Menlo Park in Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
This site possesses national significance
In commemorating the history of the
United States of America
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Environment • Horticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1975.
Location. 32° 13.19′ N, 111° 0.229′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. It is in Menlo Park. Marker is on Tumamoc Hill Road, 0.7 miles south of West Anklam Road, on the right when traveling south. Note: Tumamoc Hill Road can only be used by pedestrians. And, is closed from 7:30am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday. Road remains open all day on weekends. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1675 West Anklam Road, Tucson AZ 85745, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sentinel Peak (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Sentinel Peak Si We:begi Ha Ñeid (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Manning House (approx. 1½ miles away); Hugo O'Conor (approx. 1½ miles away); El Paso & Southwestern Depot and Park (approx. 1½ miles away); Granada Avenue (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Granada Avenue (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
Regarding Desert Laboratory. The Desert Laboratory was founded by the Carnegie Institution in 1903 to better understand how plants adapted to arid desert environments.
Also see . . . Tumamoc: People and Habitats. Society relies on three ecological pillars to conserve nature, and Tumamoc Hill is the world's premiere place where they all come together: (Submitted on March 7, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 704 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 7, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 7. submitted on April 15, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 8, 9. submitted on March 7, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.