About Oracle State Park...
Boasting 4,000 acres and extraordinary mountain viewsheds, Oracle State Park is located in the northern foothills of the Santa Catalinas, in the town of Oracle, Arizona, some 35 miles north of Tucson (see map).
Ranging from 3,500 to 4,500 feet in elevation, Oracle State Park consists of oak grassland, riparian woodland and mesquite scrub habitats that contain an amazing diversity of wildlife and plant species. For folks of all ages, there are 15 miles of scenic hiking trails, as well as guided tours, programs, a gift shop and the Kannally Ranch House museum. The Park has also played a lead role in environmental education for Arizona youngsters, hosting up to 3,000 students annually.
Kannally Ranch House
The 1930s Kannally Ranch House is a unique four-level Pueblo Revival adobe, with Moorish and Mediterranean influences. Features include hand-carved corbels, stencilled walls, hand-formed fireplaces, French casement windows, walled gardens and unparalleled views of the Galiuro Mountains. Museum displays include historic Kannally family photos and letters, furnishings, ceramicware and ironwork. There are also several paintings by self-taught cowboy artist Lee Kannally.
→ Click here to learn about the history of the Kannally Ranch...
→ Click here to learn about historic preservation efforts...
Education, Preservation & Conservation
The Friends of Oracle State Park is dedicated to assisting Park Rangers in their many duties, as well as raising funds needed to keep the Park open and undertaking the restoration and preservation of the Kannally Ranch House.
→ Learn about how you can become involved as a Friend...
→ To learn about all the Park offers, visit their official website....