AAA Editor Notes
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park, 3 mi. w. on US 60 at Milepost 223, has 3 miles of walking trails and paths leading past volcanic rock formations, cliffs, forests, streams, a desert lake and hundreds of species of cacti, succulents and agaves. Plants from Africa, Asia, Australia, the Mediterranean, the Middle East and North and South America can be seen.
The 1.5-mile Main Trail is made of compact gravel and soil; half of the trail is accessible to wheelchairs.
Guided tours are available. Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.). Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.