Sunday, January 27, 2013

Yuma AZ, Kofa and Palm Canyon

On our way to a day at Quartzite a few days ago, before the rain, we drove off road a few miles into the Kofa Wildlife Refuge....Yes, we had rain for 2 days, actually measurable;) We wanted to check out Palm Canyon which is a bit of a phenomenon.  A small grove of palms grows in a steep walled canyon in a small mountain range and they are the only palms growing there.  How did they get there???  Probably bird droppings.  Anyway, pretty little canyon and a nice little hike before tackling the crowds at Quartzite:

See the palms in the steep canyon and Mike lower right

Had to have been bird droppings depositing seeds....don't you think?

Heading back down the trail

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