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Pictures Rocks West is a small community twenty miles west of Tucson. The homes sit in a natural desert setting blending into the landscape. Access to the neighborhood is off West Picture Rocks Road.
Hiking enthusiasts will find plenty of trails in this area of the desert southwest. One such trail is the Ironwood Trail that begins in the Ironwood Forest. The trail winds through saguaros, mesquite trees, and palo verde. Hikers can spot javelina and deer while on the trail. The five-mile trail ends at Picture Rocks Wash.
The Desert House of Prayer is located twenty-five minutes from Picture Rocks West. The religious retreat is a place and community dedicated to silence. Many types of people stay at the Desert House of Prayer such as clergy, artists, and caregivers. Each month three days are set aside for Centering Prayer Retreat Days.
Built in the 1890s, The Oasis Wild Horse Ranch is the oldest guest ranch in the state. The Spanish influenced architecture makes the ranch a perfect place for weddings and other special events. The ranch has a large outdoor patio, two outdoor gardens, a dining hall, dance floor and full bar. The stunning views make the ultimate backdrop for any couple’s special day. The ranch is thirty minutes east of Picture Rocks West.
For people looking for the peace and solitude of the desert southwest, Picture Rocks is the right place. The small community it still close enough to Tucson so residents can commute to work or to shop.