By Gary Dillard
There are several loops you can make around Arizona that will show you the state’s mining heritage and will also give you many more “nuggets” of excitement.
The initial Nugget Trail, which is just getting under way, is a loop that takes in several cities in central and eastern Arizona. It starts at Globe, and heads either up to the Mogollon Rim or down to Safford and up Highway 191 to Clifton/Morenci and beyond to the Coronado Trail. (See the May Clarion for details.)
But there are other loops that could be added to this trail, which will show off much more of the region’s mining heritage, in addition to Superior, Globe/Miami and Clifton/Morenci.Continue reading