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Boyce Thompson Arboretum

State Park - Arizona

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park is the place to discover the intricate beauty and many faces of Arizona. Encompassing 323 acres, the Arboretum is Arizona's oldest and largest botanical garden. Featured are plants from the world's deserts, towering trees, captivating cacti, sheer mountain cliffs, a streamside forest, panoramic vistas, many natural habitats with varied wildlife, a desert lake, a hidden canyon, specialty gardens and more. The Arboretum was founded in the 1920s by mining magnate Col. William Boyce Thompson. In 1917, Col. Thompson served as co-leader of a Red Cross mercy mission to Russia, where he came to understand the importance of plants as the ultimate source of a large portion of mankind's food, clothing, and shelter. It was then that he determined to use his great wealth to improve the use of plant resources. The Arboretum is one of his legacies.

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Map of the Superior Show Me Ride Off-Highway Vehicle Route (OHV) near Superior in Arizona. Published by Arizona State Parks & Trails.Show Me Ride OHV - Superior

Map of the Superior Show Me Ride Off-Highway Vehicle Route (OHV) near Superior in Arizona. Published by Arizona State Parks & Trails.

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) (Modified Alternative C) of Tonto National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Tonto MVUM - Modified Alternative C

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) (Modified Alternative C) of Tonto National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Pinal County Map of Arizona Surface Management Responsibility. Published by Arizona State Land Department and U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM).AZ Surface Management Responsibility - Pinal County

Pinal County Map of Arizona Surface Management Responsibility. Published by Arizona State Land Department and U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Statewide Map of Arizona Surface Management Responsibility. Published by Arizona State Land Department and U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM).AZ Surface Management Responsibility - Arizona State

Statewide Map of Arizona Surface Management Responsibility. Published by Arizona State Land Department and U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Boyce Thompson Arboretum SP https://azstateparks.com/boyce-thompson https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyce_Thompson_Arboretum_State_Park Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park is the place to discover the intricate beauty and many faces of Arizona. Encompassing 323 acres, the Arboretum is Arizona's oldest and largest botanical garden. Featured are plants from the world's deserts, towering trees, captivating cacti, sheer mountain cliffs, a streamside forest, panoramic vistas, many natural habitats with varied wildlife, a desert lake, a hidden canyon, specialty gardens and more. The Arboretum was founded in the 1920s by mining magnate Col. William Boyce Thompson. In 1917, Col. Thompson served as co-leader of a Red Cross mercy mission to Russia, where he came to understand the importance of plants as the ultimate source of a large portion of mankind's food, clothing, and shelter. It was then that he determined to use his great wealth to improve the use of plant resources. The Arboretum is one of his legacies.

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