Over The Hill With Sherry

Traveling – It leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller

South Mountain Park/Preserve is about 16,000 acres. It is one of the largest municipally operated parks in the country and the largest desert mountain preserves in the world. It is made up of three mountains (Ma Ha Tauk, Gila, and Guadalupe). South Mountain Park was one of the areas that were worked under the CCC program (Civilian Conservation Corps) that was started by Franklin D Roosevelt to help put Americans back to work.

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Between 1933-1940 four thousand men worked out of two camps at South Mountain Park. During this time they constructed 40 miles of hiking and horse trails, 18 buildings, 15 ramadas, 134 fire pits, 30 water faucets, water dams and other features in the park.

 

2 thoughts on “South Mountain Park-Phoenix AZ

  1. Colleen says:

    Such great views up there and the wildflowers look so beautiful in your photos! I love your cactus pose and smile….makes me smile!

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  2. Sherry says:

    🙂 There are so many shots that remind me of our weekend that make me laugh and smile thinking about all the crazy stuff we did to get those pictures. It’s behind the scenes stuff that was special that one can’t capture on camera.

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