Location

Oracle Locator Map

Elevation 3,700 - 4,600 feet  Fees

Contact the Park:
(520) 896-2425
Oracle SP
3820 Wildlife Drive
Oracle, AZ 85623

Facilities

Restrooms Gift Shop Exhibits Group: Day Use Areas Picnic Areas/Shelters Hiking Trails Equestrian Trails Biking Wildlife Viewing

Nearest Services: 1 mile

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511 Speed Code

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Park's Speed Code: 4228#

Fees

Park Entrance Fees:
Per Vehicle (1-4 Adults): $7.00
Individual/Bicycle: $3.00

Fee Schedule

Friends Group

Friends of Oracle State Park, Inc.

Friends of Oracle State Park, Inc., a nonprofit corporation

Oracle Rules

  • Stay on designated trails.
  • Pets must remain on leash at all times. Pets are not allowed on certain posted trails.
  • Removal of anything, including plants, wildlife or artifacts, is ILLEGAL.
  • Vehicles must stay on paved road and park in designated sites only.
  • No wood, charcoal, or ground fires.
  • No overnight camping.

Agency Rules & Regulations (Agency Rules)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Oracle

Q: Do you have camping?
A: No, Oracle is a day use only park, open from 7 am to 5 pm. The closest primitive camping is Peppersauce Canyon, approximately 6 miles up Mt. Lemmon Rd. Call Coronado National Forest for more information (520) 749-8700. Catalina State Park, about 23 miles south of Oracle, has tent camping facilities and RV hookups.

Q: Does our Golden Age Pass work at your park?
A: No, this pass is good for National Parks. Arizona State Parks also has an Annual Pass for either $50 or $125, good from date of purchase.

Q: Can we bring our dog?
A: Yes, we have several trails on which dogs are allowed. We would be happy to explain which ones these are or you can consult our trails map.

Q: Where is your park?
A: We are located just beyond the historic town of Oracle, about 40 minutes north of Tucson, on the north side of the Santa Catalina Mountain range. Please see Driving Directions.

Q: Do you have areas for rent?
A: Yes, we have a Group Use Area with two ramamdas, 10 picnic tables, restroom facilities and grills (available upon request). We also have the historic Kannally Ranch House, with it’s beautiful patios, available for rent for weddings, family reunions, parties, etc. Learn more.

Q: Besides hiking, are there any other attractions to see?
A: Yes, you can take a self-guided tour or a guided tour (on the weekends and holidays at 10 am and again at 2 pm) of the historic Kannally Ranch House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Q: Are there any other things to do in Oracle and the surrounding areas?
A: Of course! There are several restaurants, the Acadia Museum, home to the Oracle Historical Society, The Station, the local coffee shop and community space, Biosphere 2 is 6 miles south of Oracle. See Area Attractions for more information.

Q: Is there hunting on the park?
A: No, Oracle is an official Wildlife Refuge.

Q: Are there any streams or standing water on the park?
A: There are streams only during flash floods and standing water only in the watering holes we keep filled for wildlife.

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