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Salt River Canyon

Some people believe, because of the more intimate contact, that the Salt River Canyon is more beautiful than the Grand Canyon. Salt River rafting trips begin here.

Sleeping Beauty

Right in between Globe and Miami, off U.S. 60 and State Road 188 above and behind the Cobre Valle Country Club, you can see the famed mountain that resembles a giant sleeping woman. It is now the site of a large open pit turquoise mine.

El Capitan Pass

Just a few miles south of Globe on State Road 77 toward Tucson there's a spectacular view of the El Capitan Pass. Kit Carson in 1846 led Kearny's army through this difficult pass on their march to California to fight in the Mexican War.


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Besh-Ba-Gowah Archaeological Park

Besh-Ba-Gowah is an ancient ruin unlike the others. Here you are encouraged to walk within the rooms of this 700 year old pueblo, climb ladders into the upper stories, and see the utensils, pottery and furbishings that were a part of life in pre-Columbian times.

Globe, AZ Archaeology

Old Gila County Jail

When Gila County moved its offices into the then new county courthouse in March, 1907, the county jail was housed in the rear of the ground floor. Shortly thereafter, it was apparent that the jail within the courthouse was insufficient to meet the needs of the county. On January 5, 1909

Globe, AZ Pioneer History

Pioneer Hotel Building

The building was constructed about 1907 as a gentlemen'

Globe, AZ Historic Hotels


Historic Courthouse

The old Gila County Courthouse is now home to the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts. This building was actually the second county courthouse built on this site. The original courthouse, completed in September 1888, was evidently inadequate to begin with. By March, 1907

Globe, AZ Historic Courthouses

Things to do Natural Attractions near Globe, AZ

Springerville Volcanic Field

1,158 square miles of volcanoes! The field containing 405 vents is the third largest of its type in the United States, about ...

Distinquished Landmarks

Salt River Canyon Some people believe, because of the more intimate c...