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  • OS1.13 Painted Hills Acquisition

    Total Project Cost: $3,066,319
    Project Number: CPROSPHIL
    Funding Sources: 2004 General Obligation Bonds
    Completion Date: September 2014
    Managing Dept.: Transportation
    Project Map: GIS Map

    Pima County purchased 286 acres located between West Anklam Road and West Speedway Boulevard, which are both designated scenic routes. This purchase and the conservation of the saguaro studded Painted Hills property preserves an iconic Sonoran Desert view-shed, expands Tucson Mountain Park, preserves native plants and animals, and provides additional outdoor recreation opportunities within the Tucson Mountains area.