Canoa Ranch Interpretive Programs

Online registration

The system will allow you to register for tours, bird walks, nature hikes and other activities.

Historic Canoa Ranch
Raul M. Grijalva Canoa Ranch Conservation Park
5375 S. I-19 Frontage Road
Green Valley, AZ

Online registration for Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Activities is required unless otherwise noted. You may purchase an annual Tours and Outdoor Activities Membership Pass for significant savings on activity registration fees. Click on the Register Now button. Program information: Phone: 520-724-5375 or Email:

Tour of Historic Canoa Ranch CANCELLED THRU APRIL 30
Join a walking tour of the Canoa Ranch headquarters. Visit the historic buildings and corrals and enjoy the special exhibits of the people of Canoa. All ages welcome. $5 fee. Online registration required.
Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in April • 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Birding Canoa Ranch CANCELLED THRU APRIL 30
Join birding enthusiast Brian Nicholas to see a wide variety of sparrows, raptors, and waterfowl on the pond at Historic Canoa Ranch. All ages welcome. $5 fee. Online registration required.
Every Saturday in April • 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Anza Tour at Historic Canoa Ranch CANCELLED
Learn about Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza and the group of Spanish colonial settlers who, in 1775, made their first stop at Canoa Ranch as they began an epic 1200-mile journey from Sonora, New Spain to colonize the port of what is now San Francisco. All ages welcome. $5 fee. Online registration required.
Wednesday, April 8 • 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Wondering About the Wild Things CANCELLED
Naturalist Jeff Babson gives a short talk followed by a Q and A session on any nature subject that crosses your mind. Please bring a lawn chair. All ages welcome. $5 fee. Online registration required.
Rattlesnakes – Amazing Serpents: Friday, April 10 • 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Songs and Calls: The Language of Birds CANCELLED 
Birds are famous for the wide variety of vocalizations that they utter. This workshop explores the songs and calls of birds, their purposes, differences between songs and calls, and approaches to recognizing them. Ages 12 and up. $15 fee. Online registration required. 
Wednesday, April 15 • 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Gardens of Canoa CANCELLED
Enjoy a guided tour of the gardens of Historic Canoa Ranch with Raydine Taber from the Green Valley Gardeners. All ages welcome.$5 fee. Online registration required.
Wednesday, April 15 • 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Stargazing at Historic Canoa Ranch CANCELLED
Sonora Astronomical Society volunteers set up telescopes for celestial viewing and provide an introduction to the night sky. Come before dark for a presentation by Whipple Observatory. Bring your flashlight and lawn chair. All ages welcome. Registration not required. $5 suggested donation. Weather permitting.
Friday, April 24 • Presentation 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Stargazing 7:30-9:30 p.m.

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Tucson, AZ 85741

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