Arivaca AZ hotels. Reservations for hotels in Arivaca Arizona USA. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Arizona. Strange or scary tales, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends, myths and ghosts of Arizona. Warnings, anecdotes and travel advice from Camelopard.com.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Arivaca Arizona hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, the Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana and the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Scary Stories, Ghosts, Folklore, Legends, Myths and Monsters in Arizona
The phantom, at Grand Canyon's Maricopa Point, of a luckless member of the Civilian Conservation Corps who fell to his death in the nineteen-thirties; the strange lights seen hovering in the Superstition Mountains; the phantom guests of the Hotel San Carlos in Phoenix, including invisible happy children and the unhappy Leone Jensen, who leapt to her death in 1928; the time shifts experienced by some hikers in the Superstitions; the thunderbird of Apache legend that dwells in the Superstition Mountains; the ninety-two foot winged, alligator like monster, killed by ranchers between the Huachuca and Whetstone ranges, in what is now Coronado National Forest, in 1890 (a sample was sent for scientific examination - what happened to it?); the bigfoot seen in the Huachuca Mountains (perhaps it was the Mogollon Monster); and the sasquatch-like Mogollon Monster, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Arizona.
The phantoms in old fashioned clothes who are sometimes seen on London Bridge in Lake Havasu City; the plumed, venomous snakes that inhabit sacred springs, according to the Zuni people; tales of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine in the Superstitions; the invisible but tactile ghost at the Park Hotel in Hot Springs; the ghosts of the El Tovar Hotel at the Grand Canyon, including a dark figure seen outside and the friendly spirit of Fred Harvey, a former owner; the inebriated ghost in the ballroom of the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, said to be that of a man who fell from the cliffs; the entrance to Hell in the Superstition Mountains, which emits the winds that cause dust storms in the Phoenix area; and the draining energy vortices experienced around Sedona and in the Superstition Mountains, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Arizona.
State Forests, National Forests, Nature Reserves, National Parks, State Parks and Refuges in Arizona
Prescott National Forest; Havasu National Wildlife Refuge; Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge; White Mountain Grasslands Wildlife Area; Superstition Wilderness Area, rich in natural history and legend; Lost Dutchman State Park, where the fabled mine may lie hidden; Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge with animals such as desert bighorn sheep, mountain lions and beavers; Kaibab National Forest; Homolovi State Park; Powers Butte Wildlife Area; Petrified Forest National Park; Catalina State Park; Crook National Forest; Coronado National Forest, extending into New Mexico; Kofa National Wildlife Refuge; Buenos Aires National Wildlife Area with wildlife such as mountain lions, javelinas, coatimundis, gila monsters and sometimes even jaguars; Saguaro National Park with its iconic cacti and other natural beauty; Grand Canyon National Park with spectacular scenery but also wildlife such as mountain lions, elk and bighorn sheep; the Apache and Sitgreaves National Forests with wildife such as black bears, cougars and reintroduced Mexican gray wolves; Alamo Lake State Park; Upper Verde River Wildlife Area; Cibola National Wildlife Refuge; Imperial National Wildlife Refuge; Buckskin Mountain State Park; Luna Lake Wildlife Area; Leslie Canyon National Wildlife Refuge; Coconino National Forest; and Tonto National Forest, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Arizona.
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