archiveMay 2017

Know These 6 Causes of Forest Fires

Unattended campfires get a lot of the blame for starting wildfires. And they should, especially in Arizona. The Wallow Fire, the biggest fire in our state's recorded history, started when two cousins didn't properly extinguish their campfire. It went o...

The Stravenue: Part Street, Part Avenue, All Tucson

Arizona Highways got its start as a magazine about, well, Arizona highways. And while we've since expanded our mission to include Arizona travel and tourism in general, we still have a soft spot for unique roads — highways and otherwise. And Tucson has...

The Brave Shall Live Forever

During World War II, the following letter, and response from Editor Raymond Carlson, appeared in the April 1943 issue of Arizona Highways. On this Memorial Day, we're honored to share it with you again. In 1941 a party of airmen of the Royal Air Force,...

Throwback Thursday: Arizona Highways, May 1967

From the issue: "'Summer Day at Hurricane Lake' by Darwin Van Campen. Photograph taken at Hurricane Lake in the Fort Apache Indian Reservation north of Maverick in the White Mountains. Of the many lakes in Arizona's fabulous White Mountain trout fishi...

Hotshots Memorial Park Wins National Award

A new state park that honors 19 fallen firefighters received a national award for outdoor recreation projects earlier this month. Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park was honored with a Project Excellence Award from the Society of Outdoor Recr...
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