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Mar 24, 2014 - Page Springs,Az

Busy day. Went to Montezuma Castle, which is a pueblo built into a cliff. Was a 5 story,20 room dwelling built between 1100 & 1300. Occupied a cliff recess 100 ft. above the valley. Both Montezuma Castle & Tuzigoot were built by the Southern Singagua people. They lived mainly by farming & supplemented their crops by hunting & gathering. No one knows why they migrated away from their pueblos by the early 1400's. From here we went to Tuzigoot(apache for crooked water).It was a village built on the summit of a long ridge rising 120 feet above...

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Mar 22, 2014 - Page Springs,Az.

Left Apache Junction around 10:30. Traffic heavy on Hwy.17 lots of daytrippers. Found this campground-Lo Lo Mai Springs RV. Pricey but worth it. Real trees, grass, creek (with water in it) & springs. Busy on week-end with campers of all kinds, cabins & kids. spring break is on now for some of the students. Mar.23-Went to Sedona-gorgeous scenery, but really touristy,high prices & glitzy,similar to Banff. Being on a Sunday the town & shops were crowded.

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Mar 12, 2013 - Page Springs, Arizona

Just across the road from our campground is the Oak Creek Important Bird Area within the Bubbling Ponds Wildlife Viewing Area. It is part of the Page Springs Fish Hatchery. It consists of a number of fish rearing ponds, a small picnic shelter, and a nice walking trail through trees and open fields. Judging from the number of Great Blue Herons we saw, there must be a rookery located there. It seems to be quite popular with local folks because we rarely passed by but there were one or more cars in the parking lot. It provided us with a...

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