Tumacacori National Historical Park

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Tumacacori National Historical Park:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Tumacacori National Historical Park

Address:1891 E Frontage Rd
PO Box 67
Tumacacori, AZ 85640

Phone:520-398-2341
Web: www.nps.gov/tuma/
Size: 360 acres.
Established: Proclaimed on September 15, 1908.
Location:Main unit of the park is 45 miles south of Tucson and 19 miles north of Nogales, Arizona, at Exit 29 off I-19.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Hiking, guided tours.
Special Features:This historic Spanish Catholic mission building stands near the site first visited by Jesuit Father Kino in 1691. The park includes two other separate mission ruins sites -- Calabazas and Guevavi -- that are not yet open to the public. The primary site at Tumacácori includes a partially restored Franciscan church that is still used to celebrate special events. These missions are among more than 20 established in the Pimería Alta by Father Kino and other Jesuits, and later expanded upon by Franciscan missionaries.

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Each spring and fall, the 18th-century mission ruins at Tumacacori National Monument, 45 miles south of Tucson, are the backdrop for three-day Tohono O'odham basketweaving classes.