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Colossal Cave Mountain Park

Contact Info
16721 E. Old Spanish Trail
Vail, AZ 85641

Phone:
520-647-7275
Basics
Location:
In the town of Vail 18 miles southeast of Tucson
Type:
Historical Site

Description

This beautiful desert refuge has sheltered people for over a thousand years. It has been home, shrine, hideout, challenging workplace, exciting playground, tranquil retreat. Now on the National Register of Historic Places, the 2,000-acre Park showcases crystal-filled Colossal Cave and historic La Posta Quemada Ranch, a working ranch for over 120 years. Spend the day: take a Cave tour, browse in the historical museum, relax in the wooded picnic areas, hike, saddle up for a trail ride, sluice for gemstones‹and explore our two charming Southwestern gift shops. Open daily. Just 16 miles southeast of Tucson on Old Spanish Trail. To get there, take I-10 east from Tucson to exit 279 (the Vail Exit), turn north, and follow the signs for about 7 miles.

Hours + Fees

Hours:
Summer hours : 8 am - 5 pm
(March 16 - September 15)
Winter hours : 9 am - 5 pm
(September 16 - March 15)
Season:
Open year round

Amenities

Amenities:
Modern Restrooms
Visitor Center
Picnic Area(s)

Map + Directions

Basic Directions
Take I-10 east from Tucson to exit 279 (the Vail Exit), turn north, and follow the signs for about 7 miles.
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