The desert sun stirs up rattlesnakes and other reptiles as early as February. More than 460 miles of posted roads are available for back country, off-highway vehicle driving and mountain biking; however, by law, vehicles and bicycles are prohibited in wilderness. Januar 2001 von Präsident Bill Clinton in seinen letzten Amtstagen ohne Konsultation mit dem US-Kongress oder dem Bundesstaat Arizona per Presidential Proclamation eingerichtet. Vehicles should be in good working order, have a full fuel tank of gas and full size spare tires. Have good maps with you and know how to use them. It is a subtropical desert and the most complex desert in North America. The area encompasses a functioning desert ecosystem with an extraordinary array of biological, scientific, and historic resources. There is no first aid station on-site. Permits are valid for one year, from July 1 through June 30 of the following year. BLM’s Painted Rock Campground is located approximately 26 miles west of Gila Bend, AZ. Das National Monument liegt im Maricopa County in Südarizona, nur rund 35 km südwestlich von Phoenix. Für den Anteil der Sand Tank Mountains im Südwesten des Schutzgebietes ist eine besondere Zugangserlaubnis erforderlich, da sich das National Monument dort mit dem Truppenübungsplatz Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range überschneidet. Collection, removal, or damage to natural and cultural resources, including artifacts, plants (live or dead), and rocks, is prohibited. Drinking water is not available, so visitors are reminded to bring plenty of their own water. Phoenix District/Lower Sonoran Field Office, Sonoran Desert National Monument21605 N. 7th AvenuePhoenix, AZ 85027-2929Phone: (623) 580-5500Fax: (623) 580-5580, Collaborative Action and Dispute Resolution, Friends of the Sonoran Desert National Monument. Die US Air Force nutzt angrenzende Gebiete als Trainingsgelände für den Abwurf von Fliegerbomben, Besucher werden speziell über die Vermeidung des Umgangs mit Blindgängern belehrt. The monument has significant archaeological and historic sites, and remnants of several important historic trails, including the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail. The 330,874-acre Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument was created in 1937 by Presidential Proclamation to protect and preserve especially fine examples of Sonoran Desert vegetation, wildlife, and scenery. Ein unbefestigter Abschnitt des Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trails, der historischen Route eines Zuges spanischer Soldaten unter Oberst Juan Bautista de Anza 1775/76 führt ebenfalls durch das Gebiet. In the United States, most of the Sonoran Desert can be found in the southern third of Arizona, with small areas in southeastern California. Abseits der Straßen ist Trekking die einzige zulässige Fortbewegung. There are no services on the national monument. Cellular phones do not work in many areas of the national monument. Summer visitors must take extra precautions to drink plenty of water, as temperatures may exceed 110 degrees fahrenheit. The Proclamation mandated the closure of all grazing allotments south of Interstate 8 at the expiration of their permits. Es schützt Teile der Sonora-Wüste mit mehreren Bergketten. Created by Presidential proclamation on January 17, 2001,[2] the 496,400 acres (200,886 ha)[1] monument is managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management as part of the National Landscape Conservation System. Außerdem verschiedene Reptilienarten und die Kalifornische Gopherschildkröte.[1]. 8:41. Mitten durch das Sonoran Desert National Monument führt der Interstate Highway I-8 und die Arizona State Route 238. In flacheren Gebieten wachsen Mesquiten und Kreosotbüsche. Sonoran Desert National Monument is south of Goodyear and Buckeye and east of Gila Bend, Arizona.Created by Presidential proclamation on January 17, 2001, the 496,400 acres (200,886 ha) monument is managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management as part of the National Landscape Conservation System.The BLM already managed the lands, however under monument status, the level … Auch die Jagd ist im Rahmen der gesetzlichen Bestimmungen zulässig. 2 Thank pkt2015 . Be aware that the southern part of the monument is a corridor for drug and human smugglers. Jedermann darf frei im Gebiet zelten, allerdings dürfen nur die bestehenden Sandpisten befahren werden. Der Straßenabschnitt westlich der AZ 238 gehört offiziell nicht zum State Route System und wird als Maricopa County Road 238 bezeichnet. Get off the highway. These wilderness areas offer excellent opportunities for solitude and unconfined recreation. Portion of Sonoran Desert National Monument Closed to Recreational Target Shooting. Visitors can explore the rich archaeological and historical legacy of Arizona. My hubby and I were driving from Phoenix towards south and decided to check out the Sonoran Desert Preserve. Diese Seite wurde zuletzt am 24. The North Maricopa Mountains Wilderness has two hiking and equestrian trails, the 9-mile Margie’s Cove Trail and the 6-mile Brittlebush Trail. Beauty of the desert in March! In 1937 President Franklin D. Roosevelt created Organ Pipe National Monument in order to protect its namesake, and the rugged Sonoran ecology of the Ajo, Puerto Blanco, and Sonoyta Mountains. The monument offers many opportunities to explore and discover the secrets of the Sonoran Desert and includes three wilderness areas, the North Maricopa Mountains Wilderness, the South Maricopa Mountains Wilderness, and the Table Top Wilderness. 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