Gilbert Ray Campground—Origin of Name

The Gilbert Ray Campground, opens a new window is named after the first Pima County Parks and Recreation Director Gilbert Ray.  He joined the department in 1947 and retired in 1972.  The previous name of the campground was the Palo Verde Campground. 

The campground is located on Kinney Road in the Tucson Mountain Park.  The telephone number is 520-883-4200.


"Things, places named for locals in the Old Pueblo." Arizona Daily Star. April, 21, 1991. Page E1.

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