Things to Do
Rent UTV’s in San Manuel, AZ for off-roading adventure or visit motorcycle & mining museums. Find places to eat, lodging & RV parks, shopping, and wedding planning. You can even fly into San Manuel’s airport with personal aircraft.
UTV Rentals & Tours
Rent 2, 4 or 6 seat UTV’s at Peppersauce Motorsports & Rentals with immediate trail access to a variety of scenic trails. Guided tours are available too. Great family, friend or group outing! Also hosts seasonal night rides. Their store features a selection of riding gear, t-shirts, sweatshirts, caps and parts. And, a full-service repair shop can service your UTV, ATV or dirt bike or fix your machine’s tires or car & truck tires.
JWJ Cycles Motorcycle Museum
The museum features a private motorcycle collection with a family history of blast from the past bikes from the 1950’s and newer.
Personal visits, events or group outings can be arranged by appointment only. Plans are to open weekends in the future with a coffee shop and food items.
102 W Main St, San Manuel, Arizona | Website | 520 664-4812
San Manuel Library
Browse a selection of books, Spanish books, magazines, DVD’s, video games, and audio. Find e-books and a cloud library is available. Various computer stations with internet, printer, fax/copier/scanner, and a digitization area are available. Fun youth area, Xbox and Wii play-stations. Public WIFI.
San Manuel Historical Museum
View exhibits that include mining memorabilia as well as gem quality minerals and copper. Learn about the mining process. At one time, San Manuel had the largest underground copper mine in the world. The museum sells postcards and books.
Open on Saturdays from 10am-2pm. All other times are by appointment. Free admission. Call Dave at 620 687-1720 or Hazel at 520 385-4586
In the lower shopping plaza at: 147 8th Avenue in San Manuel, Arizona | Facebook
Biosphere 2 is a University of Arizona research facility for studying ecosystems and includes a rain forest. It was originally built as a sealed self-sustaining environment to research and develop space colonization technology. Guided tours are offered. Many areas of the complex are wheelchair accessible. The facility also hosts conferences.
Located 17 miles west of San Manuel on highway 77 at: 32540 S Biosphere Rd, Oracle, AZ 85739
Arizona Zipline Adventures
Just 10 miles west of San Manuel are zipline tours with 5 spans of 400′ to 1500′. Zipline tours are by reservation. The onsite Peppersauce Kitchen serves a choose your own build on burgers. Also, camping, a general store, gold panning, various events, an expansive porch area and short trails.
San Manuel Ray Blair Airport
Events at the airport during the year may include; fly-ins, a chili cook-off and pancake breakfasts. Offers sightseeing/tours.
The airport is located 2 miles north of town at: 75829 E Avenida de Aviacion, San Manuel, Arizona | Webpage
Offroading adventure trails, hiking trails, parks & recreation! San Manuel has it all as well as scenic and primitive roads, and hunting guides and services! Click the pic to find out more!