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What a Beautiful Life by Jaiden Barney

 The car is filled with the sound of rushing wind and tires crushing rocks as we slowly turn into the campsite. A few weeks prior to this year’s trip to the Tonto National Forest there was a flash flood in the nearby canyon that took ten lives from a family of fourteen. 2,581 more words

Spring C 2018

Close, But No Cigar

We owned our AZ house a good five or six years before I ever learned that a herd (or maybe herds?) of wild horses romped and grazed and procreated a mere 15 miles from our back yard. 545 more words

Whimsies

Jones Water Campground, Tonto Natl. Forest, USFS

Jones Water Campground is a no-charge location. When searching for this site I found another’s review stated this was a very poor location. I disagree that it is poor. 507 more words

Campgrounds

Superstition Mountain - Beauty, Tragedy, and One Heck of a Hike!

Planning my road trip from LA to Denver I wasn’t really sure where to start. I knew we’d be taking the southern route since it’s winter and I don’t trust my mountain snow driving skills. 720 more words

Travel

Paddling with Dogs

Having rented paddleboards in the past, and last year buying one for ourselves, we often get the dogs out with us for a paddle if the water is calm enough.  530 more words

Arizona

Phoenix and Bartlett Lake

We’ve had enough of cold mornings and not using our water system for fear of freezing our holding tanks over night.  This was supposed to be a warm retreat for the winter months after all.  872 more words

Travel

AZ - MCSO searching for missing woman near Tonto National Forest | abc15

PHOENIX – The Maricopa County Sheriffs Office is searching for an Arizona woman who has not been seen since Tuesday night.

Authorities say 48-year-old Diana Junge was reported missing by her mother after she went to Tonto National Forest, near Granite Reef Dam Road and Bush Highway, to see the supermoon.

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