PO Box 712, Highway 191, Safford Arizona 85546
520 348-4400 Fax 520 348-4450
Take a trip back in time at Dankworth Village, where the the history of Arizona's Mogollon people comes to life; showcased at the site are the Paleo-Indian (Clovis culture) hunters and the hunter-gatherer Cochise people. A 1/2 mile walk leads to exhibits of reconstructed prehistoric dwellings and use areas typical of these inhabitants. Dankworth also offers scenic hiking trails, picnic facilities, restrooms and fishing in Dankworth Pond (Arizona fishing license required). The view toward Mount Graham reveals desert, oak woodland, and mountain zones. Located 7 miles south of Safford. Requires per car fee to enter; open year-round. You may examine artificats in Dankworth Village but leave them where you find them; do not collect plants, flowers, or rocks.
Other Arizona State Parks nearby:
(Safford) Dankworth Village State Park
(Safford) Roper Lake State Park
11/30 Coming to The Safford area
Arizona Renaissance Festival Apache Junction AZ March30-31 In addition to village street and pathway events, the Festival has twelve stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. From the daily opening ceremony to the closing cannon shot, every Festival minute and every Festival acre is filled with mirth, merriment and marketplace exhibitions.
Marana Main Street Festival Marana AZ April6 Located downtown at Marana Main Street and Civic Center Drive, between the Marana Municipal Complex and the Marana Health Center. There will be:
Concert (Saturday night),
Pancake breakfast (Sunday), and
RV boondocking (Friday-Sunday).
Prickly Pear Festival Superior AZ August24 The historic copper mining town of Superior hosts a new prickly pear festival featuring a morning “how to pick and juice ‘em” class by Jean Groen.
Tucson Greek Festival Tucson AZ September26-29 Of course, there is live Greek music, dancing, and our exquisite food. But there is even more for you to explore. There are different cooking demonstrations every day so that you can learn to replicate our pastries and delicious meals at home.