Easily find fire agate, quartz crystal rose, geodes at the one of the nation’s largest rockhounding sites amongst a snow-like blanket field of chalcedony just waiting to be picked up off the ground.
Location: Outdoor Sports & Recreation
Check out the Javelina Chase, a spring cycling event with hundreds of cross-country cyclists every year. The area has been featured on Adventure Cycling’s route map, with cycling rapidly becoming a significant economic input for the region.
Fishing, Hiking, & Camping
All along the Coronado Trail, explore trails, parks and rec areas. Check out Granville and Blue Recreation Areas, along with Strayhorse, Eagle Creek, Hannagan Meadow and the Cold Creek area along Highway 78 from Three Way to Mule Creek.
Greenlee County Fairgrounds
A source of recreation featuring a rodeo arena, boarding stables and mud drag race track. Board your horses during a stay here, and gear them up for one of our small town country parades or a ride trails found throughout the area.
Spezia Square Park
Formerly the location of the 1913 Freiheit Building, this is a great place to picnic with a white gazebo, antique clock, tree-lined grass, picnic tables, flower beds, and an old western facade backdrop with a planked boardwalk.
Sandra Day O’Connor Walkway Park
In honor of the Lazy B Rancher’s daughter, Sandra Day O’Connor, who grew up in the Duncan Valley. After beautification efforts, this park is an easily enjoyed walking/jogging path, and a site to behold while traveling eastbound on US 70.
The Clifton Splash Pad is a new, fun outdoor experience for the whole family. Open from May to September, the splash pad contains something for everyone to stay cool.
Gila River Birding and Wildlife Trail
If birding is your passion, this is a one-mile walking loop located in Duncan on the east side of Main Street before heading north across the Duncan Bridge, to easily catch a glimpse of over 300 species of birds that inhabit the area.
Morenci Recreation Center
This center serves as a hub of many of the activities offered in the area through Parks and Recreation, as well as other clubs and interests. The center houses a fitness center, indoor water park, kid care facility and rock climbing wall.
Black Hills Backcountry National Scenic Byway
Known to locals as Old Safford Road, this route boasts spectacular vista views of the Gila and San Francisco River Valleys. There are many opportunities for camping, bird watching, fishing, mountain biking, hiking, and river floating.