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Canoa Ranch Interpretive Programs

Online registration

The system will allow you to register for tours, bird walks, nature hikes and other activities.

Historic Hacienda de la Canoa
Raul M. Grijalva Canoa Ranch Conservation Park
5375 S. I-19 Frontage Road
Green Valley, AZ

Online registration for Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Activities is required unless otherwise noted. You may purchase an annual Tours and Outdoor Activities Membership Pass for significant savings on activity registration fees. Click on the Register Now button. Program information: Phone: 520-724-5220 or Email: CanoaRanch@pima.gov

Tour of Historic Canoa Ranch
Join a walking tour of the Canoa Ranch headquarters. Visit the historic buildings and corrals and enjoy the special exhibits of the people of Canoa. All ages welcome. Free. Online registration required.
Saturdays in September (except September 22) • 8:30-10:00 a.m.
Saturdays in October (except October 20) • 8:30-10:00 a.m.  

Restoration Tour
From deteriorating ruins to functional buildings: take a behind-the-scenes tour with Architectural Preservationist Simon Herbert to examine the processes and materials used in the restoration of the structures at Historic Canoa Ranch. All ages welcome. Free. Online registration required.
Wednesdays, September 12 and October 10 • 9:00-10:30 a.m.

Anza Tour at Historic Canoa Ranch
Learn about Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza and the group of Spanish colonial settlers who, in 1775, made their first stop at Canoa Ranch as they began an epic 1200-mile journey from Sonora, New Spain to colonize the port of what is now San Francisco. A 5-mile segment of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail extends through Historic Canoa Ranch. All ages welcome. Free. Online registration required.
Wednesdays, September 12 and October 10 • 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Birding Canoa Ranch
Join birding expert Brian Nicholas to see a wide variety of sparrows, raptors, and the possibility of waterfowl on the newly restored pond at Historic Canoa Ranch. All ages welcome. Free with Membership, Non-Member $5 fee. Online registration required.
Saturdays, September 1, 8, 15, 29 • 7:00-9:00 a.m.
Saturday, October 13 • 7:30-9:30 a.m.

Canoa Ranch Nature Walk
Enjoy a naturalist-guided walk through the diverse habitats around Canoa Ranch on mostly-level trails and learn about the plants and wildlife that inhabit the area. Ages 12 and up. Free with Membership, Non-Member $5 fee. Online registration required.
Wednesday, October 10 • 7:30-9:00 a.m.

Anza Day at Historic Canoa Ranch
Join in the festivities at the Grand Opening and Dedication of Canoa Lake and the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System and enjoy food, vendors, music and dance performances, presentations, 4H exhibitors, and horseback rides. All ages welcome. Free.
Saturday, October 20 • 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

The Wonderful World of Bats
Explore the exciting nightlife of bats, their intriguing adaptations, and the important roles they play in the environment. All ages welcome. Free with Membership. Non-member $5 fee. Online registration required.
Wednesday, October 31 • 1:00-2: 00 p.m.

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Tucson, AZ 85741

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