Sign up for Travel News


 
  • 07.02

    Phoenix JC Commanchero Pony Express Run
    more

  • 07.02

    16th Annual Independence Day Celebration
    more

  • 07.02

    Glendale Summer Band Concert Series
    more

Full Event Calendar
  • 2015 Summer Package: Two for Tee

    2015 Summer Vacation Package 1 round of golf at Augusta Ranch Golf Club Package Includes: 1 night accommodation.


    more

  • Beach Your Boat & STAY

    Receive 15% off your Stay & Half Off your Cove Parking Space


    more

More Travel Deals
My Destinations Chat
 

 

Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness

The perennial waters of Aravaipa Creek have carved a scenic canyon through the Sonoran Desert at the northern end of the Galiuro Mountains in southeastern Arizona. Saguaro cactus dot the canyon slopes, and a mixed-broadleaf riparian forest lines the canyon slopes at the creek.

The canyon, 1,000 feet deep in places, is home to desert bighorn sheep, javelinas, coati mundis, ringtail cats and other interesting wildlife. The creek is home to 7 species of native fish, and over 200 species of birds live among the cottonwoods, sycamores, willows, ash and other riparian species in the canyon. Aravaipa Canyon is 11 miles long, and elevations range from 3,000 feet at the eastern trailhead to 2,650 feet at the western trailhead. Nine major side canyons feed into Aravaipa.

For more information, visit the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness website.

For More Information


Safford, AZ 85546
406-243-6933

Visit the Website
Get Driving Directions

Staticmap?center=31
Rocket Fuel