AREA ATTRACTIONS


Nizhoni Ranch Gallery

Offering the Finest in Contemporary & Historic Navajo Weaving and other Select American Indian Art Forms. Steve Getzwiller is a leading authority on Navajo textiles. He has been a collector, trader, and collaborative-innovator of Navajo weaving for over 30 years. He has encouraged Navajo artists to weave designs that stretch […]


Patagonia Creative Arts Association

The Patagonia Creative Arts Association is a non-profit center that offers programming in all areas of the arts. Founded in 1999, Patagonia Creative Arts provides classes, workshops, and open studios for both children and adults. Its goals are to connect the community through hands-on activities and provide a safe and […]


Santa Cruz Foundation for the Performing Arts

Santa Cruz Foundation for the Performing Arts P.O. Box 875, Patagonia, AZ 85624 1-888-202-1942 www.scfpapresents.org scfpa@scfpapresents.org The Santa Cruz Foundation for the Performing Arts is dedicated to – Presenting the Santa Cruz River Valley community with new and exciting ways of experiencing the performing arts: theater, dance, music, opera and […]


Red Mountain Foods

Open 7 days a week, there’s always something ripe and ready to eat. If it’s fresh produce and natural foods you seek, Red Mountain Foods will meet your craving. This friendly grocery store has been a Patagonia institution since 1981, and supplies the community with a full line of quality produce–much […]


Arizona Trail

Just three miles outside of Patagonia is one several places in the area to access to the historic Arizona Trail, which runs Mexico to Utah. Take Harshaw Road east of Patagonia about 3 miles, until you see the Arizona Trail sign. Park and cross the road to the north side […]


Tucson Audubon Society’s Paton Center for Hummingbirds

A trip to Patagonia would not be complete without a visit to the Paton Center for Hummingbirds. Dedicated to the celebration and conservation of hummingbirds—and all of southeast Arizona’s astounding biodiversity—through recreation, education, and sustainable living. 477 Pennsylvania Ave. Open from dawn to dusk daily Free admission … Donations welcomed […]


Spirit Tree Inn

Phone: 520-394-0121        Web: www.spirittreeinn.com Spirit Tree Inn sits on 52 private acres along one of Southern Arizona’s high desert creeks. The property entrance is graced with a massive cottonwood tree beckoning guests to linger in its soothing shade while enjoying a gentle breeze. With only six guest rooms on this historic […]


Whisper’s Ranch Bed & Breakfast

Phone:520-455-9246 Web: www.whispersranch.com Enjoy a beautiful natural setting, comfortable lodging accommodations, gracious hospitality and truly fine food to make you rested and revitalized amid the peaceful setting of this mountain oasis. Conveniently located near Elgin-Sonoita Wine Country, the West Gate of Ft. Huachuca, Parker Canyon Lake. We are also close to Kartchner Caverns, San Rafael […]


Parker Canyon Lake Park

Birdwatchers and nature lovers will find much to do at Parker Canyon Lake. At 5,375 feet in elevation, the lake is tucked into rolling hills covered with grasses and oak trees and surrounded by distant mountains. 132-acres are stocked rainbow trout and resident bass, sunfish, and catfish, and offer ample […]


Tin Shed Theatre

Located behind Patagonia Creative Arts is the Tin Shed Theatre and Movie House, a 100-seat venue that features performances by artists and troupes from across the nation and the world. The Tin Shed’s first production was in 1999, when it premiered “Spooky Casa,” an interactive “haunted house” for Halloween. Since […]


Hiking Red Mountain

This hike is moderately difficult. The trail is the service road to the fire lookout station on the summit of Red Mountain.  In years past, this was no doubt one of many mining roads in the Patagonia Mountains, but in recent years both Verizon Wireless and Cingular mobile phone service […]


A Hike in Majestic Temporal Canyon

One of the most beautiful areas to explore on the outskirts of Patagonia is Temporal Canyon which lies to the north between the town and the approach to Mount Wrightson. Take 1st Avenue off Highway 82 just west of the High School. This well-graded dirt road will take you about […]


Hiking the Mountain Empire – North Loop 2.1 Miles

This 2.1 mile loop hike is close to downtown Patagonia and takes about an hour, It is an ideal “before-breakfast walk” for anyone staying at the local hotel or bed and breakfast lodgings. Your route follows reasonably level back roads with the exception of one of those “roller coaster hills” […]


Outdoor Family Fun at the Patagonia Town Park

In years gone by, the town park or town square was a gathering place. A place where festivals were held, music played from the gazebo, and young lovers held hands. In Patagonia, it still is. With its charming gazebo and columns, Patagonia’s Town Park is a favorite place for family reunions, […]