The East Verde River within the Mazatzal Wilderness is the finest arm of the Verde River and an important freshwater lifeline for the diverse fish and wildlife in the surrounding Tonto National Forest. This particular 149 acre area is one of the most important freshwater ecosystems in the state.
Peak Saguaro flower bloom is from early May to early June. They have a short lifespan – Saguaro flowers bloom typically at dusk and remain open till about mid-morning the next day. By the afternoon the flower will start to wilt, and that’s it for that bloom. A single saguaro can produce as many as 100 flowers in a season.
The name “Apache Tear” comes from a legend of the Apache tribe: about 75 Apaches and the US Cavalry fought on a mountain overlooking what is now Superior, Arizona in the 1870s. Facing defeat, the outnumbered Apache warriors rode their horses off the mountain to their deaths rather than be captured.
The Mystery of Globe Rock Globe Rock also known as Balanced Rock is a unique set of rock formations found just outside of Tuba City, AZ within the Navajo Nation. These rocks are natural formations. Not much is known about […]
Here is some history of how the town of Sedona got its name and the formation of the Schnebly Hill Road.
Learn the facts and common misinformation about the types of scorpions that thrive here in Arizona.
The saguaro cactus is one of the defining plants of the Sonoran Desert here in Arizona. Here are some interesting facts about them.
Recent Jeep tour out to view snow-capped Four Peaks and Mt. Ord. The views were “Snow Wonderful”!
2019 was a great year for me and the development of my Jeep tour company: Private Jeep Excursions. This year I was able to recon many new trails and safely add them to my Jeep tours that I offer. New partners and new services is what 2019 was all about.
Turkey Trot – Private Jeep Excursions Style Here is Private Jeep Excursion’s idea of a “Turkey Trot”. Book a Jeep tour off-road with me and hike with 1 to 4 “turkeys” of your choice! Visit www.privatejeep.com to book your off-road […]