Thursday, May 14, 2015

2015 Tucson: Madera Canyon (5/14/2015)

Thursday, May 14, 2015 (continued)
From the Titan Missile Museum, it was a short trip to the start of Madera Canyon. Although it was on Karen's wish list, we weren't sure what was the major draw of this particular canyon.
Heading towards the Santa Rita Mountains and the Coronado National Forest
Madera Creek
Bridge over Madera Creek
View from Mount Wrightson
Chuparosa Inn B&B
View down into the Santa Cruz Valley
Rock outcrop
Kubo B&B cabin (KAH)
Kubo B&B cabin (KAH)
It appears Madera Canyon offers a respite to desert dwellers during the hot months!
Santa Cruz Valley
We were curious about the terraced elongated hills in the Santa Cruz Valley. No, not landfills, but neatly piled tailings from copper mines.

Next: Tubac.

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