Culture, Nature, and Community

Tumacácori sits at a cultural crossroads in the Santa Cruz River valley. Here O’odham, Yaqui, and Apache people met and mingled with European Jesuit and Franciscan missionaries, settlers, and soldiers, sometimes in conflict and sometimes in cooperation. Follow the timeworn paths and discover stories that connect us to enduring relationships, vibrant cultures, and traditions of long ago. Read More

adobe ruins with mountains and grasslands

Guevavi & Calabazas, 1st and 3rd Sat

Visit the seldom-seen ruins of the missions in Guevavi and Calabazas. Reservations required, $25/person. January through March.

forested path with I Hike For Health overlay

Hike the Santa Cruz, 2nd and 4th Sun

Hike on your own on the 2nd Sunday of the month, or with a guide on the 4th Sunday. January through March.

students pointing, ranger looking and listening

Welcome, Teachers and Students

Tumacácori offers a variety of lesson plans, field experiences, classroom visits, and even transportation funding to support schools.

two children with vests full of junior ranger badges

Become a Junior Ranger

Kids (and kids at heart) can earn a badge by exploring the mission grounds with the Seek and Find book available at the Visitor Center.

wheelchair and paved trail in foreground with church in background


Paved trails, assisted listening devices, and audio descriptions are available to visitors daily.

kids holding every kid in a park passes

Every Kid in a Park

All 4th graders in America are entitled to a free annual pass to their national parks. Go online to print your voucher, then visit a park!

parchment with caligraphy

Search Original Mission Records

Search by name, location, event, or other factors to see the original mission records from across the Pimería Alta.

Last updated: January 11, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 8067
Tumacacori, AZ 85640


(520) 377-5060

Contact Us