Region Information

Communities

  • Clifton
  • Morenci
  • Safford
  • Pima
  • Thatcher
  • Solomon
  • Duncan
  • Three Way
  • Bylas
  • Peridot
  • Ft. Thomas
  • York Valley

Tribal Lands

  • San Carlos Apache
  • White Mountain Apache 

Prominent Landscapes

  • Galiuro Mountains 
  • Pinaleño Mountains/Mt. Graham 
  • Santa Teresa Mountains
  • Greasewood Mountains
  • Peloncillo Mountains
  • Gila Mountains
  • Blue Mountains
  • Gila River / Gila Box
  • San Francisco River
  • Blue River
  • Black River
  • Eagle Creek
  • Aravaipa Canyon

What do to Outside

Notable Wildlife

  • American black bear
  • Mexican wolf
  • Mt. Graham red squirrel
  • White-tailed deer
  • Elk
  • American beaver
  • Javelina
  • Mexican spotted owl
  • Southwest willow flycatcher
  • Yellow billed cuckoo

Signature Habitats

  • Ponderosa pine forest
  • Spruce-Fir-Aspen forest
  • Mixed conifer forest
  • Madrean Pine-Oak woodland
  • Chihuahuan/Sonoran Desertscrub
  • Wet Meadows
  • Semidesert Grassland
  • Cottonwood-Willow riparian forest

Weather

Highest Point: Mount Graham: 10,720 ft

38°
and clear

Lowest Point: San Carlos Reservoir: 2,500 ft

47°
and clear
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