Ask a Ranger: Celebrating the Arizona National Scenic Trail

The Daily Sun

Andrea Michaels

East of the Buffalo Park parking lot, along a path that stretches south to Mexico and north to Utah, there stands a large metal trailhead tribute to Dale Shewalter. Dale was the Flagstaff visionary, teacher, geologist, cyclist, equestrian, hiker, runner, and adventurer whose persistence and leadership in pursuit of his vision produced a gem among Arizona’s crown of wonders, and an internationally recognized asset to Flagstaff: the Arizona National Scenic Trail (AZNST).

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