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Oracle State Park

3820 Wildlife Drive, Oracle, AZ 85623
+1 520-896-2425
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Just lovely!

I seriously thought about buying a yearly membership even though I am not a local, as I am very... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2018
Pat H
via mobile
It’s Not Our Cup Of Tea

Stopped in but weren’t sure what it was. Maybe a hiking park and for that I guess it’s ok. Maybe... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
WingRider2011
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Minot, North Dakota
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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 Trail crosses through the park. And it is a designated International Dark Sky Park. Oracle State Park also serves as a Center for Environmental Education and provides programming for all ages. Interactive programs for school groups are offered by reservation. These programs are conducted along trails, so students learn about habitat and the interrelationships between plants, animals, and people.
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  • Average5%
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  • Terrible0%
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“ranch house” (16 reviews)
“patio cafe” (3 reviews)
“nature trail” (3 reviews)
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3820 Wildlife Drive, Oracle, AZ 85623
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+1 520-896-2425
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"self guided tour"
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"overlook trail"
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"open to the public"
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"interesting history"
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"great hiking"
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"volunteers"
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"picnic"
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"hikers"
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"boulders"
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"wildlife"
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"loop"
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"tucson"
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"hilly"
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Reviewed 19 March 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

Thank Pat H
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Reviewed 14 March 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.

Thank WingRider2011
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Reviewed 25 February 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

Thank Patricia S
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Reviewed 8 February 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

1  Thank Deb S
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Reviewed 27 January 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

Thank Timothy C
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Reviewed 27 January 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

Thank cheforben
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Reviewed 6 January 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

Thank RoseMarie8787
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Reviewed 27 May 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!

Thank nkosikazi
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Decided to escape the heat in Tucson and do some early hiking in Oracle State Park. The weather was perfect, peaceful and quiet on this Saturday morning. The view was great from every angle of the hike. I only met one other hiker on the...More

1  Thank Britt B
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had planned to do a bit of hiking and because of the smallish size of the park we ended up at the ranch house. Worth the trip in and finding out the interesting history of the location.

Thank NamasteRon
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