Rules and Regulations

Tumamoc Hill, an active study site and ecological reserve of the University of Arizona. You are invited to walk the Hill every day from 4am to 10pm. You are required to stay on the paved road and within the overlook areas noted by perimeter cables, there are no exceptions to this.

 Please adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Do not bring pets on to the preserve
  • Stay on the paved road, and please do not wander into the ecology reserve – this includes the top of the Hill, do not go beyond the fence or cables, this is a sensitive archeological and cultural area
  • Please step to the side when vehicles approach
  • Please bring a refillable water bottle – a refill station has been provided for your use
  • Please use the garbage and recycling containers at the mid-point of the Hill to dispose of any unwanted items – help us maintain the health of the Hill by picking up other people’s garbage
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited, please extinguish cigarettes or any other burning object prior to entering the site
  • For the consideration of others and the wildlife please do not listen to amplified music or sound
  • For the safety and pleasure of everyone using the hill, secure your bicycle at the bicycle rack at the entrance and please leave skate boards and all skates at home – bicycles and skate boards are not permitted on the Hill
  • Please help protect the plants and animals of the hill by not handling, harming or removing them from their natural setting
  • Do not bring any plant material or animals on to the hill
  • Fire arms are prohibited on all University of Arizona facilities 
  • Drone use needs to follow University of Arizona Regulations and is not permitted unless approval of a drone request from is recieved, please see here for more infornmation: https://risk.arizona.edu/drones-campus

For University police assistance please dial UAPD at 520-621-8273 or for emergencies dial 911(please let 911 dispatcher know you are on UA Tumamoc hill)