Historic tour and hike at Oracle State Park (Tucson)

Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 07:45
Bonnie Tasch - 480-802-2836 (home); 303-868-7360 (cell)
C LENGTH: 5-6 mi ELEV GAIN: 500-800 ft RATING: Slow

Meet at 7:45 am (depart at 8:00) at the south side of Kohl's parking lot on the northwest corner of Arizona Avenue and Willis (one block south of the San Tan freeway at Arizona Avenue).

We will tour the unique Mediterranean style Kannally Ranch House listed on the National Register of Historic Places at 10:00 am and then hike various trails within the State Park. Oracle State Park is only open on the weekends through May and it is a gem located at the base of Mt. Lemmon with sweeping views of the Pinal, Mescal, Galiuro, Winchester and Santa Catalina Mountains.

Late lunch or early dinner afterward at DiMarcos Pizzeria in Oracle - be prepared to eat some really great Italian food! Bring water and sunscreen. Cost to non-members is $5.