Tubac Secret Garden Inn
Fun Events, Activities, and Local Areas of Interest in Historical Tubac
PLACES OF INTEREST IN TUBAC
• Spirit Steps Tours - Professional tour guides to show you Tubac in pedicabs and the southwest historic sites in tour vans.
• Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage
• Tumacácori National Historical Park
• Tubac Presidio State Historic Park
• Whipple Observatory
• Whipple Observatory Visitors Center: Located at the base of Mt. Hopkins in the Santa Rita Mountains, the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory Visitors Center features displays and exhibits on astronomy and astrophysics, natural science, and cultural history.
HIKING & BIRDWATCHING TRAILS IN TUBAC
• Anza National Historic Trail: Of the 1200 miles of Anza Trail in the United States, 250 miles of trail have been built and certified as of January, 2008. 18 of those miles are in Santa Cruz County.
• The Nature Conservancy in Arizona
• Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve: With the elevation at 4,000 feet the best months for birding are March through September. Late April and May, and late August and September, offer the greatest diversity of species, including migrants and spring/summer residents. Winter is the season for sparrows and occasional southern vagrants such as the rufous-backed robin.
• Coronado National Forest Hikes: Hikers explore the desert lowlands during the winter, then come back in summer to wander through cool high-elevation Ponderosa pine forest during the summer months.
• Sierra Club Tucson Trailhead Guide: This is a map of 16 different trailheads in the Southern Arizona area. Check out the Mt. Wrightson from Madero Canyon trailhead hike in the Santa Rita Mountains.
• Coronado National Forest Drives: Select from several forest, county, and state roads that provide scenic drives.