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  1. Southern Arizona takes up bid to upgrade national monumentRead the original story

    Thursday | Washington Times

    Organizers of a campaign to redesignate a southern Arizona national monument known for its rare geological formations into a national park say it will boost tourism in the largely rural Cochise County. Chiricahua National Monument is about 115 miles southeast of Tucson and near the New Mexico border.

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  2. Southern Arizona takes up bid to upgrade national monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsOK.com

    In this 2015 photo provided by Bob Gent shows, rare geological formations in Chiricahua National Monument in southern Ariz. A group of local leaders is advocating for the monument to be re-designated as a national park, which they say would bring more prestige and more tourism to the 92-year-old monument.

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  3. House Bill Requests Granting National Park Status To Chiricahua National MonumentRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 28 | National Parks Traveler

    A U.S. congresswoman introduced legislation Tuesday that would promote Chiricahua National Monument in southern Arizona to a national park. Rep. Martha McSally of Arizona submitted the two-page bill , dubbed the Chiricahua National Park Act, in hopes of changing the 11,985-acre monument's designation but detailed no other amendments to the site or how it's managed.

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  4. Throwback Thursday: Arizona Highways, September 1925Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 1 | Arizona Highways

    From the issue: "The cover picture of ARIZONA HIGHWAYS this month shows a rock Cathedral-like formation on the Miami Superior Highway looking down toward the Claypool Tunnel, the shortest tunnel in the world. This scenery rivals that of Bryce's Canyon in Utah and the Rhyolite Park [Chiricahua National Monument] in Arizona.

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  5. Mesa Verde National Park's Cliff Palace To Be Temporarily Closed Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | National Parks Traveler

    ... during this time. A select climbing team comprised of National Park Service employees from Chiricahua National Monument , Rocky Mountain National Park and Arches/Canyonlands national parks will complete the scaling project. During this time, the ...

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  6. Birding In The National Parks: Don't Let The Dog Days Of Summer Discourage YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | National Parks Traveler

    ... the rain is a good time to be in an air conditioned restaurant reviewing your bird lists. Chiricahua National Monument is the other gem of Southeast Arizona. Birders from all over the world know about the spectacular avian life around Portal, ...

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  7. Arizona IllustratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | KUAT-TV Tucson

    This week on Arizona Illustrated: What's it like to skate with the Tucson Saddletramps; The Canyons, Wildlife and Geologic Wonders of Chiricahua National Monument; And 4 Generations of Jewelers ..

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  8. 9 best things to do in Arizona this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | The Arizona Republic

    Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/29lq41n Tours of Faraway Ranch, a homestead from the 1880s in Chiricahua National Monument, are conducted Thursday-Sunday when staffing permits. Forming an island of sculpted stone and forest in a sea of arid grasslands, Chiricahua National Monument shelters an exotic array of massive columns, slender spires and impossibly balanced boulders.

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  9. Air Attack platform aerial viewRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... Canyon Fire has burned 95 acres and is burning in West Whitetail Canyon, just north of Chiricahua National Monument. There is one crew monitoring this fire, which is now at 90 percent contained. High temperatures with low humidity and possible dry ...

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  10. Crews in Coronado National Forest are battling four wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... Canyon Fire has burned 95 acres and is burning in West Whitetail Canyon, just north of Chiricahua National Monument. There is one crew monitoring this fire, which is seeing light activity. High temperatures with low humidity and possible dry ...

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  11. Service in the Footsteps of Geronimo, ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Sierra

    ... 'sky island' whose highest point is Chiricahua Peak at 9,797 feet. The Wilderness adjoins the Chiricahua National Monument, which has some of the most spectacular geology in the southwestern United States. Due to its rugged terrain, the Chiricahua ...

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  12. Free admission during National Parks WeekRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | The Arizona Republic

    ... April 16-24. Admission is always free at these locations: Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Chiricahua National Monument, Coronado National Memorial, Fort Bowie National Historic Site, Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument, Hubbell Trading Post ...

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  13. 7 weird and mysterious spots in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | ABC15.com

    Have you ever passed something while driving that was so weird you HAD to pull over? Something where you thought, "Wait, did I really see that or is this desert heat playing tricks on me?" You know those tall, alien-looking stacks of rocks that look like they are growing right out of the earth? They are called hoodoos and you can get a closer view of hundreds of them at the Chiricahua National Monument .

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  14. Audubon Research Ranch Service, Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch, ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Sierra

    ... Ft. Huachuca, and Tombstone, Arizona. Natural areas like Ramsey Canyon, Cochise Stronghold, the Chiricahua National Monument, Kartchner Caverns, and the Huachuca and Santa Rita Mountain ranges are all nearby. Participants are responsible for getting ...

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