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Oracle State Park

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LIttle gem of a gorgeous park!

Why do people not visit this gem of a little park? Located about fourty minutes north of Tucson, on... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Tucson, Arizona
Out of the way and beautiful

When we went we were one group of about three at the whole park (from what I could tell). Our... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
San Tan Valley, Arizona
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“nature hike”(2 reviews)
Oracle State Park is a 4,000 acre wildlife refuge in the northern foothills of the Catalina Mountains. The park offers day-use picnic areas and over 15 miles of trails for use by hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians. A section of the Arizona...more
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3820 Wildlife Drive, Oracle, AZ 85623
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

Why do people not visit this gem of a little park? Located about fourty minutes north of Tucson, on the eastern outskirts of Oracle, it provides some of the loveliest views and hikes in southern Arizona. Very few visitors, lot's of wildlife and great trails....More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank ArtTraveler22
Reviewed May 27, 2018

When we went we were one group of about three at the whole park (from what I could tell). Our daughter did the junior ranger program, and it was nicely put together, and dare I say she actually learned something. The Kannally ranch house was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank desertrat521
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

I seriously thought about buying a yearly membership even though I am not a local, as I am very fond of visiting for short walks while in the area. The Kannally house is quite a treat especially with knowledgeable and helpful staff. The tour is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank path253
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in but weren’t sure what it was. Maybe a hiking park and for that I guess it’s ok. Maybe check it out and let the others know.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank WingRider2011
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

We have now visited twice and know this will be our local choice for hiking. One sees few other groups and the vistas are breathtaking. Dogs on leashes are allowed on most trails. Such a variety of trails that there will be one to suit...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Patricia S
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Went looking for a hike and were happy to find Oracle State Park. I expected it to be more of a desert terrain but it is higher in elevation, about 3600 feet, and was quite hilly. The Rangers recommended we do the Granite Cliff hike...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Deb S
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

This park is not large but is a nice spot for easy family hiking or picnics. The ranch house is a plus. Not very crowded during the week at all. Staff, rangers and volunteers were great. Nice views. Group areas are available as well. Good...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 155timothyc
Reviewed January 26, 2018

I was pleasantly surprised how beautiful this park was and the lovely original home that was open to the public. The trails were well marked and provided lovely views and easy walking. The house was very interesting and I enjoyed the well documented history associated...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank cheforben
Reviewed January 5, 2018

This is a really good park, with a variety of trails, lots of different birds, and a charming ranch house to tour. The park rangers are friendly and helpful. There are plenty of picnic benches in lots of locations—from the beautiful patio of the ranch...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank RoseMarie8787
Reviewed May 27, 2017

I have been to the State Park building for a couple of Photography classes - lots of things happen there. There are varying length hikes - we need to do more of them!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank nkosikazi
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