Globe, Arizona

  • 30miles Northeast of Globe
    Roosevelt Lake Theodore Roosevelt Dam, the first major structure constructed by the Bureau of Reclamation on the Salt River Project (SRP), spans the Salt River to form a huge reservoir 24 miles long. The dam is 280... continue
  • 34miles Southeast of Globe
    San Carlos Lake San Carlos Lake was formed by the construction of Coolidge Dam and is rimmed by 158 miles of shoreline and stores. The 920 foot long dam was built on the Gila River to irrigate about 100,000... continue

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

Distinquished Landmarks

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.

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Globe, AZ Natural Attractions

The Eder House

This Colonial Revival home was built in 1905 of unbaked adobe and has a hip roof and a full-width veranda. It was originally an 868 sq. ft. duplex with an outhouse in the back. The shake shingle roof was covered with sheets of corrugated metal, and newspapers dated 1938

Globe, AZ Historic Homes

Arizona Edison Building

The exact construction date is unknown, but pictorial references verify this two story brick structure was built between 1905 and 1910. The Edison Electric Company occupied the ground floor and the upstairs was a residence for the company manager and his family.

Globe, AZ Historic Buildings

Things to do near Globe, AZ

Petrified Forest National Park

Best known for globally significant Late Triassic fossils, the park attracts many researchers. Geologists study the multi-hue...

Black Hills Back Country Byway

This rough 21-mile road between Clifton and Safford begins just south of Clifton and passes over the Old Safford Bridge. The ...

Pine Walking History Trail

Our Pine-Strawberry area has long been enjoyed by man. It was peopled in prehistoric times, claimed by the Apaches, criss-cro...