The Gila river, a place to cool off in hot temps!
While living in the Arizona hot sun, My husband and I needed a place to cool off! We first drove to the Gila river park. It was crowded with campers! Yes it was Memorial Day, so it was understandable! But we love our privacy, so we drove southeast. The landscape is Amazing!
When you see the gigantic mounds of dirt and the tall smokestack in San Manuel, it makes you wonder why isn’t it still running? It once was prosperous and kept all the businesses up and running. I took a drive and here is what I saw.