In May 2010 the Tonto National Forest (TNF) completed a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review of the proposed action to authorize mining pre-feasibility activities on the Globe Ranger District in Pinal and Gila Counties, Arizona.
All containment lines on the south, west and east are holding. Yesterday, isolated islands of vegetation burned, sometimes producing smoke visible from State Highway 60. The fire, overall, was less active than in previous days probably due to increased humidity.
Situated along the Gila-Pinal Scenic Route, this campground is located in the rolling hills near Devil’s Canyon. Large oak shade trees. The surrounding area is known for its numerous bouldering opportunities.
The Legends of Superior Trail connects the historic mining town of Superior with the Arizona Trail, 6 miles to the west. Along the way it passes through the high Sonoran Desert, the remains of the abandoned town of Pinal, and the riparian forest along Queen Creek, all while under the gaze of the majestic Picketpost Mountain to the south and Apache Leap to the east.