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Dos Titos - 'Two Uncles' - is a peak in the SW corner of Ironwood Forest National Monument
A working ranch and B&B in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
A small summit near Agua Blanca Ranch Road in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
A southeast entrance into Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Loops on the roads thru the Southern Samaniego Hills and around Pan Quemado in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Photos from Agua Dulce Road in Ironwood Forest National Monument with some information on Lord's Ranch.
A drive from the north side of Ironwood Forest National Monument thru the Samaniego Hills to Silverbell Road.
A loop thru the Southern Samaniego Hills in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Fire Barrels are blooming in the Waterman Mountains, the Ironwood Flowers have faded and seed pods have emerged and there are always more strange things in the desert...
A visit to the Ironwood Forest National Monument on it's 20th birthday and some information about it's declaration.
Turks Head Cactus Blooms and the Bighorn Fire in the distant Santa Catalina Mountains - an evening in the Waterman Mountains.
Blooming Ironwood Trees in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Beautiful traces of the past.
A hike to Waterman Peak - one of the three most recognizable peaks in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Photos from loops thru the desert - Samaniego Hills and Pan Quemado in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
A hike to the summits of Dos Titos in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Blooming Ironwoods, Saguaro Flowers and Petroglyphs in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Light and shadows in an old water tank and blooming Barrel Cactus in the Waterman Mountains, Ironwood Forest National Monument.
A hike to the summit of Ragged Top - a beautiful desert summit in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Page 2 from Between Desert and River: Hohokam Settlement and Land Use in the Los Robles Community.
A 3/7/2021 map from the Arizona OpenGIS Initiative for Deceased Migrants showing the 153 reported migrant deaths in this area since 1991.
Page 7 from Stone Goat Ranch Campground Application.
Page 3 from History of Cocoraque Butte.
Cover Page from Presidential Proclamation 7320 Establishing Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Page 2 from Refining the Role of Cerros de Trincheras in Southern Arizona Settlement.
Cover Page from Pima County Lord's Ranch Recovery Land Acquisition Grant Proposal and Award.
Cover Page from Friends of Ironwood Forest Newsletter - Spring 2013.
Cover Page from Old Pueblo Archaeology - Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Information about and a record of site visits by Tohono O’odham tribal members to Cocoraque Butte in Ironwood National Forest by T. J. Ferguson for Arizona Open Lands Trust.
The Stone Goat Ranch Campground application permit, supporting documentation and approval from Pima County.
An article on Tucson Basin cerros de trincheras sites.
Between Desert and River: Hohokam Settlement and Land Use in the Los Robles Community, Christian E. Downum, 1993.
Old Pueblo Archaeology's February 2015 (Number 73) Bulletin with coverage of the Natural History, Archaeology, and Cultures of the Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Pima County Lord's Ranch Recovery Land Acquisition Grant Proposal that resulted in an award that contributed to the purchase of 640.4 acres of ranch land in Ironwood Forest National Forest.
The Friends of Ironwood Forest Spring 2013 Newsletter including The Saguaro, Sonoran Desert Icon: Its Status and Outlook by Bill Thornton and A Flood of Memories on an Arid Homestead about the Lord's Ranch.
2000 Presidential Proclamation 7320 - Establishment of Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Unhappy Birthday.
Balloon Trash in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Balloon Trash in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Balloon Trash in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
One of them was still trying to float away...
A stormy day on the summit of Waterman Peak.
Dry.
Many things happen in the desert so I can't be sure but I believe this cross was placed by artist Alvaro Enciso for a migrant who died here from exposure. Her body was reported in 2006 and she remains unidentified.
Cactus and Sun.
Ironwood Diamond.
Desert Sherd.
Sherd in the Samaniego Hills.
Connectors.
Water in the Samaniego Hills.
Target.
Santa Catalina Mountains from the Pan Quemado Hills.
Ragged Top at Sunset.
Picacho and Newman from the Pan Quemado Hills in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Perch.
Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion I believe...
Everything Ends up in the Desert Even.
A View of Picacho and Newman from Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Amid the Rocks.
Ironwood Petroglyphs 01.
Cocoraque Butte.
Petroglyphs 03.
Petroglyphs 06.
Cocoraque Butte Petroglyphs 01.
Cocoraque Butte Petroglyphs 03.
Ironwood Petroglyphs 06.
Petroglyphs 01.
Petroglyphs 05.
Ironwood Petroglyphs 02.
Petroglyphs 02.
Ironwood Petroglyphs 05.
Cocoraque Butte Petroglyphs 02.
Ironwood Petroglyphs 09.
Petroglyphs 07.
Waterman Peak.
Trash on a hill east of Dos Titos 03.
Trash on a hill east of Dos Titos 02.
Trash on a hill east of Dos Titos 01.
North Peak of Dos Titos from South Peak.
Cloudy sky over Dos Titos.
Bench Mark 2271 in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Ironwood Petroglyphs 03.
Ironwood Petroglyphs 08.
Ironwood Petroglyphs 13.
Ironwood Petroglyphs 14.
A Saguaro filled landscape below with Newman Peak (light) and Picacho Peak (dark) in the distance.
Newman Peak and Picacho Peak from the Waterman Mountains.
Sun and Saguaro below Ragged Top.
Small Bug on an Ironwood Flower.
Tank And Cattle in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Wildlife Water.
I believe this is a Flint and Walling Windmill (maybe a Model 37?) - I'm not an expert on Windmills but took note since I mainly see Aeromotor Windmills. As usual the Windmill still stands but the work is done by a solar powered pump.
Water in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Tank Top.
Tank and Tire.
Sunset from the slopes of Malpais Hill.
Ragged Top from the slopes of Malpais Hill.
New and Old Water.
Looking West from Malpais Hill with Gu Achi Peak on the Left.
The Silver Bell Mine is visible on the right side of the photo.
Samaniego Hills Petroglyphs 01.
Samaniego Hills Petroglyphs 02.
Samaniego Hills Petroglyphs 03.
Samaniego Hills Petroglyphs 04.
Samaniego Hills Petroglyphs 06.
Sunset from the Samaniego Hills.
Sunset light on Ragged Top.
Tank in the Samaniego Hills.
Wall in the Samaniego Hills.
Agua Blanca Ranch sign at the Manville Road Entrance to Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Distant Bighorns on Dos Titos 01.
Distant Bighorns on Dos Titos 02.
Looking Towards Newman Peak from Dos Titos.
Mount Wrightson from Dos Titos.
Tree.
Blooming Ironwood.
Ironwood.
Ironwood Flower.
Ironwood Flowers in the Sun.
Family.
Footprints from here to the Horizon.
Left behind in the desert.
The Tiered Cosmos.
Ragged Top from the East.
Tank, Grass and Manure.
Ironwood East Petroglyph 10.
Ironwood East Petroglyph 09.
Ironwood East Petroglyph 08.
Ironwood East Petroglyph 07.
Ironwood East Petroglyph 06.
Ironwood East Petroglyph 05.
Ironwood East Petroglyph 04.
Ironwood East Petroglyph 03.
Ironwood East Petroglyph 02.
Ironwood East Petroglyph 01.
Ironwood Petroglyphs 11.
Cocoraque Butte Petroglyphs 05.
Cocoraque Butte Petroglyphs 04.
Ironwood Petroglyphs 07.
Sunset in the Samaniego Hills.
Smoke over the Tucson Valley.
Point 2614 in the Samaiego Hills.
Point 2614 from a road thru the Samaniego Hills.
Desert Poppy.
Bighorn Sheep in the Samaniego Hills.
A wash in the Samaniego Hills.
Pottery Fragment.
Bullet Hole Mosaic.
Ragged Top.
Ironwood Forest National Monument Sign.
Cocoraque Butte Petroglyphs 06.
Ironwood Petroglyphs 10.
Ironwood Petroglyphs 04.
Ironwood Petroglyphs 12.
Petroglyphs 04.
Silverbell Peak and Waterman Peak on the right, Samaniego Peak and Keystone Peak in the far left - from the summit of Ragged Top.
West Silver Bell Mountain from Point 2211.
Tank and Corral below Point 2211.
Sunset on the Silver Bell Mine.
Silver Bell Mine from the North West.
Malpais Hill from Point 2186.
Malpais Hill and Ragged Top from Point 2211.
Left Behind.
Holes in a Water Jug.
Hillside Marks.
Ragged Top in the Distance.
Agua Blanca Ranch Sign at the Manville Road Entrance to the Ironwood Forest National Monument.
El Cerrito de Represso Survey Marker 01.
El Cerrito de Represso Survey Marker 02.
El Represso de Lamita from El Cerrito de Represso.
Mount Lemmon in the distance from El Cerrito de Represso.
Destroyed Cross Marking a Migrant Death in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Destoyed Alvaro Enciso Cross.
Ragged Top visible in the distance.
Silverbell Cemetery.
Mary Ann O'Toole.
West Silver Bell Mountain and Solo Peak.
Iron Cross Blister Beetle in the Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Grinding Holes.
Dead Millipede Legs.
Dead Millipede.
A Hole in the Waterman Mountains.
Moon Thru the Rocks in the Waterman Mountains.
Remnants of Mining in the Waterman Mountains.
Arm.
Blooming Ironwood.
Ironwood Saguaro Cholla and Creosote.
Reaching Arms.
Saguaro Flowers.
Saguaro in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Blooming Ironwood and Saguaro 02.
Below Wolcott Peak.
Ironwood 01.
Ironwood 02.
Ironwood and Ragged Top.
Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Web.
Final Climb up to Ragged Top.
Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Layers.
Mount Lemmon from the Ragged Top Area.
Fire Barrel Flower Cactus Flower.
Fire Barrel Cactus.
Fire Barrel Flower in the Waterman Mountains.
Ironwood Pod.
Titan Missile Site 570-3 - one of 18 across our state - now an interpretive site.
Barrel Cactus Flowers in the Waterman Mountains
Sunset from the Waterman Mountains.
Sunset in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Sunset on the Bighorn Fire.
Turks Head Cactus Fading Flower.
Turks Head Cactus Flower in the Sun.
Turks Head Cactus Fuzz.
Beautiful Struggle.
Bee and Barrel Cactus Flower.
Disappearing into the Flower.
Into the Tank.
Light on the Floor of the Tank.
Tank Holes.
Thru the Tank.
Taken on Ironwood Forest National Monument's 20th Birthday.
Yellow Cholla Flower in the Waterman Mountains.
Towering Turks Head Cactus.
Smaller Turks Head Cactus.
Red Cholla Flower in the Waterman Mountains.
Range Rattany in the Waterman Mountains.
Ash Throtted Fly Catcher in an Ironwood Tree.
A View Across Agua Dulce Road.
A Quarry in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Barrel Cactus Flower.
Chain Fruit Cholla Flower.
Busch Fire from Avra Valley Road.
Chain Fruit Cholla Flowers in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Christmas Cactus Flower.
Digger Bee on a Chain Fruit Cholla Flower.
Dos Titos from Agua Dulce Road.
Hoverfly and And on a Chain Fruit Cholla Flower in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Hover Fly on a Chain Fruit Cholla Flower.
Ironwood Forest near Agua Dulce Road.
Large Tree on Arizona State Trust Land in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Looking over Whillock Ranch Land towards Wasson Peak.
Bighorn Fire Burning Down Samaniego Ridge.
Bighorn Fire in the Santa Catalina Mountains from Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Closed Turks Head Cactus Flower.
Flames from the Bighorn Fire in the Santa Catalina Mountains.
Hills in the Waterman Mountains.
Blooming Paloverde and Saguaros with Ragged Top and Walcott Peak in the Background.
Waterman Mountains from the Samaniego Hills in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Silver Bell Mountains from the Samaniego Hills.
Blooming Ironwood in the Samaniego Hills.
Blooming Ironwood and Saguaro.
Alison and Bill in the Gully.
Descending.
Mark and Bill in the Gully.
Fire Barrel.
Silver Bell Mine and Confidence Peak.
Silver Bell Mine from Waterman Peak.
Turks Head 01.
Turks Head 02.
Waterman Peak looking towards the Tucson Mountains.
Lyreleaf Jewelflower in the Waterman Mountains.
Desert Zinnia blooming in the Waterman Mountains.
Patterned Rock in the Waterman Mountains.
A unnamed rocky peak in the Waterman Mountains.
Silver Bell Peak in Ironwood Forest National Monument - Ragged Top to the right, Silver Bell Mine below.
A golden Hedgehog on the slopes below Ragged Top in Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Poppies below Ragged Top in the Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Rocky cliffs of Ragged Top.
Desert Tortoise shell piece.
Wedgeleaf Draba on the desert floor below Ragged Top.