Tohono Chul Park
Embrace the authentic beauty of the Sonoran Desert year-round at Tohono Chul, Tucson's charming crossroads of nature, art and culture. Deemed "One of the World's Ten Best Botanical Gardens" by Travel + Leisure Magazine, Tohono Chul has been celebrated as one of its "best kept secrets" for over a quarter of a century. Set on 49 acres of lush desert, the vibrant offerings at Tohono Chul awaken your senses. This oasis in the desert offers a respite from the hectic pace of daily life, provides an informative look at the region's fascinating cultural traditions and its even more interesting flora and fauna.
Be inspired by the collection of artwork in the Exhibit Galleries and Gift Shops. From artisanal to avant-garde, the creations by local artists are influenced by the wonders of the region. The Tohono Chul experience goes beyond one of relaxation to deliver an engaging learning experience. Discover the secrets of the desert and gain knowledge of the natural and cultural heritage of the region through a variety of lectures, guided tours, workshops, concerts and special events.