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Hideout Ranch

  • 520-558-4433
Hideout Ranch is a real western adventure. It is a unique Arizona dude ranch.
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Historic Downtown Willcox

  • Railroad Avenue Willcox
  • Landmark
From the Willcox Commercial, the oldest continually operating store in Arizona, to the restored Southern Pacific Depot (built in 1880), Relive the historic heritage of Willcox on Railroad Avenue. Enjoy a stroll down Railroad Avenue. Visit the Willcox Commercial, the Depot, have a latté at Bucko’s Coffee, stop at the Palace Saloon, visit the Rex Allen Museum and the Chiricahua Regional Museum, have lunch at Rodney’s or Big Tex BBQ.
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Las Cienegas National Conservation Area

  • Park
  • 520-258-7200
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) manages this National Conservation Area of 42,000 acres, which includes the Empire Cienega Ranch. What is truly unique about this area is that it includes five of the rarest habitats in the American Southwest: : cienegas (or marshlands), sacaton grasslands, mesquite bosques, cottonwood-willow riparian forests, and semi-desert grasslands. Majestically accented with rolling oak-studded hills, Las Cienegas attracts countless bird species and a wide variety of wildlife. Allow 2 hours.
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Muheim House Heritage Museum

  • 207B Youngblood Hill Bisbee
  • Museum
Open: Fri. through Tues., 10:00AM - 4:00 PM. A Registered National Historic Site. Restored to its earlier elegance, this home exemplifies late19th century architecture. Also visit the Underground Queen Mine Tour, Lavender Pit, and many historic buildings
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Murray Springs Clovis Site

  • Landmark
  • 800-288-3861
About 12,000 years ago, late ice-age Clovis hunters inhabited the Sierra Vista area and preyed upon Mammoth and Bison. At this self-guided interpretive trail, you will find a nine-panel exhibit including displays of two killsites and one campsite. Murray Springs Clovis Site is home to major discoveries by the University of Arizona (funded by the National Geographic Society) that date back to the Pleistocene Epoch, a period of history when the ground at the San Pedro River basin reverberated from the thundering strides of ancient Mammoths. Allow 1 hour.
Additional Contact: (520) 439-6400
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Nature Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve

  • Nature Conservancy
  • 800-288-3861
The canyon's unique interplay of geology, biology, topography and climate makes it a highly sought-after refuge. A habitat for plant and animal life, Ramsey Canyon Preserve nurtures over 170 varieties of birds, including14 species of hummingbirds. Inside the Visitor Center at Ramsey Canyon Preserve is the "Please Touch Room," always exciting for children. With bird nests, snake skins and other wildlife exhibits, all available for touching and holding, this unusual, animal and bird collection is intriguing.
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Old Post Cemetery

  • Fort Huachuca Sierra Vista
  • Landmark
  • 800-288-3861
Before the end of the Post's first year in 1877, the 6th Cavalry troopers suffered their first casualty and established the need for memorial grounds. The Old Post Cemetery is an emotional "read" for devotees of military history where you'll find the final resting place of many historic figures.You'll also find a lone headstone with the inscription, "The Unknowns" which represents the graves of many who lost their lives in the wilderness beyond the Fort's gates. Allow 30 minutes.
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Our Lady of the Sierras Shrine

  • Shrine
  • 800-288-3861
This site, with virtually unlimited panoramic views of the San Pedro Valley, is home to a shrine inspired by a religious pilgrimage to Medjugorje, Yugoslavia. The 75-foot Celtic cross, 31-foot statue of the Virgin Mary and a chapel, all provide a peaceful sanctuary that visitors of all faiths can enjoy. The views from the shrine of the surrounding mountains and valley are breathtaking. Allow 1 hour. Hours are 9am to sunset every day.
Additional Contact: (520) 378-2950
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Parker Canyon Lake

  • Park
  • 520-378-0311
Set within the gently rolling hills and surrounded by the majestic western Huachuca Mountains, this 125-acre lake and recreation site offers fully accessible fishing opportunities as well as facilities for physically challenged anglers. Its marina has has a deep angled boat ramp for easy launching. There is a 65-unit campground adjacent to the lake. Boats are limited to one 8-hp motor. Fishing license required. Camping, $10 per day.
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Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve

  • Nature Conservancy
  • 520-394-2400
Owned and managed by the Nature Conservancy, this 850-acre preserve is located between the Patagonia and Santa Rita Mountains. Thanks to the rich floodplain valley, the Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve is flush with over 200 species of birds. Allow 2 Allow 2 hours. Open from October 1 to March 31: 7:30am to 4pm,Wednesday through Sunday. From April 1 to September 30: 6:30am to 4pm,Wednesday through Sunday. Closed Monday and Tuesday all year. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Days.
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