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Welcome to Tucson and the Sonoran Desert!

Smokey Springs Ranch offers a quiet and secluded hideaway, with temperate weather in the winter months. Tucson and the surrounding area offer a variety of recreational and cultural explorations:

Tucson City Guide
State Parks
Grand Canyon

 

 

Local Hiking

Nearby "power hike" - Saguaro National Park - Douglas Springs Trailhead. We recommend taking the Douglas Springs Trail east from the Trailhead and going up and back, or taking a loop coming back to the Trailhead using the Wentworth Trail..

Saguaro National Park - home page

Friends of Saguaro National Park web site

Map of both sides of the National Park

 

 Birding in the Sonoran Desert

Sonoran Borderlands

The World Wildlife Federation site

 

Art Tours

El Presidio Gallery

Settler's West

Tubac - Center of the Fine Arts (1 hour drive)

Mark Sublette - Medicine Man Gallery

 

Restaurants we recommend

Steaks

Pinnacle Peak

El Corral

Hidden Valley Inn

Trail Dust Town

 

Mexican cuisine

Cafe Poca Cosa

El Charro Cafe

Casa Molina

 

Italian

Gavi Italian

Trattoria Pena

 

 

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