Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Picacho Peak

Considered a special place by ancient peoples of the southwest desert, Picacho Peak stand like a monument along Interstate 10 between Tucson and Phoenix.

The jagged outline of the mountain peak is visible for miles and commands attention of all who drive past this unique spot. The peak, part of a small range of hills known as the Picacho Mountains, is in an area where winds often sweep dust storms across the valleys. I-10 often has high wind warnings posted in this area.

There are hiking trails on the mountains, which are a part of an Arizona State Park named for the peak

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