Many Special Events On Their Calendar
Arizona State Parks will
celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2006-07. Special events
will be held at each park such as a traditional mariachi festival,
three Civil War battles, plein art shows, an apple festival,
geocaching, solar-energy celebrations, and astronomy galas.
Hiking, fishing, boating, mountain biking all await those
individuals with an adventurous attitude. Come uncover the many
secret places and stories that are still to be found in Arizona's
WHEN: From October 2006 through December 2007
WHO: The Arizona State Parks Board was established in 1957 to
acquire and manage areas.
Over the years, legislation has added other programs to Arizona
State Parks and as a result, the volunteer board is responsible
for a much broader spectrum of duties.
These duties are related to historic preservation, archaeology,
outdoor recreation, resource conservation/education, and grant
WHERE: State Parks around the state.
FEE: Fees vary by event.
INFO: For detailed information on each event, call Ellen Bilbrey,
public information officer at (602) 542-1996 or e-mail her at