Tucson Spotlight

Murray Springs and Garden Canyon

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Contact: Bureau of Land Management
Tucson Field Office, 12661 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85748
Phone: (520) 258-7200
Fax: (520) 258-7238

520-417-6960 or 800-288-3861, off AZ Hwy. 90 near Sierra Vista, AZ. Open dawn–dusk. Allow 2 hours.Murray Springs, outside of Sierra Vista, features evidence of the Clovis culture—the earliest known people to have inhabited North America, as long as 11,000 years ago. The area also boasts one of the only mammoth-kill sites known. Garden Canyon, at Fort Huachuca, has moderate hiking trails that lead to spectacular Native American petroglyphs.