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Arizona Adventure: 5 More Favorite Destinations

In an earlier post, I posed the question, What is your favorite Arizona destination? Since I found it impossible to choose just one favorite Arizona destination, I decided to create a top 10 list instead. Sabino Canyon Located along Sabino … Continue reading

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What’s Your Favorite Arizona Destination?

Could you choose just one? I tried, but found it impossible to choose just one favorite Arizona destination. Since every attraction has its own reason for making the list, it’s really like trying to compare apples to oranges. I decided … Continue reading

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Boyce Thompson Arboretum: Plants of the World’s Deserts

Spring wildflowers, autumn colors, year-round birding, two miles of scenic walking trails, a picnic area shaded by Argentine mesquite trees are all available at Boyce Thompson Arboretum. At 323 acres, this park is Arizona’s largest and oldest botanical garden, founded … Continue reading

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Take Only Memories, Leave Only Footprints

Get more out of life—take a hike! Now that we’re well into spring and getting ready for summer, it’s prime time to get out on the trail and enjoy the colorful wildflowers, wandering wildlife, and breathtaking views of the natural world. … Continue reading

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U.S. Forest Service: Celebrating Wildflowers

U.S. Forest Service promotes wildflower viewing in national forests lands. The U.S. Forest Service has released an updated online wildflower map with hundreds of locations on national forests for prime wildflower viewing, making it easier than ever to enjoy America’s … Continue reading

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Enjoy Spring at a Texas State Park

With the redbuds and bluebonnets blooming, it’s time to get outside and enjoy spring in Texas. “Much of Texas is still way behind its average annual rainfall, but it looks like winter rains in many areas of the state will … Continue reading

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Springtime in Full Bloom at Texas State Parks

What looks to be a promising wildflower season has started early this year and Texas State Parks remain some of the best and safest places to see and photograph a dazzling array of bluebonnets, mountain laurels, and other blooming flora, … Continue reading

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Good News from Texas State Parks: Lake Whitney

A study by the Texas Coalition for Conservation found Texans spend upward of $1 billion every year when they visit the state parks. For every county with a state park, on average the park generates almost $3 million in annual … Continue reading

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