Colossal Cave Mountain Park: Cave Access – Vail AZ

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) carried out major work at Colossal Cave and the surrounding park north of Vail AZ (now a suburb of Tucson, but far to the east in the 1930s). They improved access for visitors to the… read more

Forest Service Ranger Station & Horsethief Basin Recreation Area – Crown King AZ

Crown King Forest Ranger Station

“Named for the historic mining district, the Crown King Ranger Station includes numerous structures and buildings built by the Civilian Conservation Corps between 1934 and 1938. The office and residence were designed in the Bungalow/Craftsman style with timbered gables and… read more

Grand Canyon Village Improvements – Grand Canyon Village AZ

CCC rock wall along Rim Trail - Grand Canyon Village AZ

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was extremely active in Grand Canyon National Park throughout the New Deal. The CCC enrollees worked under the direction of the National Park Service (NPS) and some of the projects were funded by the Public… read more