Outdoor Arizona

Nov. 19, 2020

Arizona Trail

The Coconino Rim segment trends southeast from a trailhead at Grandview Lookout Tower to a crossing of Forest Road 310. Grandview Lookout Tower was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1936. The Russell Wash segment begins at FR 310 and heads south to the Moqui Stage Station. A third ...

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Nov. 19, 2020

ARIVACA LAKE

It's a long drive to Arivaca Lake along the old Ruby Road, but it's also one of the most scenic drives in the Nogales area. Once you get to this out-of-the-way recreation spot, one of the first things you will notice is that the only facilities provided are ...

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Nov. 19, 2020

Alamo Lake Arizona State Parks

This Corps lake is managed by Arizona State Parks. The project name links to the Arizona State Parks web pages. One of the best bass lakes in Arizona. Also, good wildlife viewing opportunities. The Bill Williams River Basin is of early historical interest. The project adjoins BLM lands. N of ...

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Nov. 19, 2020

Alamo Lake State Park

Alamo Lake State Park is a part of a 4,900-acre park, which sits at an elevation of 1.100 feet.  It is located on the Bill Williams River about 30 miles before it empties into the Colorado River.  “Alamo” means cottonwood in Spanish and the lake definitely ...

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Nov. 19, 2020

Alamo Lake

An oasis for anglers and nature lovers, Alamo Lake offers classic Sonoran Desert scenery and the promise of uncrowded views. Principally a flood control reservoir, the park is located on the Bill Williams River about 30 miles before it enters the Colorado River. Although its water level fluctuates sharply, the ...

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Nov. 18, 2020

Agua Prieta

Agua Prieta is a town across the border from Douglas on the Mexican side.  It is the sister town to Douglas.  There are nearly 100,000 residents in Agua Prieta. These two towns use each other strengths to prosper.  Douglas has three manufacturing plants and Agua Prieta ...

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