The ranch is a collection of historic homes, buildings, and farm equipment located at Tumbleweed Park, 2250 S. McQueen Rd. Open daily, 6am-6pm.
Learn about Chandler’s agricultural past, discover how early farming families lived, and see how they operated their farms in a desert environment. Tumbleweed Ranch is developing four main areas of interpretation: home life, livestock industries, crop farming, and early settler experiences.
School Field Trips
Programs target third grade students and are aligned with Arizona academic content standards. Programs offered 10am - 12 noon. For more information on school programs, click here. For reservations, contact Tiffani Righero at
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Historic Homes at Tumbleweed Ranch
The McCroskey House
This farm bungalow represents one of the many homes built by early farmers in Chandler. The bungalow was a very popular home style, since it was cheap to build, simple in design, and practical. The Edwards family built this home in 1917. Many families built a home similar to the McCroskey House, often ordered through Sears, Montgomery Wards, Aladdin o