Programs & Events

Oracle State Park

Self-guided tours of the Historic Kannally Ranch House

Ongoing Daily

Visit the park office/gift-shop and take a self-guided tour through the multi-level Kannally family home.

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Guided Hike

Wednesday, February 19, 2020   10 a.m.

Join a short Guided Hike at Oracle State Park, led by Friends of Oracle State Park volunteers.

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Earth Matters: A Brief History of Life and Climate

Saturday, February 29, 2020   1 p.m.

Join Geologist Bob Scarborough for another of his fascinating talks at the Kannally Ranch House living room.

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Guided Bird Walks

March 6 & 13 | April 3 & 10   8:15 a.m.

Join volunteer guide Mary Ellen for the final two bird walks of the spring season at Oracle State Park to learn about higher elevation bird species!

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Wildlife Talk Education Program with Live Hawk

Saturday, March 7, 2020   Call for time

Join Wildlife Rehab Specialist Kathie Schroeder and feathery guests for a presentation in the living room of the Kannally Ranch House.

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Trail Music and 5th Anniversary Celebration of International Dark Sky Park Designation

Saturday, March 14, 2020   4 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Take a pre-sunset walk along the one-mile Nature Trail Loop and enjoy live music, then stay to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Oracle State Park becoming an International Dark Sky park. A star party with telescopes will follow.

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Guided Hike

Wednesday, March 18, 2020   8:30 a.m.

Oracle is a beautiful, quiet park at about 4500 feet elevation, with a different habitat than Tucson, offering a chance for a beautiful guided hike.

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STAR Party!!

Saturday, April 18, 2020   6-10 p.m.

Join us at a Star Party! Saddlebrooke SkyGazers Club will provide telescopes and interpretation of night sky objects for visitors at this fun and informative event following a presentation from Dr. John Barentine.

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Seasonal Changes at the Park

Saturday, April 25, 2020   2 p.m.

Join Hilary Cox on a virtual tour through seasonal changes in vegetation at Oracle State Park. Learn more about interrelationships between plants, insects, birds and the weather.

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Birding Photography Class

Sunday, April 26, 2020   1 p.m.

This class is an introduction to birdwatching with a camera, with an emphasis on tools and techniques, both in the field and when you get home. You will learn how to approach equipment choices and techniques in the field to make getting images a rewarding addition to birding, and not a chore.

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