Bisbee / Sand Hill Cranes Grab & Go

Bisbee / Sand Hill Cranes Grab & Go
Wed, January 22 2020, 10:45 am - Fri, January 24 2020, 6:00 am


Bisbee/Sand Cranes/Etc Date: January 22, 23, 24, 2019

Accommodations: Calumet & Arizona Guest House
It’s kind of a laid back place, check in time is “anytime” but since check out is

10:30 AM, I’d arrive after that... ☺ You must make reservations by phone 520-432-4815 or email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Home cooked breakfast included each day. Room rates ($60-110) and photos on website.

Car Pool: Meet at Sun Dial at 1045. Some may leave earlier and stop on the way. Travel Time to Bisbee: 3h 45m

Bisbee, AZ: Google select Arizona Mines, select Mining Towns, select Arizona Mining Towns, select Bisbee. It provides a very good history of Bisbee, Lowell, and Warren (the latter two have links and Warren is where our guest house is actually located).

Lavender Pit: An open mining pit just south of Bisbee (about 10 minutes)

Lowell, AZ: A small town frozen in the past, good photos of old cars, a main street, and a restored old Shell Gas Station. The first right turn, just south of the Lavender Pit.

Whitewater Draw: 8469 N Coffman Rd. McNeal, AZ – up to 30,000 Sand Cranes migrate each year to this location. 31 Minutes from Bisbee.

Fort Bowie: Google Fort Bowie and select the National Park Service site for information. Old Calvary Fort used during the Apache wars. 1:23h from Whitewater 1:54h From Bisbee.

Arizona Senora Desert Museum: (Tucson) $19.95 for seniors and it is well known for its wildlife and knowledge, opens at 0830. 2021 E. Kinney Road Tucson, AZ Travel time 2:20 from Sun City.

There are many things to see and do in Southern Arizona and wintertime is a good time to go. Check out the great Guest House where we can stay. The prices are very reasonable. Above are just a few things you can do and if you know of others please share. To make this short, you have to make your own reservations by calling or emailing. I will be monitoring at the Camera Guild Office on December 2, if you have any questions email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or text me at 623-293-3310. Due to robocalls I don’t answer the phone unless the caller is identified as someone I have in my contacts.

Rick Gehlbach



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