The Board of Supervisors approved the purchase of the 1.8-acre property on October 4, 2005. This property is the final acquisition in a series of acquisitions in the Tucson Mountain Park South Corridor project area located at the southern end of the Tucson Mountains, south of Ajo Highway and west of Mission Road. Acquisition of these properties will: (1) protect this scenic gateway into metro Tucson containing saguaro-studded hillsides characteristic of the Tucson Mountains and visible from considerable distances; (2) expand Tucson Mountain Park and link existing County holdings; and (3) provide new recreational trails and public access in this area.
Date Acquired: March 6, 2006
Cost Per Acre: $22,133
Bond Category: Community Open Space