A Video Introduction to Parker Canyon Lake

Parker Canyon Lake

Parker Canyon Lake is located in the Huachuca Mountains in the Coronado National Forest. This video is an introduction to the lake and the things you can do there. For an article on a Day Trip from Tucson to Parker Canyon Lake via the backside (west) visit here. This day … Continue reading

ALERT! Desert Museum Cancels Bat Interpretation Programs

Bats Fly From Campbell Street Bridge.

Bat Programs Succumb To Their Own Success! For many years, one of the most popular Desert Museum programs was not held at the Desert Museum. Desert Museum docents conducted bat interpretation programs at two bridges along the Rillito River; one located at River & Campbell and the other at Pantano … Continue reading

Carr House Season Presentation Series

Carr House Presentations

Come out to the Carr House for a presentation in the cool Huachuca Mountains and learn about our wildlife and the surrounding environment. June 15 – Hooray for Herps- Snakes, Lizards and more! – Tom Miscione, herpetologist, will help us learn not to fear these important members of the local … Continue reading

Free Things to do this Summer with Kids in Tucson

Splash Pad at Brandi Fenton

As school gets out for the summer, we are seeing more and more people searching for suitable things to do with their kids this summer in Tucson. Although you can find many ideas on our popular page Things to do with Kids, we have compiled a list of free or almost free … Continue reading

Funtasticks Family Fun Park: Year ‘Round Good Times!

Funtasticks Go Kart Racers

Funtasticks Family Fun Park is what its name implies. Fun for the whole family. The Park has a clean, pleasant picnic area shaded by mature mesquite and palm trees, in addition to its many rides and attractions. We saw a lot of people there having a really good time. Summer … Continue reading

See The New Baby Big Horn Sheep At The Desert Museum

Big Horn Sheep Ewe and lamb

Mother’s Day 2014 saw a new mom at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum with the birth of its first Big Horn lamb since 2007. The new lamb arrived early Saturday morning, May 10. Over the years, the Museum has had six successful Big Horn births. The ewe, recently transferred from the … Continue reading

Summer Classes for the Kids in Tucson

Looking for Summer Classes for the Kids in 2014? Summer is upon us. And the time is upon us to find meaningful, yet fun, things for our children to do during their time off while we still toil the daily grind.  Here is a list of ideas and Links to … Continue reading

Pima County Fair: A Slideshow

Pima County Fair at Twilight

Just before sundown on Easter Sunday, we visited the Pima County Fair for the first time. Here are some photos we took to share. You can find out about all the events at the fair at http://pimacountyfair.com. The fair runs through April 27th. … Continue reading