Various maps, exploration information books, and guides to the Tucson area but also elsewhere, are available.
A driving & hiking guide to ruins,
rock art, fossils & formations. Guide
to Arizona's ancient ruins, secret
canyons, hidden waterfalls, mysterious
petroghyphs, and exotic places. Complete
site details and driving directions.
"Star" ratings of sites. Amazing illistrations
and candid tips.
Map of Arizona: detailed roads, public
lands, hunting units, also Phoenix
map and guide. Brief guide to wilderness
and wildlife areas, climate information.
A field guide to the Grand Canyon State's
rocks and minerals.Full-color photos
and the details you need to know for
identifying and collecting. Photos
and facts for 106 rocks and minerals.
Folding pocket guide to Arizona animals,
including invertebrates, reptiles,
amphibians, fish, birds, and mammals.
Summary ecoregion map. Printed on slick
heavy paper for greater durability
in the field.
Prospector's atlas of the USA (nearly
the totality of the lower 48 states;
does not cover Alaska, Hawaii, nor
commonwealth/possession regions), showing
locations and also, in may cases, information
about required fees or circumstances.
The locations of many rock shops are
Prevent and handle emergencies in the
desert. "A must for anyone going into
the desert! A very readable collection
of anecdotes and tips that can help
anyone experiencing a problem to become
a SURVIVOR!" -- Edwin L Rothfuss, former
Superintendent, Death Valley National
Arizona locations for collecting minerals
are described in some length, along
with a local map leading to each. This
new edition updates the known sites
and feature 20 new locations for collecting
over 70 different types of minerals
and fossils. Clear maps and directions.
Detailed site descriptions. New GPS
coordinates. B/W site photos and full-color
specimen pictures. List of shows and
clubs, mineral museums, and mine tours.
Hike Southern Arizona with this guide
to the "best spots to play, climb,
hike, fish, and be." (CNN.com) Included
are Saguaro National Park, Organ Pipe
National Monument, the Chiricahua Mountains,
the Coronado National forest, and the
Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.
Difficulty ratings, trail contacts,
fees/permit, and the best seasons.
Maps, lodging, and campgrounds. .
A field guide to Southwestern rocks
and minerals. Conveniently sized to
fit in your pocket and featuring full-color,
detailed photographs. Focuses on the
more common rocks and minerals, including
those frequently encountered but not
necessarily of gem potential. Also
included is fundamental geology information
and interesting facts. .
Where to dig, pan, and mine gems and
minerals in the southwestern states
(AZ, CA, CO, HI, KS, NV, NM, OK, TX,
UT). Discusses equipment and clothing,
mining techniques, gem and mineral
sites (including directions and maps,
hours, fees, and related information),
museums and mine tours, special events,
tourist information, and other matters.