Area Attractions

Nearby State Parks

Visit nearby Arizona State Parks.

Patagonia Lake State Park
25 miles.

Sonoita Creek State Natural Area
25 miles.

Tombstone Courthouse State Park
90 miles.

Kartchner Caverns State Park
94 miles.

Area Attractions

The following links are provided as a convenience only; they are not a recommendation of any product, service, or organization. Arizona State Parks maintains this list at its own discretion. Links will open in a new window and leave the Arizona State Parks website.

Tumacácori Mission National Historical Park 
Tumacácori NHP protects three Spanish colonial mission ruins in southern Arizona: Tumacácori, Guevavi, and Calabazas. The adobe structures are on three sites, with a visitor center at Tumacácori.

Madera Canyon 
A major resting place for migrating birds, the extensive trail system of the Santa Rita mountains is easily accessed from the Canyon's campground and picnic areas.

Historic Hacienda de la Canoa 
Historic Hacienda de la Canoa is classified as an historic landmark. It offers tours of the ranch on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Continue your exploration of the Anza Trail on Canoa Ranch's new walking tour.

Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge 
Provides approximately 118,000 acres of habitat for threatened and endangered plants and animals.

Titan Missile Museum 
The only publicly accessible Titan II Missile site in the Nation.

Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory 
The largest field installation of the Smithsonian Institution Astrophysical Observatory outside Cambridge, MA.

Kitt Peak National Observatory 
Supports the most diverse collection of astronomical observatories on Earth for nighttime optical and infrared astronomy and daytime study of the Sun.

Juan Bautista de Anza National Trail 
1,200 miles of the trail traveled by the 1775-76 expedition members. A 4.5-mile portion of the trail connects Tubac Presidio and Tumacacori Mission.

Related Links

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail in Pima County 
See an online interactive presentation about the Trail and the route this expedition took. Flash player plug-in required to experience the website.

Web de Anza 
Web de Anza provides students and scholars with primary source documents and multimedia resources covering Juan Bautista de Anza's two overland expeditions from the Sonoran desert to northern California, leading to the colonization of San Francisco in 1776.

Tubac Through Four Centuries 
A historical resume and analysis by Henry F. Dobyns. Revised by Arizona State Parks in 1995.