Over the years, I've managed to make at least one trip somewhere just about every week forever.-- Literally hung on the sides of steep bajada mesas as much as 180 feet (! Thirty one canals are now known with a total distance above sixty miles! A recent scientific experiment here verified that if you are going to blow the top off a mesa, it might end up suboptimal to be standing on the mesa at the time. NEW: Hanging Canal AZ Lafayette Story NEW: Little Known Gila Hikes Slide Show! These are very easy to rig -- just push the bolts in with your thumb.-- A "new" road was started up the Grahams by prison labor, stalled when funding did.It is not clear how or where both ends were going to meet.) Reay Lane to Upper Solomon to Airport: N 32.84242 W 109.75003 N 32.80217 W 109.68874 N 32.85605 W 109.66085 San Jose to 3-Way to Duncan N 32.81032 W 109.50240 N 32.93071 W 109.21161 N 32.73693 W 109.14458 Duncan to Virden to Franklin N 32.72538 W 109.08896 N 32.63131 W 108.97738 N 32.62488 W 109.00501 Willcox to Kansas Settlement to Cochise N 32.20856 W 109.77631 N 32.07049 W 109.76252 N 32.08042 W 109.90127 Mount Graham hill climb N 32.70429 W 109.73973 Big Lue hill climb N 33.04108 W 109.11694 Granville hill climb N 33.16629 W 109.36799 Calva to Coolidge Dam N 33.15781 W 110.13652 N 33.17060 W 110.50645 Willcox to Bonita N 32.26786 W 109.86083 N 32.58627 W 109.97383 Blackjack to Mule Creek N 33.05725 W 109.08112 N 33.12233 W 108.95636 Haekel to Hot Well Dunes N 32.80202 W 109.58181 N 32.52389 W 109.42653 Hannagan to Rose Peak N 33.63939 W 109.32714 N 33.44021 W 109.37486 Sunset Loop N 32.51043 W 110.16237 N 32.53778 W 110.20408 N 32.55760 W 110.11774 Cluff Ponds Loop N 32.86093 W 109.80137 N 32.84362 W 109.83536 Patterson Cottonwood Loop N 32.85992 W 109.88891 N 32.84759 W 109.89484 Black Hills Loop N 32.84147 W 109.42229 N 32.94860 W 109.32153 N 33.00775 W 109.28136 Black Rock Road N 33.03479 W 109.96982 N 32.94657 W 110.19410 Morenci Southern Railroad N 32.97476 W 109.30068 N 33.00727 W 109.31055 -- Prehistoric water delivery system literally hung on the side of a steep mesa. An even more amazing and "above grade" aqueduct portion is nearby. Mesa airpark is a private homeowners association and sees little traffic. The Duncan construction of O'Conner airport seems to be faltering.
Agate can be found in the Limestone Gulch and Mulligan Peak areas More on our local minerals here. The historic documents appear here and a recent trip report here. This is world class unique engineering beyond stunning. -- Site of long removed prehistoric cotton and pottery artifacts a difficult climb above the Mc Eniry Tunnel Actually a void formed from collapse of Gneiss boulders, rather than a "true" cave.Lower portions of the road have recently been substantially improved.N 32.75542 W 109.87867 N 32.86751 W 109.80009 N 32.90285 W 109.77682 Pima to Eden: N 32.91399 W 109.85685 N 32.93974 W 109.84908 Safford to Eden ( duh!