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Tubac Presidio State Historic Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

1 Burruel St, Tubac, AZ 85646, USA

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About Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

The Tubac Presidio is a central site in the history of the Native-American, Spanish, American Southwest, and the quintessential Arizona experience in the town "where art and history meet.” This Park allows you to explore this spectacular history, bringing relevance and the power of history to today’s global society. The park contains a museum, a number of historic sites, an underground archeology exhibit displaying the excavated foundations of the Tubac Presidio, and a picnic area.


Attractions Near Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

Tubac Historical Society
Tubac Historical Society0.43km from Tubac Presidio State Historic Park
Tumacacori National Historical Park
Tumacacori National Historical Park4.1km from Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

Tumacácori National Historical Park in Southern Arizona protects the ruins of three missions founded during the Spanish colonial era. The park protects the ruins of three Spanish mission communities, two of which are National Historic Landmark sites. It also contains the landmark 1937 Tumacácori Museum building, also a National Historic Landmark.

La Misión San José de Tumacácori
La Misión San José de Tumacácori4.6km from Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

A historic Spanish mission preserved in its present form by Franciscans in 1828.The mission is now part of Tumacácori National Historical Park, which contains three separate sections. This mission site is included in the Tumacácori National Historical Park that extends for 360 acres, and is open to the public daily.

Rock Corral Canyon
Rock Corral Canyon5.93km from Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

Rock Corral Canyon in the Tumacacori Mountains is better known to some as Arizona's Wild Chile Botanical Area, but few have been there. Towering from the desert floor are spectacular granite peaks and enormous standing rocks with Granite Peak being the most notable feature in the area. Numerous activities are available in the area such as picnicking, geocaching, camping, rock hounding, rock climbing, hiking, and more.

Montosa Canyon
Montosa Canyon8.92km from Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

Montosa Canyon is a valley in Arizona and has an elevation of 959 metres. Montosa Canyon is situated south of Rex Well, and east of Diablo Wash. it is one of the iconic attraction in this area and also there are so many things to see.

Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory11.42km from Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

This is the largest satellite facility of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), part of the Center for Astrophysics. It is their largest field installation outside of their main site in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It is located near Amado, Arizona on the summit, a ridge and at the foot of Mount Hopkins.

Where is Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

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