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Pima County acquires land to expand Tortolita Mountain Park
The purchase was made on December 4, at an Arizona State Land Department auction, of 818 acres of state trust land, which will be added to the mountain park just north of Tucson.
Arizona State Parks
Millions in Grants Awarded in Growing Smarter State Land Trust Acquisition Grant Funds
On September 18, 2013, the Arizona State Parks Board awarded $15,391,690 in Growing Smarter State Trust Land Acquisition Fund grants from the Land Conservation Fund.
State Parks Board approves Pima County grant request to expand Tortolita Mountain Park
That means when the County goes to the state trust land auction on Dec. 4 to acquire the reclassified property adjacent to the park, it will have a 50 percent match of value - kind of like getting the property for half the price.
Marana to soon offer free hiking program
Marana's Parks and Recreation Department will host its free guided hike program every second Saturday in the Tortolita Mountains, beginning in September.
Tortolita Mountain Park expansion approved by County Supervisors
An expansion plan for Tortolita Mountain Park was voted on and approved by the Pima County Board of Supervisors at the August 6 meeting.