Scenic USA - Arizona
Scenic USA offers a collection of select photographs from a wide variety of attractions, points of interest, historic sites, state and
national parks found throughout the United States. Each photo feature is coupled with a brief explanation.
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Golden Gate Road
|Photo by Erik Slotboom
Arizona's Saguaro National Park, split by the city of Tucson, is distinguished by east and west districts. Although the east section holds much more territory, there are more access roads through the west. Pictured here is a desert scene in West Saguaro from Golden Gate Road that ushers visitors in from the north and Picture Rocks Road. Golden Gate Road heads toward the scenic, six mile Bajada Loop Drive. Foot trails in the west district vary from the very easy to lengthy all day hikes through the Red Hills and Tucson Mountains. Two short trails, Valley View and Signal Hill, are great for those visitors that wilt in the summer heat. Signal Hill trail leads out from the picnic area, across a small wash and up around the hill. The rocky outcroppings there are decorated with ancient art work.
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