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Saguaro East, Sabino Canyon and Boyce Thompson Arboretum

April 7-12We pulled into the Crazy Horse RV Park in eastern Tucson early in the afternoon. This is another of those basic gravel pit parks. The spaces are narrow with only some skimpy oleanders serving as dividers between spaces. Fortunately … Continue reading

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Asarco Pit Mine and a couple of stops in-between

April 3After leaving the Bisbee area, we headed west 90 miles to Patagonia State Park. It was just going to be an overnighter, but once there, we decided to stay another day and enjoy the peaceful lakeside setting. Our campsite … Continue reading

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Bisbee Arizona and The Copper Queen Mine

March 31On the final day of the March, we pulled into Bisbee, AZ. We are staying at the Queen Mine RV Park just at the edge of the Copper Queen open pit mine. The town itself sprung up after copper … Continue reading

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Chiricahua National Monument

March 29From talking with campers at Organ Pipe, we learned our next destination, Chiricahua National Monument, would be impossible to camp at without reservations. When looking to check availability, we could only get 2 consecutive days over the next 3 … Continue reading

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Saguaro National Park, Tucson

The desert in bloom! Well not really. We arrived in Tucson Sunday afternoon, and after a little Garmin confusion about just where Gilbert Ray Memorial campground was located (just outside the park), were ready for a few days here. There … Continue reading

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Organ Pipe National Monument & Cibola Reserve

March 21We drove only a short distance to Ehrenburg, just over the Cal/Arizona state-line, so we could restock and do laundry. One day for that and a day spent at the Cibola National Wildlife Preserve. Then on to Organ Pipe … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree – Cottonwood Area

Teddy Bear Cholla Garden On Wednesday, we broke camp at Jumbo Rocks and moved down to the Cottonwood Springs campground for a final day and evening.On the way was the obligatory stop at the Teddy Bear Cholla Garden for a … Continue reading

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