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 By WOT    Wildlife    September 1, 2018 

California Condors To Be Released

The public is invited to the release of the endangered California Condors. This will take place on Saturday, Sept. 22 at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument. There is nothing quite as iconic in the...

 

Five Reasons Why You Need A Concealed-Carry Permit

Arizona allows all of its citizens to legally carry a concealed weapon, but a CCW Permit is still a great idea for a lot of reasons. First and foremost is the training you receive when you attend a CC...

 
 By GCNP    RVing    August 1, 2018

Grand Canyon National Park Tourism Creates Economic Benefits

A national park service report shows that more than 6.2 million recreational visitors to Grand Canyon National Park in 2017 spent $667 million in communities near the park. That spending supported...

 
 By Jim Allen    Events   

U. S. Congressman Paul Gosar Tours Lake Pleasant

I had the privilege this past week of touring Lake Pleasant in the company of Congressman Paul Gosar. Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S., is serving his fourth term in Congress as the Representative from...

 
 By ASP    Camping    August 1, 2018

Arizona State Parks Park-Cation

PHOENIX – Summer is coming to a close, but there’s still one more three-day weekend left! Turn your Labor Day weekend into a park-cation by visiting one of the amazing Arizona State Parks in...

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    July 1, 2018

What To Do While The Forests Are Closed

Hopefully we will get some rain soon - and during the summer months - and the forests will re-open, but if not, there are still places you can go to enjoy the outdoors. Arizona's State Parks are super...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    May 1, 2018

Payson Wildlife Fair - Set for Saturday, May 12

PAYSON, Ariz. – On Saturday, May 12, Green Valley Park comes alive with a multitude of wildlife and outdoor fun activities for the whole family at the 24th Annual Payson Wildlife Fair. Catch a...

 
 By GCNP    RVing    April 1, 2018

Grand Canyon National Park - Spring-Break Time

The focus is on Grand Canyon National Park - Spring-Break Time, but much applies to all visits this season. Visitors planning to hike, camp, recreate, and take in the breathtaking views of Grand...

 
 By GCNP    RVing    March 1, 2018

Shuttle Bus Tips and Other Spring Break Hacks for Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon, AZ- Visitors planning to hike, camp, recreate, and take in the breathtaking views of Grand Canyon National Park during spring break should also prepare for long lines and road...

 
 By ASP    Events   

Camp Verde - Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day

CAMP VERDE -- Saturday, March 31, will be the sixth Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day, hosted this year at Fort Verde State Historic Park and Camp Verde Community Park. This is a cooperative event...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 1, 2018

Arizona Bald Eagle Breeding Season Leads To Restrictions

Each year as part of its highly successful program to manage and conserve bald eagles in the state, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) asks outdoor recreationists, aircraft pilots, drone...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    December 1, 2017

Thank You, Prescott!

Willow Lake Loop Trail: Arizona's Newest Premier Trail Recently named an Arizona State Premier Trail by Arizona State Parks, Willow Lake Loop is a must-do hike. This trail covers rocky steep terrain,...

 

Verde Valley, Arizona

Compiled By Carol L. Allen For lasting memories, visit the Verde Valley – recently named one of the Top 10 U.S. travel destinations by Lonely Planet. Located in the "heart" of Arizona, the Verde...

 
 By GCNP    Events   

Grand Canyon, Ariz. – Tourism To Grand Canyon National Park Creates $904 Million In Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 5,969,811 visitors to park name in 2016 spent $648,170,900 in communities near the park. That spending supported 9,779 jobs in the local area and...

 
 By Carol L. Allen    Events   

AZBW / WOT Editorial Calendar 2017

JANUARY: AYC Birthday Regatta and Leukemia Cup AZGFD Awards Banquet Great Canadian Picnic LA Boat Show San Diego Sunroad Boat Show FEBRUARY: Arizona Game & Fish Expo Bass Master Cruising Season...

 
 By AZBW    Events   
Lake Havasu Boat Show

Lake Havasu Boat Show Adds New Special Attractions

"So big, you might not be able to see it all in just one-day," commented Lake Havasu Boat Show producer, Bob Brown. "The growth of this boat show has been astounding. We'll be 130 exhibitors and...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

Desert Storm Poker Run & Shootout

It's with thanks to the multiyear returning main sponsors Shugrue's Family of Fine Restaurants, Spectre Powerboats, the Lake Havasu Convention and Visitors Bureau, DCB Performance Boats and Teague...

 
 By AZGFD    RVing    March 1, 2017

Survey Looks To Measure OHV Financial Impact

The popularity of off-highway vehicles (OHV) has exploded throughout the state and, Arizona State Parks and Trails and the Arizona Game and Fish Department are turning to OHV enthusiasts to help...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

U of A College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Announces New Director of Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

PHOENIX - S.H. ("Sy") Sohmer has been named director of Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park (https://azstateparks.com/boyce-thompson/), effective Jan. 29, 2017. Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park is...

 
 By ASP    Boating    October 1, 2016

Lake Havasu State Park Has A New Boat Ramp

NEW RAMP -- Arizona State Parks opened a newly constructed boat ramp at Lake Havasu State Park in early September. The boat ramp will take pressure off the main launch site and allow for less...

 
 By ASP    RVing    October 1, 2016

Slide Rock Arizona State Park

Come celebrate fall at Slide Rock State Park's Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Spend the day and enjoy a variety of fun fall activities including an apple-cider press, blac...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

On The Cover - These Falls Are A Treasure Within A Treasure

Havasupai Falls Arizona is a major destination for hikers who want to visit the blue-green waterfalls. Hidden in the Grand Canyon, and difficult to get reservations for, this paradise is for those...

 
 By WOT    RVing    August 1, 2016

NPS Presence In Just One State - Arizona Has Them All

These memorable destinations are enough to fill a lifetime of "bucket lists". As we celebrate the centennial of the National Parks Service, many will be visiting national sites throughout the...

 
 By ASP    Camping    August 1, 2016

Arizona State Parks' Top Five Summer Adventures

Looking for a summer adventure filled with fun the whole family can enjoy? Spend the weekend or plan a day trip to one of our beautiful Arizona State Parks. We've got you covered whether you're a...

 
 By ASP    RVing    August 1, 2016

Funding Opportunities For OHV Projects Deadline Approaches

Arizona State Parks is offering funding from the State Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Fund (OHV) for motorized trail projects. Grant application manuals and forms are available to download from the...

 

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