From stars to bighorn sheep and more...
The New Year abounds with excitement at Oracle State Park. Learn about ancient Native American astronomy and Apache cultural food practices. Discover the trailblazing paintings of Western artist Maynard Dixon. Find out more about our new Bighorn neighbors. Or hike our wilderness trails and stargaze through powerful telescopes in the company of experts. Plus much, much more.
Help Scientists Study the Seasons
A new Citizen Scientist program at Oracle State Park, led by LoriAnne Barnett, Education Coordinator for the USA National Phenology Network, will research key seasonal changes in animals and plants from year to year, in response to weather and climate. Find out how you can participate.
Mountain Bike Racing comes to Oracle State Park
Join in as a rider or cheer from the sides, as racers take on the Parks hilly roads and dirt paths. Read more.
Park Now Open All Weekends
Thanks to the advocacy of FOSP members and friends, Oracle State Park will now remain open on weekends throughout the entire year. A milestone for the Park, thanks are owed to everyone who gave their support. The Park is open Saturdays and Sundays, 8 AM-5 PM. See Events Calendar.
2013 Year End Report
Two thousand thirteen represented a banner year for the Friends: funding natural and historic preservation efforts, securing grants for youth outreach and advocating for extended hours represent a few of many accomplishments. Download the 2013 Year End Report to learn more.