Klondyke and the Aravaipa Canyon
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Klondyke and the Aravaipa Canyon by Eleanor Claridge

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Published by E. Claridge in [Safford, Ariz.] .
Written in English



  • Klondyke (Ariz.),
  • Aravaipa Canyon (Ariz.),
  • Arizona,
  • Klondyke.


  • Ranch life -- Arizona -- Klondyke.,
  • Klondyke (Ariz.) -- History.,
  • Klondyke (Ariz.) -- Biography.,
  • Aravaipa Canyon (Ariz.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Eleanor Claridge.
ContributionsCole, Helen R.
LC ClassificationsF819.K58 C53 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1785581M
LC Control Number89180319

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To protect these last remaining areas, Congress created the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness. Aravaipa's outstanding scenery, desert fish and wildlife, rich history, and opportunities for primitive recreation will remain free from the influence of man and are protected in this condition for future generations. The Aravaipa Watershed Conservation Alliance is located in Southeast Arizona in the lower portion of Graham County. A quote by author Heidi J Osselaer from her book Arizona's Deadliest Gunfight says it best, "It is hard to imagine a place more removed from civilization than Aravaipa Canyon. Located after Aravaipa Canyon in beautiful Aravaipa Valley where Aravaipa Creek is running dry, surrounded by harsh Galiuro Mountains in southwest and Santa Teresa Mountains in the north, Klondyke is the most beautiful and extreme peaceful place to live in and in the middle of s a .   On the west side of the canyon, Brandenburg Campsite is identified by a sign along Aravaipa Road. There are no facilities, but fires are allowed. On the east side, two camping areas are available. Fourmile Canyon Campground, located about 1 mile southwest of the Klondyke Store, has 10 units with picnic tables and : Christine Maxa.

Klondyke Horsehead Lodge, Klondyke, Arizona. likes. Lodging in the pristine Aravaipa Valley (Open October to May)5/5(10). Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness Basics. There are some basics to know about hiking in Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness. You need a permit for a day hike or an overnight n in the wilderness. This is a popular site (though not as popular as, say, Yosemite or the Grand Canyon), so make sure to plan in advance.   Driving Klondyke Road, from Pima, AZ, just north of Safford and Thatcher, in Graham County, through the ghost town of Klondyke, into the east . Gorgeous, lush vegetation, birds, and great views of the canyon going in about 3 miles from the west entrance. Aravaipa Canyon is gorgeous. Spending a hot October day in one of Arizona’s few perennial streams was a grand escape.5/5(27).