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The America the Beautiful Pass replaces the old Golden Eagle and National Parks passes and gives 12 months of entry to federally administered fee areas including those of the National Park System, USDA Forest Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and the Bureau of Reclamation. People 62 or older or those who receive disability benefits may be eligible for Senior or Access passes. See http://store.usgs.gov/pass/ for details.
Effective May 1, 2007, the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (Proposition 201) prohibits smoking, with certain exceptions, in restaurants, bars, and workplaces.
Page 26: On the Central Phoenix map inset, America West Arena has become US Airways Center and the Bank One Ballpark has become Chase Field. Also, Civic Plaza is now the Phoenix Convention Center.
Page 27: Arizona State Capitol has changed the telephone to 602/926-3620 and has a website, http://www.azlibrary.gov/museum/
Page 27: Arizona Mining & Mineral Museum has closed.
Page 28: Museo Chicano is now the Arizona Latino Arts & Cultural Center (147 E. Adams St., www.alacaz.org, tel. 602/254-9817, open 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Tues.–Sat.).
Pages 28-29: At Heritage Square, the 1900 Silva House now hosts The Rose and Crown, which serves traditional English pub fare (tel. 602/256-0223).
Page 29: The Phoenix Museum of History is currently closed and is under the auspices of the Arizona Science Center.
Pages 29-30. Bank One Ballpark has become Chase Field. Baseball fans will enjoy the 75-minute tour of this amazing stadium (401 E. Jefferson St., 602/514-8400 advance purchase or 602/462-6799 information, http://arizona.diamondbacks.mlb.com/ari/ballpark/index.jsp, Mon.–Sat., call for times and recommended reservations, $7 adult, $5 senior 60+ and children 7–12, $3 age 4–6) that combines features of an old-fashioned ballpark with the latest technologies. Your guide will tell of exploits by Mark McGuire and other hitters, along with technical details such as how the retractable roof operates. You'll see the poolside "seating" beside right field, hall of fame exhibits, and party rooms, and you'll visit the Arizona Diamondbacks dugout. Tours start at the ticket windows on the west side of the stadium. (Originally called Bank One Ballpark, the stadium's name was changed to Chase Field on September 23, 2005. Bank One Corporation, which owned the naming rights to the stadium, merged with J.P. Morgan Chase & Company in 2004.) You'll find information on tours at http://arizona.diamondbacks.mlb.com
Page 30: Phoenix's George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center website has changed to http://www.gwcmuseumculturalcenter.org. Call for hours. Note that the former Bank One Ballpark is now Chase Field.
Page 31: Phoenix's Heard Museum's multi-media program is now titled, HOME: Native People in the Southwest. The museum has branches with exhibits and sales galleries at a changed location in north Scottsdale (The Summit at Scottsdale, 32633 N. Scottsdale Rd., 480/488-9817) and at a new location in Surprise (16126 N. Civic Center Plaza, 623/344-2200); check the website www.heard.org or call for details.
Page 32: The Musical Instrument Museum is a major new attraction in North Phoenix. Here you not only see a huge collection of music instruments from around the world, but get to hear and see them played in the interactive exhibits. The museum (4725 E. Mayo Blvd. at N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480/478-6000, www.themim.org; open Mon.–Wed. 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Thurs.–Fri. 9 a.m.–9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.–5 p.m., and Sun. 10 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; $15 adults 18–64, $13 Seniors 65+, $10 youths 6–17) is located in north Phoenix on the southwest corner of East Mayo Boulevard and North Tatum Boulevard, just south of Arizona Loop 101. Check the website for upcoming concerts and workshops. The huge facility includes an auditorium, café, and gift shop.
Page 32: Deer Valley Rock Art Center website has changed to http://dvrac.asu.edu
Page 33: Pioneer Living History Village website has changed to www.pioneeraz.org
Page 35: World Wildlife Zoo has changed its name to Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium. It's still open open 365 days a year, with zoo exhibits now open 9 a.m.–6 p.m.; the aquarium exhibits are open from 9 a.m.–9 p.m. Admission has gone up to $27.50 for adults and $14.25 for children 3–12; evening-only admission (after 5 p.m.) to the aquarium is $16.99 for adults and $8.99 for children 3–12; add state sales tax to all admission fees. The zoo offers the Tiburón Restaurant and Flamingo Lounge with aquarium views (admission to the aquarium not required) serving lunch and dinner daily, tel. 623/535-4249 or www.TiburonRestaurant.net. Children now enjoy five exciting rides and a petting zoo.
Pages 35-36: Mystery Castle is closed Mon.–Wed. & June–September.
Pages 36-37: Arizona Military Museum hours are now 1–4 p.m. Sat.–Sun.; there's a website www.azdema.gov/museum/index.html
Page 39: Arizona Historical Society Museum has changed the telephone to 480/929-9499.
Page 40: Econo Lodge Inn & Suites has changed name to Quality Inn & Suites with a new toll-free number, 877/424-6423.
Page 42: Compass Restaurant no longer offers a Sunday Brunch.
Page 43: Vincent Guerithault on Camelback has changed its name to Vincent On Camelback. The restaurant now closes on Sun.; also Mon.-Tues. in summer (June-Sept).
Page 44: Christopher's Fermier Brasserie is now simply Christopher’s with a new location in Biltmore Fashion Park at 2502 E. Camelback Rd. and new website www.christophersaz.com. Chef Christopher and his team prepare such delights as wild mushroom soup, smoked salmon, and smoked truffle-infused filet mignon. The French-inspired fare is served in the sleek main dining room, Crush Lounge, and on the patio. The wine list has won awards. Located .
Page 46: Tempe Historical Museum has reopened as the Tempe History Museum with the exhibition, Tempe: Distinct, Diverse, Dynamic, dramatically staging the stories of the city and exploring its social, environmental, educational, and community history using a thematic approach. Temporary shows appear too, and kids have their own gallery.
Page 46: New sight: Arizona SeaLife Aquarium
Explore the sea and learn about sea life conservation at the family-friendly exhibits here (5000 S. Arizona Mills Circle, Ste. 145, 877/526-3960, www.visitsealife.com/arizona/, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. and 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Mon.-Sat.); check the website for feeding times, talks, prices and discounted tickets. The ocean tunnel surrounded by sharks is a highlight for many visitors, and there are jellyfish, rays, a sea turtle, seahorses, and many fish to marvel at. Kids also enjoy the touch tank and play area. It's in the northeast corner of Arizona Mills Mall, which is at the southeast corner of the Superstition Freeway (US 60) and I-10; head east from I-10 on Baseline Road or south from the Superstition Freeway on Priest Drive.
Page 47: Arizona State University's visitors center has closed, but ASU’s website provides maps, parking information, museum and library details, campus tour schedules (nonstudents can join), self-guided tours of public art and the Arboretum (which covers the entire Tempe campus), and events.
Page 48: ASU's Hayden Library has a new website, http://lib.asu.edu/hayden
Pages 48-49: ASU's Nobel Science & Engineering Library has a new website, http://lib.asu.edu/noble
Page 49: For tours of Gammage Auditorium, call 480/965-0458.
Page 49 In the ASU Sports paragraph, the telephone for Sun Devils Athletic Ticket Office has changed to 480/727-0000.
Page 52: Rawhide Western Town & Steakhouse has moved to 5700 West North Loop Rd., just west of I-10 Wild Horse Pass Blvd. Exit 162, on the Gila River Indian Reservation. Phone numbers and website remain unchanged.
Page 52: Heard Museum North has moved farther north to The Summit at Scottsdale, 32633 N. Scottsdale Road. Telephone is the same. Admission has gone up to $5 adults, $4 seniors (55+), $2 students.
Pages 54-55: James Hotel has changed its name to Mondrian Scottsdale (7353 E. Indian School Rd., 480/308-1100 or 800/697-1791, www.mondrianscottsdale.com) with new local and toll-free numbers and website. This stylish vision of modern glamour provides a restful haven downtown. Asia de Cuba Restaurant combines elements of Asian and Cuban cuisine.
Page 55: The Boulders website has changed to www.theboulders.com
Page 56: The Marquesa has closed, but you may wish to try the resort's newest restaurant, La Hacienda for Modern Mexican cuisine by Richard Sandoval. Open Thurs.–Mon. for dinner. Address and phone remain the same.
Page 57: Mesa Southwest Museum has changed its name and website to Arizona Museum of Natural History www.azmnh.org
Page 57: Sirrine House in Mesa is no longer open for tours.
Page 58: Mesa Arts Center (1 E. Main St. at SE corner of Main and Center Sts., 480/644-6560 gallery info, 480/644-6500 box office, www.mesaartscenter.com) covers an entire block in the heart of downtown with a delightful group of galleries, theaters, and studios. Look for design elements inspired by the Sonoran Desert as you wander the landscaped grounds amidst the glass-walled buildings. The five galleries of Mesa Contemporary Arts offer works by emerging and internationally renowned artists. Experience Broadway-style theater, classical and pop music, dance, and family entertainment from local and visiting companies in one of the four theaters or at an outside performance area. Professionally taught classes in the art studios let you try your hand at creating visual arts or going onstage. The Store at Mesa Arts Center sells works of art from local and national artists. Parking options include the lots on the south side off First Avenue and a garage on the east side off Sirrine Street.
Page 58: Mesa Historical Museum has been undergoing many changes, so call or check the new website www.mesahistoricalmuseum.org before coming out.
Pages 58-59: Arizona Wing CAF has a new website, www.azcaf.org, new hours 10 a.m.–4 p.m. daily from Oct. to May, then 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Wed.–Sun. in summer, and increased admission of $10 adults, $9 seniors 62+, $3 ages 5–12.
Page 59: Chandler Historical Museum has a website www.chandlermuseum.org and new hours of 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Mon.–Sat.
Page 59: Arizona Railway Museum has a new location in Chandler at 330 E. Ryan Rd. in Tumbleweed Park, east of Arizona Avenue. There's no longer a museum. Guided tours through Pullman cars recall a bygone era of rail travel. You may also see volunteers restoring steam and diesel locomotives and variety of freight cars.
Page 62: In January Events, the Fiesta Bowl has a new website www.fiestabowl.org; telephone numbers are Information: 480/350-0900 and Tickets: 480/350-0911 or 800/635-5748.
Page 62. In January Events, the FBR Phoenix Open Golf Tournament, later the FBR Open Golf Tournament, is now the Waste Management Phoenix Open (602/870-0163, http://wastemanagementphoenixopen.com/) attracting big-name professional golfers each February to the Tournament Players Club in Scottsdale.
Page 64: In April Events, Arizona Book Festival and Sunday on Central no longer take place.
Page 65: In December Events, the Fiesta Bowl has a new website www.fiestabowl.org; telephone numbers are Information: 480/350-0900 and Tickets: 480/350-0911 or 800/635-5748.
Page 65: Arizona Broadway Theatre (7701 W. Paradise Lane in Peoria, 623/776-8400 www.azbroadwaytheatre.com) offers professional dinner theatre in the northwestern part of the greater Phoenix area. It's at the intersection of 77th Avenue and Paradise Lane and adjacent to Arrowhead Towne Center.
Page 66: The Cricket Pavilion has been renamed the Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion. Telephone and website remain the same, or you can use www.livenation.com/Cricket-Wireless-Pavilion-tickets-Phoenix/venue/204806
Page 66: Scottsdale Center for the Arts has changed its name to Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and has a new website www.scottsdaleperformingarts.org
Page 67: A League of Our Own in Phoenix has moved to 455 North Third St. in the Arizona Center and has a new telephone, 602/252-2131.
Page 68: El Pedregal Festival Marketplace no longer has a branch of the Heard Museum; the branch has moved north to The Summit at Scottsdale, 32633 N. Scottsdale Road.
Page 69: Bookmans are large stores that offer used books and all manner of media along with free wireless Internet in northern Phoenix at 8034 N. 19th Ave. (602/433-0255) and in Mesa at 1056 S. Country Club Dr. (480/835-0505). See www.bookmans.com for more details.
Page 70: The NFL's Arizona Cardinals now play home football games at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale.
Page 70: The FBR Open Golf Tournament is now the Waste Management Phoenix Open (602/870-0163, http://wastemanagementphoenixopen.com/) attracting big-name professional golfers each February to the Tournament Players Club in Scottsdale.
Page 70: Manzanita Speedway has closed.
Page 70: Speedway Indoor Kart Racing Center is now K1 Speed Phoenix www.k1speed.com/phoenix-location.html).
Page 73: Papago Riding Stable has a website www.papagoridingstable.com
Page 73: Encanto Park's Enchanted Island has a new telephone 602/254-1200 and website www.enchantedisland.com
Pages 76-81: San Tan Mountain Regional Park (tel. 480/655-5554), 45 miles southeast of Phoenix, is now open and offers easy and challenging trails for hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians.
Page 83: The Mistress Mine has closed
Page 84: The Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau's downtown office is moving in autumn 2007 one block to the north to 125 N. 2nd St., Suite 120, Phoenix, AZ 85004.
Page 84: Mesa Convention & Visitors Bureau website has changed to www.visitmesa.com
Pages 86-87: Arizona Shuttle (520/795-6771 or 800/888-2749 Tucson services; 928/226-8060 or 877/226-8060 other services, www.arizonashuttle.com) connects Phoenix with the Grand Canyon, Flagstaff, Williams, Sedona, Camp Verde, and Tucson.
Page 87: Grand Canyon Airlines no longer flies from the Scottsdale airport.
Page 96: Canyon Lake Marina has a new telephone 480/288-9233 and website, www.canyonlakemarina.com
Page 103: Cobre Valley Center for the Arts has a website www.cvarts.org
Page 104: Under Globe Recreation, Apache Gold Casino & Resort has a new website www.apachegoldcasinoresort.com
Page 107: Bob Jones Museum in Superior is open, depending on staffing, Fri.–Sun.; closed in summer.
Page 109: McFarland State Historic Park has been closed for construction and stabilization; check www.azstateparks.com for reopening.
Page 111: Florence Visitors Center at 291 Bailey St. has a new website www.visitflorenceaz.com, zip code 85132, and telephone numbers 520/868-4496 or 866/977-4496.
Page 111: Pinal County Visitor Center at 330 E. Butte Ave. has a new website http://pinalcountyaz.gov, zip code 85132, and is closed Sat. in summer.
Pages 113-114: Picacho Peak State Park will be closed for the Summer Season May 16th to Sept. 14th, 2011.
Page 123: Tucson Museum of Art & Historic Block is now closed Mondays.
Page 129: Sosa-Carrillo-Frémont House Museum is not open on a regular schedule; call 520/628-5774 for hours.
Page 131: University of Arizona Visitor Center is now at 811 N. Euclid Avenue (the NW corner of Euclid Ave. & University Blvd.).
Pages 131-132: University of Arizona Museum of Art website has changed to http://artmuseum.arizona.edu. Hours are now year-round at 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Tues.–Fri., noon–4 p.m. Sat.–Sun.
Pages 132-133. Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium has changed its name to UA Science: Flandrau and the website to www.uasciencecenter.org. Exhibit hours are now 1–4 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Mon.–Fri., and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sat.; also open evenings 6–9 p.m. Thurs.–Fri. as well as Saturday. Admission is now $7.50 adults, $5 ages 4–15. Public viewings of the stars, planets, and galaxies use the center's 16-inch telescope (7–10 p.m. Wed.–Sat. weather permitting). Check website for topics and times of planetarium, family nights, and laser light shows.
Page 140: At Biosphere 2 www.b2science.org, the University of Arizona stepped in with plans to use the space for studies of climate and water.
Page 141: Oracle State Park, Center for Environmental Education is currently closed to the public for day use. It's open for special events and for group use (by reservation); check www.azstateparks.com for the latest information.
Page 145: Santa Catalina Ranger District website has changed to www.fs.fed.us/r3/coronado
Page 151: Laffs Comedy Caffe has changed its website to www.laffscomedyclub.com
Page 151: Tucson Convention Center has changed its website www.tucsonaz.gov/tcc
Page 152: In February Events, the PGA Chrysler Classic of Tucson has been replace by the PGA Accenture Match Play Championship (www.worldgolfchampionships.com) at Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Dove Mountain, Marana.
Page 152: A new event in March: Renowned authors offer talks, interviews, and book-signings mid-month at Tucson Festival of Books (www.tucsonfestivalofbooks.org), a free event on the University of Arizona campus.
Page 152: In March Events, the Welch's/Fry's LPGA Golf Championship no longer takes place.
Page 153: In April Events, Spring Fling has changed its website to http://springfling.arizona.edu
Page 153: In April Events, Pima County Fair has a new website www.pimacountyfair.com
Page 154: Another bookstore in Tempe worth a visit is Changing Hands Bookstore (6428 S. McClintock Dr. #C-101, 480/730-0205, www.changinghands.com) with an excellent selection of new and used books. The store hosts many events.
Page 154: Popular Outdoor Outfitters in Tucson seems to have closed.
Page 154: For Reid Park and other city parks, Tucson Parks & Recreation's website has changed to www.tucsonaz.gov/parksandrec
Page 157: The Ghost Ranch Lodge appears to be closed for conversion to apartments.
Page 157: The Smugglers Inn appears to have closed.
Page 159:A major new resort has opened in the Tortolina Mountain foothills 20 miles northwest of Tucson, the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain (15000 N. Secret Springs Dr., 520/572-3000 or 800/241-3333 (res. only), www.ritzcarlton.com/DoveMountain). This is a great place for hiking and star gazing or relaxing beside one of the three pools. The 27-hole golf course is designed for world-class competition. Kids will have fun on the four-story waterslide and activities just for them. Four informal dining options serve American and Southwestern favorites. Rooms and casitas reflect the surrounding desert in their design and materials.
Page 159: Westin La Paloma website has changed to www.westinlapalomaresort.com
Page 161: Govinda’s Natural Food Buffet now has a website www.govindasoftucson.com
Page 163: Websites with the Mexican Consulate no longer work, but you can visit www.mexonline.com/consulate.htm
Page 164: Arizona Shuttle (520/795-6771 or 800/888-2749 Tucson services; 928/226-8060 or 877/226-8060 other services, www.arizonashuttle.com) connects Tucson with Phoenix, Camp Verde, Sedona, Flagstaff, the Grand Canyon, and Williams.
Page 164: Tours: The SkyNights program at Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter (520/626-8122, http://skycenter.arizona.edu) shows you the heavens from an observatory with a 24-inch telescope atop Mt. Lemmon. See the website for details on this and other science programs.
Page 164: Great Western Tours no longer seems to be in operation.
Page 171: Amado Territory Inn Bed & Breakfast has changed its website to www.amadoterritoryinn.com/
Page 173: Tubac Center of the Arts is now open Mondays (10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.) during the main Sept.–May season. Call or check website for summer hours.
Page 177: For Shopping in Mexican Nogales, a passport or passport card or other valid travel documents is required to re-enter the United States; see www.travel.state.gov.
Page 182: Fort Huachuca Museum, telephone has changed to 520/533-5736.
Page 183: In Sierra Vista Events, the Sierra Stampede no longer rides. Festival of Color isn't always on the 4th weekend of October.
Page 184: Pueblo del Sol RV Resort has closed.
Page 185: The Diner and Golden China Restaurant have closed.
Pages 189-193: Tombstone has a new attraction, the Good Enough Mine Underground Tour. It was Ed Scheiffelin's second of 19 mines here, and the rich silver ore met with his satisfaction. Now the mine is open for tours, and you can experience how the miners once dug out their ore. Tours run daily at 5th & Toughnut Street; check 520/255-5553 for hours.
Page 193: Tombstone's Western Film Festival & Book Exposition, formerly on July 4th, no longer takes place.
Pages 193 & 194: Tombstone Boarding House and its Lamplight Room restaurant have closed.
Page 194: Tombstone's Best Western Lookout Lodge has a slight change of address to 781 N. Hwy. 80 and a new website www.bestwesterntombstone.com
Page 194: Tombstone's Visitor Information Center has a new website www.tombstonechamber.com and mailing address, P.O. Box 995, Tombstone, AZ 85638-0995.
Page 196: Bisbee's Queen Mine Tour now has a website http://queenminetour.com
Page 196: Surface Tour: Lavender Jeep Tours (520/432-5369, www.lavenderjeeptours.com) will show you around old Bisbee and beyond.
Page 197: Old Bisbee Repertory Theater has closed.
Page 200: Bisbee Visitor Center now provides tourist information at #2 Copper Queen Plaza (P.O. Box 1642, Bisbee, AZ 85603), 520/432-3554 or 866/224-7233, www.discoverbisbee.com
Page 200: Bisbee Internet Cafe seems to have closed.
Page 200: Warren-Bisbee Railway no longer runs.
Page 200: Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory website has changed to www.sabo.org
Page 202: Douglas Ranger District has moved to 1192 W. Saddleview Rd., Douglas, AZ 85607. It's off US 191 northwest of Douglas.
Page 203: Slaughter Ranch Museum has a new website www.slaughterranch.com. Admission has gone up to $8.00 for adults; children under 14 are still free.
Page 204: Douglas Ranger District (for the Chiricahua Mountains) has moved to 1192 W. Saddleview Rd., Douglas, AZ 85607. It's off US 191 northwest of Douglas.
Page 210: Rex Allen Arizona Cowboy Museum now has a website www.rexallenmuseum.org
Page 212: Amerind Foundation Museum is now open 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Tues.–Sun. year-round except major holidays.
Page 214: San Pedro Golf Club has a new website www.sanpedrogolf.com
Page 214: Benson's Astronomers Inn, formerly Skywatcher’s Inn, has closed.
Page 215: Cochise Terrace RV Resort has a new website www.cochiseterrace.com
Page 215: Benson Visitor Center has a new website http://bensonvisitorcenter.com
Pages 218-219: Kitt Peak now has a small charge for guided tours. Rates for observing programs have gone up. Visitor center exhibits and self-guided tours are still free.
Page 219: Tohono O’odham Nation Cultural Center & Museum (520/383-0201, open Mon.–Sat.) has recently opened. From Sells, drive 9 miles south on BIA 19, then turn left 0.3 mile on Fresnal Canyon Rd.
Pages 220-222: Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument has been suffering from drug running and illegal immigrants. Call ahead or check the website for current conditions. Most of Puerto Blanco Drive, along with Quitobaquito Oasis and Senita Basin, have been closed, as has much of the backcountry. Also check for road construction and seasonal closures. The first five miles of the Puerto Blanco Drive northwest of the visitor center are open, and all of the Ajo Mountain Drive is open.
Page 232: Yuma Crossing State Historic Park is now Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park.
Page 234: Yuma Valley Railway had stopped running due to lack of funds.
Page 237: Yuma Visitors Bureau now provides travel information at Quartermaster Depot State Park, 201 N. 4th Ave., Yuma, AZ 85364. Hours are 9 a.m.– 5 p.m. (extended for special events) daily Sept.–May 31, but closes Sun. in summer. Website and telephone numbers remain the same.
Page 238: US Airways www.usairways.com/awa has taken over America West Airlines and its flights out of Yuma.
Page 239: Mexico (Algodones shopping) has a website www.losalgodones.com
Page 244: Quartzsite's Tyson’s Well Stage Station now has a website, www.quartzsitemuseum.com and may stay open all year.
Page 244: Quartzsite Chamber of Commerce no longer has an office; for information, see www.quartzsitetourism.us or call 928/916-1090 or 888/878-2202.
Page 249: Parker Area Chamber of Commerce has a new website www.parkerareatourism.com
Page 264: Hubbs Bistro is now the Brunswick Bistro and serves American and Continental cuisine; no lunch is served Sat.–Sun.
Page 269: Gold Road Mine near Oatman no longer offers tours.
Page 274: Black Canyon River Running: Black Canyon/Willow Beach River Adventures is now Black Canyon River Adventures. Phone number has been changed for obtaining permission to launch your boat below Hoover Dam fto 702/494-2204.
Pages 274-276: Hoover Dam Visitor Center has new telephone numbers 702/494-2517 or 866/730-9097. The Hoover Dam Bypass is now open! It includes the Mike O’Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, nearly 2,000 feet long and nearly 900 feet above the Colorado River. The bridge spans the Black Canyon about 1,500 feet south of the Hoover Dam. Construction began in late January 2005 and traffic began using the Hoover Dam Bypass on October 19, 2010.
Pages 288-289: Museum of Northern Arizona no longer has the summer sales exhibition Enduring Creations.
Page 290. The Art Barn (behind Coconino Center for the Arts) has closed.
Page 290: Lowell Observatory telephone is now 928/233-3211.
Page 291: U.S. Geological Survey Flagstaff Science Center website has changed to http://arizona.usgs.gov/Flagstaff
Page 291: Riordan Mansion State Historic Park is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Page 292: The Arboretum at Flagstaff season and rates have changed to April 1–Oct. 31, $5 adults, $2 youth 6–17.
Page 294: Flagstaff's Summerfest/Festival in the Pines (Aug.) no longer takes place.
Pages 294-295: The Artists Gallery (17 N. San Francisco St., 928/773-0958, www.flagstaffartistsgallery.com) displays works of more than 40 local artists in Flagstaff’s historic downtown; the website has details on the First Friday Art Walk.
Page 295: The Art Barn has closed.
Page 295: Under Bookstores, Northland Publishing has closed.
Page 296: The Flagstaff Hiking Club organizes informal group hikes in the Flagstaff area and welcomes visitors, http://flagstaffhikingclub.com
Page 298: Sled Dog Inn is now Abineau Lodge Bed & Breakfast with a new toll-free number 888/715-6386 and website www.abineaulodge.com
Page 300: Flagstaff's Little America website has changed to www.littleamerica.com/flagstaff
Page 303: Also check out the Salsa Brava (2220 E. Route 66, 928/779-5293, www.salsabravaflagstaff.com) for well-prepared Mexican favorites and home-made salsa in an informal restaurant.
Page 303: Also check out the Himalayan Grill (801 S. Milton Rd., Unit A, 928/213-5444) for wonderful flavors of India including tandoori chicken (marinated in yogurt, ginger, garlic and spices in a clay oven) and malai kofta (cheese and vegetable dumplings in a rich creamy sauce garnished with nuts). Or try the Tibetan specialties, such as hearty thupka (noodle soup) or momos (steamed dumplings). Dinners offer the option of set meals as well as the menu. At lunch (brunch on Sun.), you can choose from the buffet or menu.
Page 304: Flagstaff's Sakura Restaurant has changed its website to www.sakuraflagstaffsushi.com
Page 304: The Corea House has closed.
Page 304: Flagstaff Visitor Center has year-round hours now, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat.
Page 305: Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library has changed its website to www.flagstaffpubliclibrary.com
Page 305: Flagstaff's local bus service Mountain Line has changed its website to www.mountainline.az.gov/
Page 305: Arizona Shuttle (520/795-6771 or 800/888-2749 Tucson services; 928/226-8060 or 877/226-8060 other services, www.arizonashuttle.com) connects Flagstaff with the Grand Canyon, Williams, Sedona, Camp Verde, Phoenix, and Tucson.
Page 326: Grand Canyon Railway now runs trains with vintage diesel locomotives, though on special occasions, steam locomotives puff their way north to the Grand Canyon.
Pages 326-327: Grand Canyon Railway Museum at the station has closed, but a new railroad museum is in the works.
Page 327: New sight: Bearizona
See many of America's famous wildlife on this drive-through park (1500 E. Rt. 66, 928/635-2289, www.bearizona.com/, $10 + tax children 4-12 years, $20 + tax adults, $18 + tax seniors 62 and older). Highlights include Rocky Mountain goats, Dall sheep, wolves, bison, and, of course, bears. A walking area has smaller creatures, including birds of prey and bear cubs. If you arrive by motorbike or bicycle, you get to use a free car. The park is open every day except Christmas, though hours change seasonally; check the website for the current timings and for daily adventure shows. It's on the east side of Williams, just south of the I-40 turnoff for the Grand Canyon: from I-40 Williams/Grand Canyon Exit 165, go south for 0.25 mi. and Bearizona is immediately on your left.
Page 327: In Events, Rendezvous Days no longer takes place.
Page 327: Williams Ski Area has changed name to Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation Area (928/814-5038) and has a new website www.elkridgeski.com
Page 328: Mountain Country Lodge Bed & Breakfast is now Buffalo Pointe Lodge and has a new website www.buffalopointe.com
Page 328: Terry Ranch Bed & Breakfast is now Grand Living Bed & Breakfast and has a new website www.grandlivingbnb.com
Page 332: Arizona Shuttle (520/795-6771 or 800/888-2749 Tucson services; 928/226-8060 or 877/226-8060 other services, www.arizonashuttle.com) connects Williams with the Grand Canyon, Flagstaff, Sedona, Camp Verde, Phoenix, and Tucson.
Page 339: In Mogollon Rim Ranger District, the Happy Jack Information Center has closed. Instead, contact the Mogollon Rim Ranger Station, formerly called the Blue Ridge Ranger Station.
Page 343: Buffalo Museum of America has been moved elsewhere.
Page 344: Payson's Rim Country Museum website has changed to www.rimcountrymuseums.com. It's now closed on Tuesdays. Zane Grey’s reconstructed cabin displays period furnishings along with books and memorabilia.
Page 345: Christopher Creek Lodge has a new website www.christophercreeklodge.com
Page 347: Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce has a new website www.paysonrimcountry.com
Pages 347-348: Tonto Natural Bridge State Park is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Page 345: Mountain Meadows Cabins has changed its website to www.mountainmeadowscabins.com
Page 354: Sedona Arts Center telephone has changed to 928/282-3809 and there's now a toll-free 888/954-4442.
Page 356: Trail Horse Adventures seems to be no longer in operation.
Page 356: The Worm Books & Music has moved to the Factory Outlet Mall, 6645 Ariz. 179, Suite C-1, in the Village of Oak Creek and has a website www.sedonaworm.com. The store now offers Internet access and CD writing from digital camera cards.
Page 359: Don Hoel's Cabins has closed after 60+ years of operation and sold to a new owner.
Page 363: Arizona Shuttle (520/795-6771 or 800/888-2749 Tucson services; 928/226-8060 or 877/226-8060 other services, www.arizonashuttle.com) connects Sedona with Flagstaff, the Grand Canyon, Williams, Camp Verde, Phoenix, and Tucson.
Page 363: Coconino National Forest's Red Rock Ranger District office has moved to 8375 AZ 179, just south of the Village of Oak Creek. New telephone is 928/203-7500. Mailing address has changed to P.O. Box 20429, Sedona, AZ 86341-0429.
Page 365: AeroSedona no longer offers air tours.
Page 365: Red Rock Country Hiking: Contact the Red Rock Ranger District office at the new location of 8375 AZ 179, just south of the Village of Oak Creek. Telephone is now 928/203-7500. Mailing address is now P.O. Box 20429, Sedona, AZ 86341-0429.
Page 369: Bootlegger Campground is now a day-use area.
Pages 377-378: Fort Verde State Historic Park is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Page 379: Out of Africa Wildlife Park (4020 N. Cherry Rd., 928/567-2840, www.outofafricapark.com, Closed Mon.–Tues. except spring break and some major holidays) is now open near Camp Verde. Big cats and other fauna in the Out of Africa Wildlife Park roam within near-natural enclosures. The animals reveal their behavior and personalities during “Serengeti Safaris,” wildlife preserve tours, and wildlife encounter demonstrations. For the exciting Tiger Splash, staffers get into a pool and coax tigers to join them and play with “prey” toys. Try to arrive early to make the most of your visit. Take I-17 Exit 287, turn west and go 3 miles on Arizona 260 toward Cottonwood, then turn left on Verde Valley Justice Center Road.
Page 380: The Lodge at Cliff Castle Casino has changed its website to www.cliffcastlecasino.net
Page 381: Camp Verde Chamber of Commerce website has changed to www.visitcampverde.com
Page 382: Clemenceau Heritage Museum has a website www.clemenceaumuseum.org
Page 386: Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce has a new website www.visitcottonwoodaz.org
Pages 387-388: Jerome State Historic Park is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Page 388: Jerome's Gold King Mine & Ghost Town no longer has a website.
Page 389: Jerome Grand Hotel has changed its website to www.jeromegrandhotel.net
Page 390: Jerome Chamber of Commerce has changed its website to www.jeromechamber.com
Page 394: Prescott's Smoki Museum now closes Jan. 1–15.
Page 397: Prescott's Hotel St. Michael has changed its website to www.stmichaelhotel.com
Page 399: Prescott's 129½ An American Jazz Grille has changed its website to www.fourcornersrestaurants.com
Page 399: The Rose Restaurant has new management. Check what's on offer at www.theroserestaurant.com. Veal is a specialty, or you choose from the pasta, chicken, duck, steak, lamb, and seafood.
Page 415: Canyon View Information Plaza has been renamed Grand Canyon Visitor Center.
Pages 416-417: On the map, note that the main entry road near Grand Canyon Visitor Center, formerly Canyon View Information Plaza, has been rerouted to south. This makes the walk between the Plaza and Mather Point far more pleasant. Also on the map, Verkamp's Curios is now Verkamp's Visitor Center.
Page 419: Verkamp's Curios has become Verkamp's Visitor Center.
Pages 426-427: Mule Rides on the South Rim now make 3-hour day trips to
Abyss Overlook instead of Plateau Point; weight limit for these is 225 lbs. (102
Overnight excursions continue to go to Phantom Ranch at the bottom of the canyon; weight limit is 200 lbs. (91 kg.). Rates for a one-night ride are $497.89 for the first person or two people for $879.43 and include accommodations, breakfast, lunch and steak dinner; each additional person is $394.46. The two-night ride is $701.38 for the first person, and $1,170.05 for two persons and includes tax, accommodations, breakfast, lunch, steak dinner on the first night and stew dinner on the second night; each additional person is $494.53.
Page 428: Grand Canyon Airlines has new telephone numbers, 928/638-2359 and 866/235-9422.
Page 428: AirStar Helicopters has changed its name to Maverick AirStar Helicopters with a new website www.maverickhelicopter.com
Page 429: The mailing address for Xanterra Parks & Resorts has changed to 6312 South Fiddlers Green Circle, Ste. 600N, Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111. Also, the company no longer manages North Rim accommodations.
Page 430: Grand Canyon Quality Inn & Suites is now Canyon Plaza Resort with a new toll-free number 800/995-2521 and website www.grandcanyonplaza.com.
Page 430: The Grand Hotel no longer offers a dinner theater.
Page 433: Canyon View Information Plaza has been renamed Grand Canyon Visitor Center.
Page 434: Shopping: Verkamp's Curios is now Verkamp's Visitor Center.
Page 435: Arizona Shuttle (520/795-6771 or 800/888-2749 Tucson services; 928/226-8060 or 877/226-8060 other services, www.arizonashuttle.com) connects the Grand Canyon with Flagstaff, Williams, Sedona, Camp Verde, Phoenix, and Tucson.Pages 436-437: The Havasupai Indian Reservation has increased prices considerably to visit Havasu Canyon, now $35/person entry, $5/person Environmental Care Fee, $17/person per night camping fee, $145 for the lodge (up to 4 persons). Add tax.
Page 437: A massive flood in August 2008 destroyed Navajo Falls, leaving two new ones in its place, 1 and 1.25 miles below the village.
Pages 438-440: The Hualapai Indian Reservation has changed its website to www.grandcanyonwest.com. Use telephone numbers 928/769-2636 or 888/868-9378 for Grand Canyon West, the lodge, and for river running. Several types of tours are offered, including one with lunch and the Skywalk. If you’re brave, step out on the glass-floored Grand Canyon Skywalk.
Page 440: Grand Canyon West Ranch is now Grand Canyon Ranch (702/736-8787 or 800/359-8727, www.grandcanyonranch.com) with rustic cabins, Western dining, horseback riding, cattle drives, and wagon rides on a historic ranch off Diamond Bar Road, seven miles east of the Pearce Ferry Road junction. Helicopter flights from Las Vegas can be arranged too.
Pages 452-453: Another river company to check out is Holiday Expeditions (544 East 3900 South Salt Lake City, Utah 84107, 800/624-6323, www.bikeraft.com) with oar raft trips on the upper 5–6 days ($1,465) and lower 8–9 days ($2,165) sections.
Page 458: Grand Canyon Lodge has new advance reservation numbers 480/337-1320 or 877/386-4383, fax 480/998-7399, and website www.grandcanyonlodgenorth.com.
Page 459: Kaibab Lodge's restaurant now serves lunch as well as breakfast and dinner. The website and season have changed a bit to http://kaibablodge.com and open to early November.
Page 459: Jacob Lake Inn has added 24 hotel rooms to the existing motel rooms and cabins.
Page 478: Navajo Village has a new at 1253 Coppermine Rd. (behind Big Lake Trading Post) and a new website www.navajovillage.com.
Page 480: Page Entertainment and Events: The July 4th celebration no longer takes place.
Page 481: Wahweap Festival of Lights Parade on Lake Powell no longer takes place.
Page 481: Lu Lu’s Sleep EZZE Motel has a website www.lulussleepezzemotel.com and new e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Page 481: Uncle Bill's Place has new owners and name: Debbie’s Hide A Way (117 Eighth Ave., 928/645-1224, www.Debbieshideaway.com).
Page 481: Bashful Bob's Motel is now Lake Powell Motel (928/645-3919 or 801/831-6905, http://powellmotel.com/).
Page 481: KC's Motel seems to have closed.
Page 482: Bella Napoli has closed.
Page 483: Page-Lake Powell Tourism Bureau now provides visitor information at 647-A Elm St. in Page (P.O. Box 332, Page, AZ 86040), 928/660-3405 or 888/261-7243; www.pagelakepowelltourism.com. Closed Sat.–Sun. mid-Nov.–late March.
Page 483: Wilderness River Adventures has changed name to Colorado River Discovery with new telephone numbers 928/645-9175 or 888/522-6644 and new website www.raftthecanyon.com
Page 506: Quality Inn Navajo Nation has a new website www.qualityinn.com/hotel-tuba_city-arizona-AZ815
Page 506. The very attractive Hopi-styled Moenkopi Legacy Inn & Suites (928/283-4500, www.experiencehopi.com) recently opened on Hopi land near the turnoff for Tuba City with luxurious rooms; the website has information on Hopi villages and tours.
Page 511: Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Accommodations and Food: The big news is the opening of the View Hotel (435/727-5555, www.monumentvalleyview.com); each room has a private balcony where you can take in the magnificent scenery. The hotel’s restaurant serves Navajo and American cuisine.
Page 515: Many Farms Inn has closed.
Page 515: Thunderbird Lodge now has Navajo ownership and a new name, Sacred Canyon Lodge and new website, www.sacredcanyonlodge.com/. The lodge no longer runs canyon tours.
Page 515: Cottonwood Campground is now run by Navajo Parks & Recreation Department and charges a $14 fee per site, up to 7 people; group sites take 14-30 and cost $50.
Page 515: Spider Rock Campground at Canyon de Chelly National Monument has a new website www.spiderrockcampground.com
Page 517: On the North Rim Drive of Canyon de Chelly, Ledge Ruin Overlook at Mile 5.9 has closed.
Page 519: In Window Rock, the Visitor Center had closed, but the Navajo Museum and library remain open.
Pages 519-520: Navajo Nation Zoological & Botanical Park has a new telephone 928/871-6574 and a website www.navajozoo.org; the zoo is now closed Sunday.
Page 523: For tours, you can also try Hopi Guides 928/206-7433 or 800/774-0830, www.hopitours.com for visits to traditional villages, artists, rock art, and historic sites.
Page 536: Homolovi Ruins State Park has reopened March 18, 2011 after a closure. See news at http://azstateparks.com/Parks/HORU/index.html
Page 538: La Posada's Turquoise Room now has a website www.theturquoiseroom.net
Page 540: Jim Gray’s Petrified Wood Company now has a website www.petrifiedwoodco.com
Page 546: Snowflake-Taylor Chamber of Commerce has moved across the street to 113 N. Main St., Ste A, Snowflake, Arizona 85937; the website is www.snowflaketaylorchamber.org
Page 547: Show Low Historical Society Museum is open 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Wed.–Sat. and has a website www.showlowmuseum.com
Page 551: The Christmas Tree restaurant has closed.
Page 551: Lakeside Ranger Station has a new telephone, 928/368-2100.
Page 554: Hon-Dah Ski & Outdoor Sport has a website www.wmatoutdoors.org
Page 555: Horseshoe Lake no longer has a store and telephone.
Page 555: At Sunrise Park Resort, Snowy Mountain Stables (928/735-7449) has taken over from Blue Sky Stables with a variety of rides in summer, sleigh rides in winter.
Pages 559-561: San Carlos Apache Reservation has visitor information from the San Carlo Recreation and Wildlife Dept. at http://scatrw.com/ and Apache Nation Chamber of Commerce at www.sancarlosapache.com
Pages 560-561: San Carlos Lake Store has closed. Soda Canyon Point Campground is still open and offers views, tables, and water on the northwest shore, and there’s a nearby marina. Lake levels fluctuate greatly, so call ahead if you’re planning on fishing or boating.
Page 561: Apache Gold Casino & Resort's local telephone has changed to 928/475-7800; the website is www.apachegoldcasinoresort.com
Page 562: Discovery Park is now open to the public 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri. and 4–9:30 p.m. Sat. and has free admission; the train no longer runs. The website has changed to www.eac.edu/discoverypark. Tours of Mount Graham International Observatory depart Fridays and Saturdays from about May to October by reservation.
Page 563: Quality Inn & Suites has a website www.visitsafford.com
Page 564: Safford Ranger District office has moved to 711 14th Ave., Suite D, Safford, AZ 85546; the PO box address is no longer used.
Page 577: At Casa Malpais, tours last 1.5–2 hours on a ¾-mile loop with a 125-foot climb. Tours start at the museum, which is now at 418 E. Main St.; open 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Mon.–Sat., Tues.–Sat. in winter in downtown Springerville.
Page 578: Springerville-Eagar Regional Chamber of Commerce has a new toll-free number 866/733-2123 and website www.springerville-eagarchamber.com
Pages 580-581: For Greer information, note that the Springerville-Eagar Regional Chamber of Commerce has a new toll-free number 866/733-2123 and changed website www.springerville-eagarchamber.com
Pages 582-583: Lyman Lake State Park will be open for Summer Season June 17th to Oct. 17th, 2011.
Page 602: US Airways www.usairways.com/awa has taken over America West Airlines and its flights.
Page 604: Road Scholar, the new program name for Elderhostel, has new telephone numbers 978/323-4141 or 800/454-5768 and website www.roadscholar.org
Page 620: The website AZventure in Hiking appears to be abandoned; many of the links on it no longer work.