DesertUSA publishes news, articles, and educational content about the desert regions of the United States. Our news feed includes press releases from the National Park Service, State Parks and other recreation areas.

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Desert Wildflower Reports

Where to see the best displays of wildflowers

Stay updated with our latest news and reports on the current wildflower season, discover the best spots for wildflower viewing, and delve into articles that explore the science, folklore, and conservation efforts surrounding these precious blooms. Join us on a journey through the world of desert wildflowers, where you’ll uncover the hidden treasures of nature’s desert masterpiece.

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Natural Bridge at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

Exploring Tonto Natural Bridge
State Park

Beat Arizona’s Summer Heat

Gordon Burhop’s article explores the refreshing escape provided by Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, nestled amidst the cooling embrace of Arizona’s Mogollon Rim. Offering respite from the scorching summer temperatures, the park boasts the world’s largest travertine natural bridge, carved over millennia by the waters of Pine Creek. Burhop’s vivid descriptions guide readers through charming nearby communities like Payson, Strawberry, and Pine, each brimming with historical sites, quaint architecture, and cultural events. Additionally, he highlights the allure of the nearby Fossil Creek Springs Trail, where visitors can revel in the lush riparian environment and soak in the crystal-clear waters of Fossil Springs, a hidden oasis just hours from the Sonoran Desert.

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Cave Creek Canyon Trail

Unveiling the Mysteries of
Cave Creek Canyon

A Journey Through Arizona’s
Chiricahua Mountains

Discover the enchanting beauty of Cave Creek Canyon in Arizona’s Chiricahua Mountains through the vivid narrative of Jay W. Sharp. From the haunting calls of whippoorwills echoing in the night to the majestic rock formations sculpted by ancient volcanic activity, Sharp’s exploration paints a vivid picture of this captivating landscape. Dive into his journey, rich with historical insights, ecological wonders, and the allure of elusive bird species like the elegant trogon, making Cave Creek Canyon a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts and adventurers alike.

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