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Leisure and travel;
Arizona Highways, September 2006
02 DEAR EDITOR
03 ALL WHO WANDER Awe in the heart of the Earth.
04 VIEWFINDER We found our Mittens, and the thumb is okay .
05 TAKING THE OFF RAMP
08-42 LOVIN’ IT Adventures in State Parks
08 UNTAMED LUXURY: SLIP-SLIDING THROUGH SEDONA by Roger Naylor. A 30-mile quest through an Oak creek vortex raises the question: Did she marry an idiot?
16 BATS IN WONDERLAND by Gregory McNamee. Kartchner Caverns proves that people and bats can gohappily down the same rabbit hole.
20 A WALK IN THE PARK A scenic savour of the places beloved by state visitors, feathered, four-footed and otherwise.
30 TOUGH GENERAL vs. TOUGHEST TOWN by Leo W. Banks. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman’s 1882 Tombstone visit mingled cheers, hypocrisy and danger.
34 SPLASH OF MAGIC by Leo W. Banks. The Colorado River in western Arizona casts its liquid spell over three shoreline hangouts. Photographs by Randy Prentice.
40 ANZA ALL OVER AGAIN by Leo W. Banks. Re-enactors buckle on their armor to honor the explorer that historians have slighted.
42 ADVENTURES IN STATE PARKS by Sally Benford, Kimberly Hosey and Jayme Cook. Check out these cool facts about each of the 28 state parks.
46 ALONG THE WAY Heroes and villains get all mixed up at Fort Verde.
48 HIKE OF THE MONTH The Verde River Greenway shows sometimes it’s good to go to the dark side.
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