The mission of Tohono Chul Park is to enrich people's lives by connecting them with the wonders of nature, art and culture in the Sonoran Desert region and inspiring wise stewardship of the natural world.

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Botanical Gardens

At Tohono Chul you'll discover botanical gardens that are varied and vibrant. Your visit will take you through themed gardens and meandering nature trails where you'll discover the wonders of the Sonoran Desert.


Art Galleries

Tohono Chul has three distinct art galleries throughout the gardens featuring ever changing exhibits showcasing local and regional artists.

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Garden Bistro

Featuring hearty breakfast and lunch menus, the Garden Bistro will delight all of your senses. The Bistro is also available for private rental for all of life's celebrations

Chiles, Chocolate & Salsa Festival!

Celebrate the fiery chile and decadent chocolate, two of the ingredients that define life in the Southwest!

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Enjoy a variety of benefits, including the joy of knowing that your membership supports one of the Southwest’s most treasured natural and cultural resources!

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Visit our Fall Plant Sale and enjoy our extensive offering of usual and unusual, native and arid-adapted plants.

Fall Plant Sale

Enjoy a festival celebrating chiles and chocolate!

Chiles, Chocolate & Salsa!

Daily Tours and Eco-stations provide a new view on the Sonoran Desert

Daily Tours

Get up close and personal with some of the Southwest’s most curious and charismatic reptiles.

Reptile Ramble