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Ranch Acres, also known as Ranch Acres Estates, is a neighborhood north of Tucson, Arizona located in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains, off Route 77 (or North Oracle Road). Mt. Lemmon is located due east, as is the Butterfly Peak Natural Area. Located off North Lago Del Oro Parkway, Ranch Acres Estates is at the intersection of East Wilds Road and North Lago Del Oro. Many opportunities for outdoor activities abound in this area because of its convenient proximity to the mountains. Hikers and mountain bikers enjoy the many trails and campsites in Catalina State Park. Many roads have bike trails, as well.
Arthur Pack Regional Park on North Thorndydale Road provides a venue for football and soccer. Youth baseball and softball are also played on 10 baseball fields here, as is Ultimate Frisbee and golf at the Crooked Tree Golf Course. Some of the baseball fields are lit for night playing, as are some of the batting cages. Four covered ramadas allow for barbecuing and grilling, and they can be reserved. One has electricity on-site. A concession building provides additional snacks for picnickers. The park is ADA approved. Wildlife is visible along the many trails, as well.
College students can commute to the University of Arizona in downtown Tucson or to a variety of locations of Pima Community College. Coronado School trains students from kindergarten to eighth grade. Coronado Middle School Park provides many recreational opportunities at a large park just to the north of the school. Tucson International Airport is a 45-minute drive from Ranch Acres. The Phoenix airport, which has more direct flights, is an hour and a half away.