‘Parting shots’ of Picacho Peak State Park

Picacho Peak State Park will close for the summer season on May 24. To my knowledge, it’s the only Arizona state park to shut down completely during the hottest part of the year. The park will re-open Sept. 14. Although there are only a few weeks left to visit the park before it closes, you can […]

Keep fitness resolutions on track with Fat Man’s Pass hike

  Thinking about trimming down for the New Year? Start by hiking one of many Phoenix urban trails. We began our annual fitness to-do list with a hike at City of Phoenix’s South Mountain Park. It was New Year’s Day Monday – a perfect Arizona day, with lots of sunshine, cool morning and midday warmth. […]

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