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VC_512x219Welcome to Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge!

Administration Building and Visitor Center
Administration Building: Open from 7:30am to 4pm, Monday through Friday. This is where the refuge’s business is conducted.

Visitor Center: Open from 7:30am to 4pm seven days a week. Stop by and talk to refuge staff and volunteers to learn about what is happening on the refuge. Pick up maps and helpful information. Picnic tables here overlook the valley and majestic Baboquivari Peak. Rest rooms are available.

The visitor center is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day and the weekends of June 1 through August 15.

Recreational Opportunities
The refuge offers many opportunities to enjoy wildlife-related recreation. With the exception of Brown Canyon, refuge trails are open to the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Hunting, camping, picnicking and many educational opportunities are scheduled throughout the year.

Directions to Administration Building and Visitor Center:
From Tucson, go west on Ajo Way (Highway 86) to Three Points. Travel 38 miles south of Three Points on Highway 286 to milepost 7.5. If traveling on Interstate 19, take the Amado/Arivaca exit west, turn right at the T, and then left at the Cow Palace onto Arivaca Road. Proceed west 35 miles on the Arivaca Road to Highway 286, and turn left at milepost 7.5.
Page Photo Credits — © Steve Hillebrand
Last Updated: Nov 21, 2013
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