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    mapThe Raul M. Grijalva Canoa Ranch Conservation Park
    5375 S. I-19 Frontage Road
    Green Valley, AZ 85614
    Phone: 520.724.5000

    Entry gate is open dawn to dusk, 7 days a week, for Canoa Lake, the cienega, the pollinator garden and access to the Anza Trail.

    Parks and Amenities Interactive Map
    Get driving directions 
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    The historic compound grounds are open Tuesdays through Fridays from 8am-2pm. The historic buildings will remain closed at this time. We will update here and on Facebook when the buildings are approved to be open to the public. Masks are recommended and please continue to maintain at least six feet of distance from individuals who are not part of your household.


    The Raúl M. Grijalva Canoa Ranch Conservation Park comprises 4,800 acres of the original San Ignacio de la Canoa Grant. Historic Canoa Ranch is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. View a virtual tour of Historic Canoa Ranch.

    Friends of the Canoa Parks
    Volunteer at Historic Canoa Ranch
    Historic Canoa Ranch Bird Brochure
    Canoa Calendar
    Canoa Ranch Hunting Restrictions Map

    Reserve a Ramada

    Ramada 1   Ramada 2   Ramada 3   Ramada 4

    Fee is $25 for the full day. Reserve Ramada

    Canoa Cookbook

    How to purchase cookbook

    Please Note: Some sections of the tour are not ADA accessible at this time. Special arrangements can be made in advance by calling (520) 724-5375 or via email at canoaranch@pima.gov or for any other additional information.

    Sign up for a tour by clicking the register now button. You can also purchase an Annual Tours and Outdoor Activities Pass to get free or reduced cost for tours and programs. How to set up an account in Active Net.

    Guided Tours at Canoa


    At this time there are no tours.

    Outdoor Activities

    Updated Mask Rules:
    For all Environmental Education activities, un-vaccinated individuals are asked to wear a mask. For all indoor activities, face masks are mandatory for everyone, regardless of vaccination status.

    Dragons and Damsels Of Historic Canoa Ranch
    Thursday, August 19 -- 7:30-9:30 a.m.
    Historic Canoa Ranch is a great birding site, but is also excellent for dragonflies and damselflies. On this walk, we will be searching for dancers, forktails, darners, amberwings, and saddlebags. All ages welcome. $5 fee. Children free with paid adult. Online registration required. No walk-ins accepted.

    Birding Canoa Ranch
    Wednesday, August 25 -- 7:30-9:30 a.m.
    Join us to see summer breeding birds at Historic Canoa Ranch, where we hope to see warblers, flycatchers, woodpeckers, and a lot more. All ages welcome. Free with Membership, Non-Member $5 fee. Online registration required.

    Anza Exhibit

    Come view our exhibit about the Anza Expedition. Canoa Ranch was a camp site for the Anza Expedition on their journey to San Francisco, CA.
    To learn more about the expedition visit these websites:
     Anza Exhibit  Anza Exhibit

    Mexicano Vaquero Families Exhibit

    The Salcido's, the Murrieta's, the Ahumada's and the Grijalva's were just a few of the hard working Mexicano families that lived and worked at Canoa Ranch.
    Mexicano Exhibit   Mexicano Exhibit

    George Redondo Proctor Western Heritage Collection

    Enjoy of the George Redondo Proctor Western Heritage Collection.
    Proctor Exhibit   Proctor Exhibit

    Scotch Farms

    How Scotch Farms played a role in bringing purebred Herefords to Canoa Ranch.
    Scotch Farms Exhibit  Scotch Farms Exhibit 

    Ranching Families and Ranching History

    The Manning's, the Schnaufer's, the Gayler's, and day to day life on the ranch.
    Manning House Exhibit   Manning House Exhibit

    Tools of the Ranch

    See many of the different tools that were used on the ranch.
     Tool Exhibit  Tool Exhibit

    Private and Special Event Site Rentals

    The Historic Canoa Ranch is a wonderful venue to plan your future party or special event. Our historic buildings, outdoor gardens, orchard and large Ramada provide a multitude of diverse locations for your next party, retreat, meeting space, birthday party, memorial service, wedding, or special event.

    For rental rates and availability please call 520-724-5000 or email CanoaRanch@pima.gov

    Commemorative Tree Program

    Dedicating a tree or group of trees is the perfect way to honor your special person or organization. Commemorative trees are available along the entryway to Historic Canoa Ranch and around Canoa Lake.

    For more information and the purchase form click here

    tree planting   tree planting


    Continuing Restoration WorkPlease help support Canoa Ranch, one of the most historically and culturally significant ranches in Southern Arizona. Monetary donations for Historic Canoa Ranch can be made through Pima County Parklands Foundation at http://pimaparklands.org. You can donate using PayPal or a debit/credit card via this site. Donations are tax-deductible, within the limits of the law. If you would like to make a donation by check, please make check out to Pima County Parklands Foundation with Canoa in the memo line and mail check to:

    Parklands Foundation
    3500 W. River Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85741

    The Parklands Foundation is the ONLY website authorized to accept donations for Historic Canoa Ranch. Currently we are seeking funds to restore the Manning Senior House to complete the full living museum that Canoa Ranch embodies, hosting multiple activities, events and fundraisers.

    If you have any questions or need more information, please call 520-724-5220 or email mhellon@aol.com

    Please donate now!

    Thank you for your tremendous support!
    Continuing Restoration Work

    Master Plan and Reports

    Master Plan and Other Reports

    Video Galleries

    Raul M. Grijalva Canoa Ranch Conservation Park
    Canoa Ranch 1 minute promo
    Canoa Ranch dedication event on March 2, 2013

    Photo Galleries

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    Tucson, AZ 85741

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