The Town of Camp Verde and the Coconino National Forest announce the completion of trails based out of the new Camp Verde Sports Complex. The Verde Vista Loop, is a 5.5-mile non-motorized loop out of a trailhead located in the Sports Complex. The trail climbs about 500′ to the top of the White Hills overlooking the Equestrian Center and Sports complex. In addition to the Verde Vista Loop, the 1.6-mile Perimeter Loop Trail is located around the perimeter of the Sports Complex. The 10′ wide trail is a more stabilized surface, making this trail easier for casual walkers, bikers and people with strollers.
–Bearizona, a popular wildlife park devoted to providing homes for wild animals in need, just announced the completion of Kinder Cubs, a new 29,000-square-foot habitat for the recently rescued grizzly bear cubs, Hanna, Sky and Crockett. Located in Williams, as the healthy bear cubs continue to grow, Bearizona is moving them into a bigger and better habitat, which will serve as an interim home while the park finalizes The Grizzly Encounter exhibit, coming in early 2022.
: Escape Adventures offers a five-day winter cycling retreat in America’s Southwestern prize – Tucson, Arizona. Rated as the country’s second most bike-friendly city, this velo dreamscape offers an ideal escape with seemingly endless backroads through vast expanses of desert and world-class ascents like Mount Lemmon. https://escapeadventures.com/tour/arizona-tucson-and-the-sonoran-desert-road-bike-tour
One of the “Seven Natural Wonders of the World”, the Grand Canyon attracts nearly five million visitors each year and Monument Valley’s sandstone monoliths have served as the breathtaking backdrop for many classic western films. This state with a tumultuous past was also the home of Geronimo and Cochise and set the scene for the “Gunfight at the OK Corral” where the score was finally settled between the Earps and the Clantons.