South Mountain Park: Roads and Trails – Phoenix AZ

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Description

South Mountain Park in Phoenix AZ was developed for public recreation by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) from 1933 to 1940.  During that time, the CCC enrollees built many, if not most, of the roads and trails in the park – though we cannot be sure exactly which ones. 

 

 

 

Source notes

"The New Deal in Arizona: Connections to Our Historic Landscape," The New Deal in Arizona Chapter of the National New Deal Preservation Association, 2012.
http://content.library.arizona.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/NewDeal/id/195/rec/39

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Mountain_Park

History panels in South Mountain Park

Project originally submitted by Richard Walker on April 9, 2022.
Additional contributions by Joan Greer.

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Location Info


Phoenix, AZ 95042

Location notes: general location marker

Coordinates: 33.33260, -112.082

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