Boat Tours at Patagonia Lake State Park

Patagonia Lake Bridge from water

As the weather warms you will appreciate the Boat Tours at Patagonia Lake State Park. Avian Boat Tours of Patagonia Lake are every Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 and 10:15 AM Lake Discovery Tours of Patagonia Lake are every Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 AM Twilight Tours every Saturday evenings. … Continue reading

Off Road Vehicle Information


Arizona State Parks has good information on exploring Arizona with their OHV (Off Highway Vehicle) program. If you are interested in where you can ride, visit Arizona State Park OHV page. … Continue reading

Cactus of the Sonoran Desert: The Boojum Tree

Boojum Trees

Headed north to Globe on State Route 77, Yucca and Cardon litter the countryside. A trip from Tucson to Boyce Thompson Arboretum to see the Boojum trees is well worthwhile. Mike Foster, San Pedro River Videos, is an ardent supporter of the Friends of the San Pedro River which serves … Continue reading

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Portal Cabin Rentals

Portal Bunkhouse

Birders will be pleased to hear that the Coronado National Forest is adding two cabins to the Portal area; The CCC Portal Bunkhouse and the CCC Portal House. Both house feature a fully stocked kitchen, sleep 4 or 5 and run $100-150 a night. For more information visit the Coronado … Continue reading

Bird Walks at the Environmental Operations Park

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Watch this video about the workings and birds in the Environmental Operations Park in Sierra Vista, Arizona. 43 species of birds were recorded at the last walk lead by Dutch Nagle on January 26th 2014. The walks start at 7am from April 1 through September 30 and 8am from October … Continue reading