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Two new bridges completed on Madera Canyon road

Two new bridges completed on Madera Canyon road

Traffic flows more smoothly in Madera Canyon thanks to new bridges.

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Closure of Redington Pass shooting sites is extended

Closure of Redington Pass shooting sites is extended

The closure was extended until next Sept. 30 or until rescinded.

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Fire restrictions to be lifted at forests, parks

Fire restrictions to be lifted at forests, parks

Abundant monsoon rains have led to fire restrictions being lifted.

July 10, 2014 2:00 pm Photos

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Centsible Mom: Inexpensive getaways can provide rich memories

Centsible Mom: Inexpensive getaways can provide rich memories

We all want our kids to look back with fond memories of family vacations.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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A pair of tents glow in a cozy camping spot at Catalina State park, as dusk sets on the Santa Catalina Mountains in the background. Photo taken July 29, 2005.

April 15, 2014 7:12 pm
Rose Canyon Lake reopens

Rose Canyon Lake reopens

Rose Canyon Lake — a popular woodsy destination for anglers, campers and picnickers — reopens today for the summer season.

April 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Camping

Camping

The Arizona State Parks’ spring Family Campout Program will give families the opportunity to learn how to camp. The cost for a family of four is $70.

April 03, 2014 11:39 am
KOA buys Lazydays RV's Tucson campground

KOA buys Lazydays RV's Tucson campground

Kampgrounds of America recently bought the Lazydays RV Campground at 5151 S. Country Club Road for $4.35 million.

January 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Outdoor gear growing lighter

Outdoor gear growing lighter

People walk by the Sierra Design Backcountry Bed, Mobile Mummy and Backcountry Quilt display at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City. The world's largest trade show for outdoor gear is back in Salt Lake City for a four-day run.

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Outdoor gear growing lighter

Outdoor gear growing lighter

SALT LAKE CITY - It's a showcase of technology for everything from socks that can take a beating to water bottles equipped with battery-powered ultraviolet purifiers.

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Camping out in the 'wilds' of Marana

Camping out in the 'wilds' of Marana

Nathan Davis, right, and his friend Draven Shipley handle the assembly chores as they put up the Davis family's tent at the sixth Marana Parks and Recreation "Camping Under the Stars" at Ora Mae Harn Park, 13250 N. Lon Adams Road.

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Camping out in the 'wilds' of Marana

Camping out in the 'wilds' of Marana

Ron Brewster lines up his Celestron CPC 11 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope as he and others with the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association prepare to give campers a view of the night sky.

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Camping out in the 'wilds' of Marana

Camping out in the 'wilds' of Marana

Ahh, this is what camping is all about. Colin Boltz keeps a firm eye on a kingsnake that was on exhibit.

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Camping out in the 'wilds' of Marana

Camping out in the 'wilds' of Marana

Saturday's family outing at the park included the screening of "Over the Hedge."

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Camping out in the 'wilds' of Marana

Camping out in the 'wilds' of Marana

Marana Parks and Recreation has loads of activities year-round.

April 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Country Thunder releases additional campsites

Country Thunder releases additional campsites

Don't wait; these will sell out.

April 01, 2013 3:13 pmLoading…
Catalina Park has it all

Catalina Park has it all

Tucson hikers Kevin and Melanie Duckett gaze at stone ruins along the Romero Ruin Interpretive Trail at Catalina State Park.

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Catalina Park has it all

Catalina Park has it all

Greenery along the Canyon Loop Trail at Catalina State Park.

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Catalina Park has it all

Catalina Park has it all

Hikers and horseback riders mix it up at the Sutherland Wash near the Romero Canyon Trail. In late winter and early spring, Catalina State Park offers flowing streams and tranquil pools.

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Catalina Park has it all

Catalina Park has it all

The mile-long Birding Trail at the park winds through three kinds of habitat. This nest was built in a cholla cactus.

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