Forest Thinning on the Kaibab National Forest East of Tusayan

Beginning August 26, the Kaibab National Forest will be removing hazardous fuels from the forest near the Arizona Trail between Russell Tank and Grandview Lookout Tower along the Coconino Rim Passage #36. Heavy equipment operators will not be on the Arizona Trail, however visitors can expect to see and hear machinery working in the forest within close proximity to the […]

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Dave Hicks’ Picks

Dave Hicks, Arizona Trail Association Executive Director from 2006 to 2012, submitted these names as folks he recognized as providing critical help to the completion of the Trail. There are many more, he says, and all part of his adventure.  Zay Hartigan Zay has been a leading trail builder, caretaker and advocate in southern Arizona area since the early 2000’s.  […]

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McSally Aims to Become the First Member of Congress to Hike an Entire National Scenic Trail

KNAU Arizona Public Radio (July 9, 2019) by Ryan Heinsius Arizona Republican Senator Martha McSally wants to become the first member of Congress to hike the full length of a federally designated national scenic trail. She recently hiked a seven-mile section of the Arizona Trail on a visit to Flagstaff. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports. McSally laced up her hiking shoes […]

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Flagstaff City Council passes e-bike ordinance with amendments

Arizona Daily Sun (June 19, 2019) by Cody Bashore As the clock hit midnight Wednesday morning at City Hall, the Flagstaff City Council unanimously passed an ordinance allowing most electronic bicycles on the Flagstaff Urban Trails System. The amended ordinance, initially voted on at the June 4 meeting, allows class one and two e-bikes the same privileges as regular bicycles. […]

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