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Ranging from 3,500 to 4,500 feet in elevation, this nearly 4,000-acre park is located in the northeastern foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains near the town of Oracle. The park site, which began as a cattle ranch in the early 1900s, contains various native plant communities, interesting geologic formations, abundant wildlife resources and the historic Kannally Ranch House. The park currently serves as an environmental education center and a wildlife refuge. Oracle State Park is not yet open to the public on a walk-in basis, however, the park offers two environmental education programs which are available to school groups by reservation only, as well as maintaining a 7-mile section of the historic Arizona Trail which is open for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. When the park opens for day-use, visitors will enjoy picnicking, birding, hiking, and nature study facilities.

Location: PO Box 700, Oracle Arizona 85623 Telephone 520 896-2425

Other Arizona State Parks nearby:
(Tucson) Catalina State Park
(Oracle) Oracle State Park

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