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A lot has changed since we last visited KOFA Wilderness but some

A lot has changed since we last visited KOFA Wilderness but some

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A lot has changed since we last visited KOFA Wilderness but some things will never change

On Saturday, January 6th, I leave Tucson bound for Kofa NWR. The distance is more than I like to travel in one day, so I stop for the night at Harrah's ...

Al from The Bayfield Bunch (a blog Pam follows) has hiked in the area with his wife, Kelly, over the last few years and was kind enough to email a great set ...

tree mountains sunrise Kofa National Wildlife Refuge Arizona Tuesday I woke up chilled and achy. With the ...

Signal Peak from the West, Kofa Mountains

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You'll turn off 95 onto the dirt road and immediately find two pullouts that can be used as ...

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The landscape is stunning and I'm still kicking myself I didn't have my zoom lens with me when we saw bighorn sheep in the canyon. Binoculars would be great ...

desert late light Kofa NWR Arizona

... front of the skull for the night so I park here and have a look around when I spot the big huge rock with the cave under it above the skull rock. rocks7

I spent two nights at Kofa, and did the Palm Canyon hike again and explored off trail a bit. The view in the image at the top of this post is from my little ...

desert Kofa Mountains Kofa National Wildlife Refuge Arizona Where I thought the moon would rise. PhotoPills calculated when and ...

desert Kofa Mountains moon Kofa National Wildlife Refuge Arizona I wanted to photograph the moon as ...

Unless you are a skilled Arizona adventurer, I'd advise against hiking or even offloading (in case something goes wrong) during the hot summer months when ...

Unless you are a skilled Arizona adventurer, I'd advise against hiking or even offloading (in case something goes wrong) during the hot summer months when ...

KofA Moonrise – A partial moon rises over the KofA Range in western Arizona.

The red KOFA mountains. Cacti and sky. Early morning light by our site

saguaro sunset Kofa National Wildlife Refuge Arizona

... but if you find yourself in the neighborhood of Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, 23 miles south of Quartzite, 60+ miles north of Yuma, Arizona, ...

View West Dome Rock Mountains from mouth of Palm Canyon trail Kofa National Wildlife Refuge Arizona

Not very far away is Whitewater Draw Wildlife Refuge where we see thousands of Sandhill Cranes as well as ducks (Pintails, Shovelers, Cinnamon Teals) and ...

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Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona, United States

Lots of space out here

Not very far away is Whitewater Draw Wildlife Refuge where we see thousands of Sandhill Cranes as well as ducks (Pintails, Shovelers, Cinnamon Teals) and ...

I turned in on the Palm Canyon road in the Kofa wildlife refuge and headed up this road towards Palm Canyon up in the mountains ahead. palmroad1

Palo Verde tree Sonoran Desert Kofa Mountains moon rise Palm Canyon Road Kofa National Wildlife Refuge Can you see the ...

Our route climbs just left of center from Ten Ewe Canyon

We have come back to this area, over and over, as it is so breathtaking…. but I can never quite capture this in my pictures with my phone, perhaps we shall ...

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The Kofa Wildlife Refuge covers a very large area. Check with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to make sure these routes are open, it's your responsiblity, ...

I turned onto the Queen's Canyon road just past here to the left. palmroad2

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entering Palm Canyon trail Kofa NWR Arizona

Your looking back toward Big Horn Pass here. The roads get a little rough and then they get real rough especially when you get down into the washes.

Saguaro Climbers

... the location is so phenomenal that I'll probably visit again and again. Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona

Best Campsite: Oh! Ridge, June Lake, California Most of the time, we camp out in truck stops and Walmart parking lots. But there are times that we find a ...

View of rocky desert mountain and bright green Sonoran desert vegetation from Ajo Mountain Drive ...

After that we drive to Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge (as we did three years ago). Not all the migratory birds have arrived yet, but some ...

And as usual we are eating well. We bought a Paella pan last year thinking it would fit in the small motorhome oven. WE did have to make some minor ...

It was late afternoon as I was leaving the mine

But when I went outside to get started a cold gusty wind was blowing so I decided not to go up the trail as it would be cold. trail

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Yosemite Valley View

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HAD OURSELVES JUST A GREAT DAY JEEPING IN THE KOFA MOUNTAINS

Camping free in the Kofa National Wildlife Reserve in Arizona November 2018.

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Past the museum, the road deteriorates but could still be done in a passenger car. For a while. Waypoint CAS4WD (11 miles from US 95) marks the start of ...

A spacious site for this rig along King Road Another spacious and scenic site for this guy

Climbing the loose trail below Castle Dome

The wild flowers are unbelievable this year and the rock formations were spectacular. It was another very long ride but well worth it.

Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona, United States

On Kofa Mountain, known to the campers on the BLM as “Homer,” is a place called Palm Canyon. It's a half-hour walk from the parking lot to a sign that ...

The first section of the road to Chaco Culture National Historic Park is paved, then it becomes a wash-boarded dirt road (impassable when wet).

It is a spectacle to see, for sure, but I want no part of it. Unfortunately, we had to pass through the area to get to our work-week destination – Kofa ...

Palms, but what about them?

Our last day the weather was cloudy but nice and warm. We took a short ride to a couple other spots and while driving down the road I didn't see it right ...

Interior employees are happy to be back at work, welcoming visitors to America's public lands like Kofa National Wildlife Refuge. A half inch of rain two ...

Our home for a night overlooking a field of cauliflower thanks to From The Farm, a Harvest Hosts location near Yuma, Arizona. In addition to growing fruit ...

An old snag

I'm pretty sure the peak there is Ten Ewe Mountain and I noticed there is a trail going up that way, so I stopped here on the way down and found a camp ...

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Cedar Breaks Amphitheater - Cedar Breaks is a five-mile amphitheater that looks like someone

Castle Dome Mountains Kofa WLR

It essentially disappeared and we were just trying to find a way upwards. It started to become more like rock climbing and there were a few ...

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I take photos from the open passenger window as best I can, given that there is not a smooth moment anywhere.

Quartzsite in the north of the refuge offers the chance for some shopping and an Internet connection. Around the town there are long-term visitor areas.

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On Kofa Mountain, known to the campers on the BLM as “Homer,” is a place called Palm Canyon. It's a half-hour walk from the parking lot to a sign that ...

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Straight from the Horse's Heart

Our route up Indian Canyon from the First Saddle

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It is so much greener than last year.

The next day we took the CanAm out around 10:30 am for a ride. We decided to take the two dogs with us, so Gary rigged up a cover to protect them ...

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Ground Fog and KOFA Range A rare sight in the desert is ...

This part of the desert gets more rain so it's greener here and the cactus are in good shape. The Ocotillo were showing their leaves when we were here.

In far western Arizona is the large (~1000 square miles) Kofa National Wildlife Refuge. Teddy Bear Cholla (Opuntia bigelovii) or Jumping Cholla as it is ...