Jumpup Canyon, AZ Field Trip

Notice: Tentative Since the 1900s, Jumpup cabin has been used by ranchers as well as the Forest Service, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. With a panoramic view of Kanab Creek Wilderness, the cabin sits on the edge of Jumpup canyon. From the front door you take in a wide open…

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Big Springs, AZ Field Trip

Notice: Tentative Big Springs Administrative Center is on the National Register of Historic Places and has been used by homesteaders, and later the Forest Service, since the 1800’s. The complex consists of an historic office, dining hall, shower house, group kitchen, seven residential units, and several administrative structures. Important Note Regarding Registration to Participate in…

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Nampaweap/Witches Pool, AZ Field Trip

Notice: Tentative One of the largest known rock art sites on the Arizona Strip is Nampaweap (Billy Goat Canyon). The site is 1/2 mile long and contains thousands of individual rock art elements on hundreds of boulders. On the flank of Mt. Trumbull, a reliable water source holds much of the human history found on…

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Mount Logan, AZ Field Trip

Notice: Tentative Mt. Logan is an area of interesting volcanic activity. It includes basalt ledges, cinder cones, ponderosa pine forests, pinyon-juniper woodlands, and a large, colorful, naturally eroded amphitheater known as Hells Hole. The area provides habitat for deer, turkey, and Kaibab squirrels. Important Note Regarding Registration to Participate in Field Trips Due to limited…

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Hidden Canyon, AZ Field Trip

Notice: Tentative An exceptionally scenic 4WD road through Hidden Canyon crosses the Grand Wash Cliffs. Small canyon cliffs appear four miles in, then become higher and higher as the road winds downstream along the canyon floor, repeatedly crisscrossing the normally dry streambed. Juniper and pinyon pine on the Shivwits Plateau in the upper canyon give…

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Grand Gulch Mine, AZ Field Trip

Notice: Tentative This abandoned copper mine was once the richest in Arizona. At the peak of production, the site employed nearly 80 people. Various mining buildings can be seen, all in varying stages of deterioration. Most of them were constructed around the turn of the last century. The site included a rock bunkhouse and a…

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