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Spooky Skate Park

  So what about a break from all the sightseeing and touring? How about a place for the kids to blow off steam and work up a sweat? We’re here again, in the City of Williams, Arizona, enjoying an afternoon at the Recreation Center, which also has a separate Skate Park, designed by local youth. […]... Read More
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Bill Williams Mountain Trail, Williams, Arizona

The perfect days of a Northern Arizona autumn are here, yet I am reflecting upon one of my favorite summer hikes. When the temperatures rise in Ash Fork, I take the boy up to Williams, where it’s 5-10 degrees cooler, with a lot more shade. Bill Williams Mountain Trail #21, is the main trailhead located […]... Read More
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Sycamore Canyon Overlook Trail, Williams, Arizona

Junction: Whitehorse Lake Trail and Sycamore Canyon Overlook Trail #70 While the government shut-down is affecting many services, including the National Parks and Forests, there are still a lot of activities available, if you’re willing to walk just a little bit farther from your car, and pack a few snacks and a bottle of water […]... Read More
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Whitehorse Lake Trail, Williams, Arizona

Late in May, I found myself in Williams, with my car pointed down the “south road” (aka 4th Street) out of town. The warm sun, the brilliant blue sky and the seductive scent of pine lured me on to where 4th Street becomes Perkinsville Rd. past the back side of Bill Williams Mountain. At the […]... Read More
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National Train Day in Williams, Arizona

The Grand Canyon Railway runs the Polar Express every Thanksgiving through New Year’s Ever wonder where the Polar Express goes during the summer?  The Grand Canyon!  Actually, we stumbled upon the Polar Express at National Train Day in Williams, Arizona.  Every year the Grand Canyon Railway plays host to train buffs of all sizes.  Model […]... Read More

Clover Spring Trail, Williams, AZ

  Turn off from Bill Williams Lookout Trail Took the Li’l Guy up to Williams (AZ) the other day, for some hiking.  We stopped at the Williams District Ranger Station, off Interstate 40, exit 161.  The office was closed, as it was a Saturday, but the trail head was open.  In spite of there being […]... Read More