Arizona National Parks

Arizona National Parks:

Fort Bowie National Historic Site is located in Bowie, AZ and was referred by the Spaniards as Puerto del Dado, the Pass of Chance. This pass separates the Chiricahua and Dos Cabezas mountains and drew emigrants, prospectors, and soldiers to this Apache homeland. This is the site the Bascom Affair of 1861 and the Battle of Apache Pass in 1862.

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Bowie, AZ: Willcox, AZ: Fort Bowie National Historic Site
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Bowie, AZ: Willcox, AZ: Fort Bowie National Historic Site

Chiricahua National Monument located in Wilcox, AZ, stand amazing rock pinnacles that loom over you like guardians of the forest.

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Willcox, AZ: Chiricahua National Monument, Heart of Rocks Loop
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Willcox, AZ: Chiricahua National Monument, Heart of Rocks Loop

Saguaro National Park located in the Sonoran Desert in Tucson, AZ. The saguaro is the symbol of the American Southwest.

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Saguaro National Park, AZ
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Saguaro National Park, AZ
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Saguaro National Park, AZ

Petrified Forest National Park is one of the best places in the world to see remnants of prehistoric forests, now petrified wood.

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Petrified Forest National Park, AZ: Blue Mesa
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Petrified Forest National Park, AZ: Blue Mesa
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Petrified Forest National Park, AZ: Newspaper Rock
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Petrified Forest National Park, AZ: Historic Route 66

Kitt Peak National Observatory is a US astronomical observatory located on Kitt Peak of the Quinlan Mountains in the Sonoran Desert on the Tohono O’odham Nation.

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Kitt Peak National Observatory, AZ

Sabino Canyon is located in the Santa Catalina Mountains and the Coronado National Forest north of Tucson, Arizona.

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Tucson, AZ: Sabino Canyon
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Tucson, AZ: Sabino Canyon

Tucson, AZ

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Tucson, AZ: Family
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Tucson, AZ: Family
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Holbrook, AZ: Wigwam Motel, aka Cozy Cone Motel in the movie Cars.

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