Tucson Mountain Park Interpretive Programs

Online registration

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

Tucson Mountain Park
Ironwood Picnic Area
1548 South Kinney Road

The entrance to Ironwood Picnic Area is 3.9 miles north of Ajo Way or 1.5 miles south of Gates Pass Road. Signs along the Ironwood Picnic Area drive will direct you to the meeting place for each event listed below.

Tucson Mountain Park Programs

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. For more information call (520) 724-5375 or e-mail Environmental Education

Birding Tucson Mountain Park
Join us for a guided walk through ironwood-saguaro habitat looking for Sonoran Desert resident birds. Loaner binoculars available. All ages welcome. Free with Membership, Non-Member $5 fee. Online registration required. Ironwood Picnic Area, 1500 S. Kinney Road at Hal Gras Road, 85735.
Friday, December 7 • 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Hike Yetman Trail 
Enjoy the scenic beauty of the Tucson Mountains on a moderate level, 2-3 mile interpretive hike to the Bowen Stone House ruins area. Ages 12 and up. Free with Membership. Non-member $5 fee. Online registration required.Camino de Oeste Trailhead, 400 N. Camino de Oeste, 85745.
Saturday, December 8 • 8:30-11:00 a.m.

Stargazing Tucson Mountain Park
Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association volunteers provide an introduction to the night sky and set up telescopes for celestial viewing. Feel free to bring your lawn chair. All ages welcome. Weather permitting. Free. Registration not required. Ironwood Picnic Area, 1500 S. Kinney Road at Hal Gras Road, 85735.
Saturday, December 8 • 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Sonoran Desert Weedwackers
Join the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers to eradicate buffelgrass and fountain grass in Tucson Mountain Park. Work requires hiking and digging buffelgrass on steep slopes. Meeting locations change frequently. Email eeducation@pima.gov for meeting location. Ages 18 and up. Free.
Saturday, December 15 • 8:00 a.m.-Noon

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3500 W. River Road
Tucson, AZ 85741

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