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Description:

This is a FUN Family Event, everyone is welcome. Bring all of your friends and family. Follow in the footsteps of your favorite Western Stars and spend 2 whole days in an 1880's Western Town. Tent or trailer camping onsite. Modern restrooms and group fire ring. Two meals are included (Dinner on Saturday and Breakfast on Sunday). All other meals need to be brought with you or purchased in the park. Lots of fun activities are included with 2 day admission to Old Tucson Studios park (Saturday & Sunday). Horseback trail rides are available at a group rate.

Attention: You must arrive BEFORE 8:00 AM on Saturday or you will not be able to move your vehicle into the camping area until after the park closes. You may also have to pay an additional addmission fee at the gate if you are not on the grounds before 8:00 AM.


Contact Information:

Old Tucson Studios, 201 South Kinney Road. Tucson, Arizona  85735  or at http://www.oldtucson.com
Phone Number:
(520) 883-0100


Directions:
From Phoenix go south on I-10 to Tucson, exit on Speedway Blvd. And go west (becomes Gates pass Rd.) and follow the signs to Old Tucson Studios on South Kinney Road. There is a small dirt road toward the rear of the main parking area that leads to our camp area (behind the rodeo grounds). There should be signs guiding you to the group camp area once you get to the main parking area.

Old Tucson Studios Map
Old Tucson Studios Map

About The Park:

Old Tucson Studios is where the reel West meets the real West! From western movie heroes like John Wayne to current box-office stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio, many of Hollywood's legends have walked these rugged streets, the setting for hundreds of major motion pictures. You're invited to retrace the boot steps of your favorite stars and spend a day in the life of an 1880's Western town. To complete your Western experience, take a trail ride along scenic desert mountain trails!

Old Tucson Studios, an active film set whose credits include some of Hollywood's biggest Westerns, features film and television shoots throughout the year and a full array of daily live entertainment and attractions including high-flying stunt shows, blazing gunfights and rip-roaring saloon musicals. Plus historical studio tours, unique shopping, rides for the whole family and the famous Reno locomotive on display.

Take a break from all the action and select a delicious meal from a menu prepared by Chef Patrick Fahey, or grab a snack and a cold drink before heading to the next show. Complement your visit with an unforgettable Western adventure on the back of a gentle and trusty horse. A friendly guide will lead you along the desert trails where the legendary cowboy movie stars once rode. For the safety of our guests, pets are not allowed in the park. Thank you!

Check out some of the interesting History of Old Tucson Studios.

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Area Attractions:

The International Wildlife Museum is a great place to stop on the way home from Old Tucson Studios and it's right on Gates Pass Road.

The International Wildlife Museum is dedicated to increasing knowledge and appreciation of the diverse wildlife of the world as well as explaining the role of wildlife management in conservation. Founded in 1988, the museum highlights over 400 species of insects, mammals and birds from around the globe. Some of the collections are more than 100 years old and all the animals found at the museum were donated by various government agencies, wildlife rehabilitation centers, captive breeding programs, zoos and individuals. Dioramas depicting wild animals in their natural settings, videos, interactive computers, and hands-on exhibits promote wildlife appreciation and conservation. Your visit is an excellent opportunity to see animals up close and gain a better understanding of their adaptive characteristics, habitats and conservation issues. The International Wildlife Museum is an educational program of the Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF). The foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that funds and manages worldwide programs dedicated to wildlife conservation, outdoor education and humanitarian services.

4800 W Gates Pass Road
Tucson, AZ 85745
Business Office: (520) 629-0100


The Arizona Sonora Desert Museum is another great place to stop on the way home from Old Tucson Studios and it's right on Kinney Road (a little North of Gates Pass Road).

For a half-century, the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum has enchanted millions of visitors with its exhibits of live animals in astonishingly natural settings, while intriguing and instructing them with fascinating educational programs. At the same time, the Museum has gained a worldwide repute in the scientific community as an institution committed to researching and protecting the land, plants, and the animals of the Sonoran Desert region.

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place! Exhibits re-create the natural landscape of the Sonoran Desert Region so realistically you find yourself eye-to-eye with mountain lions, prairie dogs, Gila monsters, and more. Within the Museum grounds, you will see more than 300 animal species and 1,200 kinds of plants. There are almost 2 miles of paths traversing 21 acres of beautiful desert.

2021 North Kinney Road
Tucson, AZ 85743
Phone: (520) 883-2702

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