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Arizona Ablaze With Color

Arizona Is Ablaze With Color - As a native Arizonan, I tend to believe that Arizona is the most beautiful and amazing place on the planet – and autumn in Arizona confirms that belief. John and I and...

 

Visit The North Rim

Summer is the perfect time to visit the North Rim of the Grand Canyon because the higher elevation of the North Rim means forest and cool summer days. The North Rim is usually a lot less crowded than...

 
 By AZBW    Wildlife    April 1, 2018

Arizona Elk Arrive In West Virginia

For the first time in more than 150 years, elk are leaving their hoofprints on West Virginia soil. Dozens of elk that were captured and quarantined in January east of Flagstaff were loaded into a live...

 

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 Carol L. Allen    Events   

Yakima, WA - Pirate Press, Spring/Summer 2017 Edition

I was going to send this out mid-summer, but Jim reminded me that our 60th reunion is coming up, and I know how time flies. So, here we are. By the way, if you want timely information, it's at your...

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    March 1, 2017

Four Great Outdoor Places Near Tucson

This is the perfect time of year for an outdoor adventure in Tucson. The weather is great and the wildflowers should be amazing this year after all the rains we've had all winter. All four of these...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    March 1, 2017

AZGFD Fish Report Excerpts

Tip Of The Week Three years ago, the world record redear sunfish was taken out of Lake Havasu. Hector Brito caught a 5.80-pound redear sunfish on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. Redear sunfish have grown to...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

On The Cover - May Your 2017 Journey Be Stellar

Famed for its dramatic rapids and canyons, the Colorado is one of the most desirable whitewater rivers in the United States, and its Grand Canyon section – run by more than 22,000 people...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

It's A Super Event, Eh?

Every year Phoenix-area residents have a chance to celebrate the friendship they share with our neighbours (cq) to the north who become our winter visitors/residents. It's that time again! The Great C...

 

Lockett Meadow And Schnebly Hill Road

I'm an Arizona native, yet there are still countless sites in Arizona that are on my bucket list. My dad took me hunting and camping hundreds of times, and I've seen some gorgeous places – places...

 

Wickenburg Makes An Ideal Base Camp

It's finally getting cool enough to do some exploring and hiking in the central deserts of Arizona. There are plenty of beautiful things to see in the desert - you just have to know where to look. A g...

 

A Winning Combination

On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed legislation creating the National Park Service, a new federal bureau in the Department of the Interior responsible for protecting existing national parks and monuments and those yet to be establishe...

 

Five Reasons to Visit Southern Arizona

In summer, we always seem to think of going to the high country - Flagstaff, Payson, the White Mountains - but Southern Arizona has some absolutely gorgeous places to visit, and the weather is great....

 
 By ASP    Boating    July 1, 2016

Arizona - Boating Opportunities Abound in these State Parks

PHOENIX - Looking for weekend plans? Come cast a line in one of the quiet fishing coves at an Arizona State Park lake! Water sport enthusiasts will appreciate the clear, blue waters ideal for skiing,...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    June 1, 2016

Arizona - Mountain Lion Cub Gets New Home

An orphaned mountain lion cub rescued by Arizona Game & Fish now has a new home at Out of Africa Wildlife Park. The mountain lion cub that was rescued near Sells, Ariz., has recovered and was...

 
 By AZBW    Wildlife    May 1, 2016

Orphaned Mountain Lion Gets New Home at Out of Africa

Sedona, AZ: An orphaned mountain lion cub rescued by Arizona Game and Fish has a new home at Out of Africa Wildlife Park in Camp Verde, Arizona, 30 minutes south of Sedona. The mountain lion cub was...

 

Boyce Thompson Arboretum

One of our favorite places for a relaxing and beautiful hike is the Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park on Highway 60 just south of Superior, Ariz. This lovely place is open every day from 8 a.m. to...

 

A Site Of Contrasts

This destination provides not only beauty and serenity but also lessons from a history that was the opposite: bloody and violent. Fort Bowie is a National Historic Site near Willcox, Ariz., between...

 
 By WDFW    Fishing    December 1, 2015

WDFW, Partners Reintroduce Fishers Into South Cascades

OLYMPIA – Biologists today released seven fishers into Washington’s south Cascades mountains, where the reclusive, cat-sized mammal hasn’t been seen for more than 70 years. The fisher is one of...

 

A-ni-gi-du-wa-gi

"Osiyo, dohijo?" is a Cherokee greeting equivalent to the English, "Hello, how are you?" If you were in good spirits and feeling well, you might respond, "Osdv, senina?" or "Good, and you?" Our...

 
 By Carol L Allen    RVing    October 1, 2015

Color Me An Arizona Autumn

Often hailed as Arizona's capital of autumn, Flagstaff is a leaf peeper's paradise. To experience the season at its most exhilarating visitors flock to the trails around 8,000 feet elevation; where...

 

Destination: Flagstaff

We have been taking our granddaughters on hiking vacations to Flagstaff every summer for the past twelve years or so. Recently, the oldest received a scholarship to NAU and while she was at...

 
 By ASP    RVing    April 15, 2015

Celebrate Earth Day At 'Bat Day,' April 18-19 At Kartchner Caverns

Kartchner Caverns State Park will celebrate Earth Day and the return of the Myotis velifer bat colony to Kartchner Caverns State Park at "Bat Day" on Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19 from 9...

 

Saguaro National Park, Colossal Cave

This is a gorgeous time of year to visit Saguaro National Park. There are two different parts to this park: the Tucson District west of Tucson, and the Rincon District which is just southeast of...

 

Pinal Mountain Recreation Site

If you're looking for a great day trip from Phoenix, I've got a great idea for you - the Pinal Mountain Recreation Area. We have driven past the little brown sign for it in Globe dozens of times, and...

 

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