More than a hundred years ago, Kentucky Camp was the headquarters for the Santa Rita Water & Mining Company, which was formed to extract placer deposits from the Greaterville Mining District in the foothills of the Santa Rita Mountains 9 miles NW of Sonoita.Continue reading
There are several routes to the top of Mt. Wasson in the Tucson Mountains. This is a pictoral story of Sweetwater and Kings Canyon trails.Continue reading
A video presentation of the history surrounding La Posta Quemada Ranch at Colossal Cave Mountain Park.Continue reading
This back road is one of our favorites, partly because it’s practically in our back yard and because it’s so indicative of the Sonoran Desert. Here in Saguaro National Park West you will be driving through a forest of giant Saguaros. And, within an easy quarter mile hike, you can … Continue reading
An interview with a naturalist at the Sabino Canyon Recreation area. Dan Granger talks about the birds, wildlife, hikes and more. … Continue reading
About 2 miles down the road from the Desert Museum is the Saguaro National Park Visitors Center.
I know this is odd, but there are two Saguaro National Parks – East & West. In between is Metropolitan Tucson. If you only have time to visit one, go West.