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Christmas: closed

New Years Eve: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Park Entrance Fee

Per Vehicle (1-4 adults): $7.00
Individual/bicycle: $3.00

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