Benson and The San Pedro Valley
Home to Kartchner Caverns State Park, Benson is the region's gateway to those coming from Tucson and Phoenix. Kartchner Caverns is in the Whetstone Mountains and is regarded as one of the world's most visually stunning caverns. While in Benson, you can also visit Gammons Gulch, a movie set that gives tours. The Holy Trinity Monastery is a favorite among bird watchers because of its 1.3 mile-long bird sanctuary. A great way to experience the town is by taking the Benson Historic Walking Tour.
Winn Bundy of the Singing Wind Bookshop is receiving a Sharlot Hall award. Click here to read the story in the Benson News Sun.
Enjoy some information on Benson's beautiful Texas Canyon. People driving on I-10 between Willcox and Benson in Arizona are often surprised to come across an outcrop of gigantic boulders in the area, a geological collection known as “Texas Canyon.” Click here to view video.
USA Today named Kartchner Caverns the #1 Best Cave in America!