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Town of Duncan: Centennial Park is a mecca of recreational fun centrally located along side Old West Highway US 70 on the East side of Country Chic. Take a break from your travels and enjoy this wonderful roadside park that hosts amenities such as covered picnic tables, plenty of roomContinue Reading

Black Hills Backcountry National Scenic Byway is locally known as the Old Safford Road as this was part of the original route between Safford and the Clifton-Morenci Mining District. This adventurous road trip affords travelers grand vistas over the Gila and San Francisco River Valleys. Along the Byway are manyContinue Reading

Whether you are a touring cyclist or a mountain biker, our roads and trails will supply new challenges! Tour Biking A major tour bike route through Greenlee County is the Adventure Cycling Association’s Southern Tier (Section 2) Route. This segment is all on US Highway 70 (The Old West Highway)Continue Reading

Greenlee County’s rivers flow year-round! Fish for catfish, brook trout, Apache trout, grayling, and others. Also, try Aker Lake. Fishing and hunting are plentiful with many year-round rivers for stream fishing and thousands of National Forest acres that are home to bear, lion, elk, deer, turkey, antelope, javelina, bighorn sheepContinue Reading

Hike forests, river valleys, wilderness mountains, and desert terrains!  Maybe all in one day! And … you may be alone on the trail. Entering Greenlee County via US 70 brings you near Ash Peak. Ash Peak itself is split in half and shared between Arizona’s Greenlee and Graham Counties. AshContinue Reading

Birding / Bird Watching The Gila River Watershed in Greenlee County is rich with diverse wildlife habitats that are attractive to bird watchers. Research by Arizona Field Ornithologists confirmed significant bird populations thoughout Greenlee County in all seasons. Over 300 species of birds visit Greenlee County including the Sandhill Crane,Continue Reading

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The legendary Coronado Trail Scenic Highway (US 191), aka “The Devil’s Highway” (Old Route 666) leads travelers from high desert landscapes to alpine forests (or vice versa) via more than 200 switchbacks and many hairpin turns so the views are ever-changing and as beautiful as they are varied. The BlackContinue Reading

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rockhounding in greenlee

Search for fire agate and geodes in first class rockhounding areas! Ash Peak is adjacent US 70, “The Old West Highway”, as you enter Greenlee County on the west side.  Explore the valley below the peak with a visit to the Ash Peak Mining District. Visit the old mines andContinue Reading