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When it comes to activities, Cherry Valley Ranch doesn't disappoint. Hike trails through our valley, or through the nearby National Forest. Relax under a giant oak tree taking in the beautiful serenity of Cherry Valley Ranch. Watch for a beautiful display of native birds, javelina, coatimundi, hawks, quail, fox, and even an occasional bobcat. Coyotes may serenade you to sleep, while you may awaken to deer grazing in the yard at dawn.

If sightseeing is your preference,visit the historic town of Oracle, drive to Biosphere II, or head to Tucson for a forty minute scenic drive to many attractions.


  • Bird watching - from Sonoran to Alpine zones, with the San Pedro riparian corridor nearby.
  • Picnicking - on Cherry Valley Ranch or under the giant sycamores at Peppersauce Canyon.
  • Hiking - the many National Forest trails in the Santa Catalina Mountains or in the Aravaipa Wilderness Area a few miles away.
  • Horseback Riding - along the Arizona Trail and the back road to Mt. Lemmon, or in Catalina State Park on the way to Tucson.
  • Eco-trekking - with local Llamas along the Oracle Ridge Trail.
  • Exploring and Antiquing - in the old mining and ranching towns of Oracle, Globe, and Florence.
  • Golfing - at one of Tucson's many championship courses.
  • Visiting the Future - at the world-famous Biosphere II while enjoying the shops and restaurant.
  • Sightseeing - Kitt Peak National Observatory, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Old Tucson Studios, International Wildlife Museum, Tombstone, and Nogales (Mexico) are some of the many day trips possible.
  • Prospecting - pan for gold in Arizona's back country.