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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

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

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

The Craftsman Style Cottage Home

This 1915 home with original wood siding is typical of the craftsman era. As the home changed hands over time, the house was altered with each new owner's needs;

Globe, AZ Historic Homes

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

Historic Buildings Tour

Every year thousands of visitors descend on the small community of Globe-Miami for the Historic Home Tour held every February. Globe-Miami lies just 60 minutes east of Phoenix and 90 minutes north of Tucson at the junction of Hwy. 77 & Hwy 60 and is nestled among the low desert mountains.

Globe, AZ Historic Districts

Things to do near Globe, AZ

Distinquished Landmarks

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

Jacques Marsh

What started out as a curiosity, putting wastewater to good use, has now become an attraction to many forms of life. Visitors...

Fools Hollow Lake Recreation Area

The Fools Hollow Lake Recreation Area was created by a private/public partnership in 1988, with construction beginning in the...

Greenlee County Historical Museum

The Greenlee County Historical Museum displays interesting memorabilia from the surrounding area. Visitors will discover Supr...

Raven Site Indian Ruins

Raven Site sits majestically above the Little Colorado River in the White Mountains area of Arizona. The prehistoric pueblo h...