On The Cover - These Falls Are A Treasure Within A Treasure
August 1, 2016
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 who can plan ahead and enjoy hikes of eight miles or more.
The Havasupai people live near the Havasupai Falls in the Supai Village. The Havasupai people, or "Havasuw `Baaja", the people of the blue-green waters, are the traditional guardians of the Grand Canyon. Related to the Yuman, the Havasupai have, from the beginning, inhabited the Grand Canyon and its environs.
For information about visiting Havasupai on your own, it is necessary to call (928) 448-2180
LAND CRUISING - Camp Out
Escape the summer heat by getting out of the house and into a cozy camping cabin -- available at Alamo Lake, Lyman Lake, Roper Lake, and Dead Horse Ranch State parks.
BOATING - Sometimes 'Go' Needs A 'No
Pokemon Go, with 21 million users every day, receives some cautions from BoatUS re: "operator inattention" since this "mania" has spread to the water.
It's A Grand Event - NPS Celebrates 100 Years!
Thank-You Box: All of us throughout the nation, the Southwest, and our Arizona home say thank you to the National Park Service for 100 years of caring for and preserving some of the most precious of our natural outdoor wonders.