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Oracle State Park seeks dark skies designation

Oracle State Park seeks dark skies designation

Oracle State Park might soon be known for its dark nights and starry skies as well as its sunny days and scenic landscapes.

May 31, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona State Parks offers Family Campout Program

Arizona State Parks offers Family Campout Program

For $85, a family of four can go on a one-night campout at an Arizona State park, with guides, activities and camping gear provided.

April 03, 2014 12:00 pm Related Loading…

State parks may merge concession contracts

Arizona State Parks has hired a consultant to explore whether a single concessionaire for all 30 state parks would save money, offsetting several years of deep budget reductions.

April 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Extra day for a trip to Oracle State Park

Extra day for a trip to Oracle State Park

Bird-watchers came out early for the "grand reopening" of Oracle State Park about a year ago. Budget cuts have made access to the park a hit-or-miss proposition.

January 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Extra day for a trip to Oracle State Park

Extra day for a trip to Oracle State Park

Visitors at Oracle State Park will get an extra day to enjoy the sights there each week when the park reopens on Feb. 2 for three months.

January 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Take a hike on New Year's Day - it's a healthy way to start 2013

Take a hike on New Year's Day - it's a healthy way to start 2013

Katie McKean hikes with Amiga, left, and Eddie along the Canyon Loop Trail at Catalina State Park. A hike along that trail will be among those Arizona State Parks is offering for this New Year's Day.

December 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Take a hike on New Year's Day - it's a healthy way to start 2013

Take a hike on New Year's Day - it's a healthy way to start 2013

You could sit around making resolutions on New Year's Day - or you could put one into action by taking a hike.

December 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Too few signatures, too little time to save state parks initiative

PHOENIX - Arizonans won't get a chance to vote on whether they want to fund state parks with a surcharge on vehicle registration fees.

July 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Pima County bans use of fireworks

Pima County bans use of fireworks

Pima County enacted a seasonal fireworks ban today due to extreme wildfire danger from dry conditions.

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