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our monthly article in the Sedona Red Rock News

Carving a Tree Hurts

A digital sign board greets visitors and residents traveling Highway 179 toward the Village of Oak Creek and Sedona, prominently stating: “YOUR PUBLIC LANDS, YOUR HERITAGE, RECREATE WITH RESPECT.” These words are embedded in the Leave No Trace philosophy we are...

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V-V Heritage Site Has Reopened

The V-Bar-V Petroglyph site south of the Village of Oak Creek is one of the most spectacular cultural resources in all of Arizona, and perhaps in the entire Southwest. It recently reopened to the public after having been closed due to the pandemic. For the past 5...

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Volunteer Trail Maintenance Work Resumes

The 500 miles of trails in the Red Rock Ranger District have provided a welcome outlet for distanced recreation and replenishing our spirits during the past seven months. Some trail users are noticing that their favorite routes need a bit of attention since the trail...

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