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Bruzzi Vineyard, Young, AZ
Bruzzi Vineyard is located in scenic and historic Young, Arizona. We are the first vineyard in Gila County and our wine grapes are expertly crafted into some of the finest wines in the state. Shop our exceptional wines and fine farm products at our tasting room and farm stand here at the vineyard!
Farm Stand Open: Every day 7am to 6pm in season
Tasting Room Open: Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 6pm
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Contact:  James Bruzzi
Phone:  (928) 462-3314
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Location:  Center of Town
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Pleasant Valley Historical Society Museum, Young, AZ
During Pleasant Valley Days (the third weekend in July) enjoy a bit of history as the museum opens up to the public.  The area was involved in the "Pleasant Valley War" in the late 1800s.  A long time feud between two families, the Grahams and the Tewksburys.  The flashpoint precipitating the feud was grazing rights-cattle versus sheep.  Every last member of each family is now deceased.  Enjoy the monuments, plackard and old farm instruments that can be found around the exterior of the museum. Gravesites of the family can be found in the cemetery next door. Both the museum grounds and cemetery are open and free to the public.
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Contact:  The Museum
Phone:  (928) 462-3661
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Location:  Center of Town
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Pleasant Valley War Victim Grave Marker
During the Pleasant Valley War, a native american sheep hearder was gunned down and buried where he lay.  There is a graveside marker along Chamberlain Trail a few miles west of Highway 288.


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Contact:  Ranger Station
Phone:  (928) 462-4300
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Location:  North of Town
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Explore Indian Ruins of the Sierra Ancha Wilderness
Two indian runis exist between Globe and Young.  Devil's Chasm Ruin and Pueblo Canyon Group.  Pueblo Canyon Group includes three independent multi room ruins.  Devil's Chasm Ruin is the least accessible but the most impressive.  The Sierra Ancha Wilderness is administered by the Tonto National Forest Pleasant Valley Range district.  Click the website link to the right to learn more about these ruins.

SPECIAL NOTE:  Cherry Creek Road (FR203) is passable to short-wheelbase 4WD vehicles only. Suburbans and the like will still have trouble.
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Contact:  Ranger Station
Phone:  (928) 462-4300
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Location:  South of Town
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Fishing and Hunting Information
Haigler Creek - Fishing
Haigler Creek is located approximately 8 miles west of Young.  Take Highway 288 north of Young to Chamberlain Trail (Forest Road 200).  Turn west and travel 8 miles to Haigler Creek.  Along the way you will pass the local airport affectionally known as "Young International Airport".  Continue as you pass through open range ranches.  Enter the community of Haigler Creek.  Continue north to Haigler Canyon Campground.  Once you cross the creek the land is part of the Tonto National Forest.  Enjoy the creek and the National Forest but respect the private owner's property south of Haigler Creek Campground.
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Contact:  Ranger Station
Phone:  (928) 462-4300
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Location:  North of Town
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Woods Canyon Lake - Fishing and Boating
Woods Canyon Lake is located 25 miles north of Young.  Take Highway 288 north to Highway 260. Turn left (west).  Travel approximately 2 miles and turn right.   "Woods Canyon Lake Store and Marina" rents Kayaks and Electric Boats.


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Location:  Out of Town
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Hunting - Area 23
The Arizona Game and Fish Department have jurisiction over hunting activities in area 23, including, Young and Pleasant Valley.  Species within this area include:  Black Bear, Elk, Javelina, Merriam's Turkey, Mountain Lion. Mule Deer, White-tailed Deer, Band-tailed Deer, Dove, Tree Squirrel and Quail.  The season for each type of wildlife can be found by clicking the website link to the right.



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Contact:  AZ Game & Fish
Phone:  (602) 942-3000
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Location: Center of Town
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Hiking and Camping Information
Pleasant Valley Vista Loop Trail - Elevation 5867'
Enjoy a short .5 mile hike south of Young.  Enjoy the views of Pleasant Valley below.  There is a fork in the trail about at 100 yards.  The trail has several benches so you can rest and enjoy the view. The website link includes a map.

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Contact:  PV Ranger Station
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Location:  South of Town
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Alderwood Campground - Elevation 5200'
Near the Haigler Creek community. From Highway 288, travel west on Forest Road 200.  Cross Haigler Creek and turn west on Forest Road 202A.  Travel a short distance to the campground. No Fees. 14 day stay limit. Accessible vault toilets.


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Contact:  PV Ranger Station
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Location: North of Town
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Colcord Ridge Campground - Elevation 7626'
Near Woods Canyon Lake. Take Highway 260 East from Payson.  Turn south on Forest Road 512.  Travel approximately 3 miles.  Turn west to enter the campground.  No Fees. 14 day stay limit. Vault toilets.



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Contact:   PV Ranger Station
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Location:  North of Town
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Haigler Canyon Campground - Elevation 5250'
Near the Haigler Creek community. From Highway 288, travel west on Forest Road 200.  Just before you cross Haigler Creek, turn west. Day use is free. Tonto Pass required for overnight stay. 14 day stay limit. Toilet building.

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Contact:  PV Ranger Station
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Location:  North of Town
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Reynolds Creek Campground - Elevation 5200'
19 miles south of Young on Highway 288.  $40.00 per night per group.  Vault toilets.  Call or write the Pleasant Valley Ranger Station: they start taking reservations the first working day after the New Year.


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Contact:  PV Ranger Station
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Location:  South of Town
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Rose Creek Campground - Elevation 5400'
22 miles south of Young on Highway 288. Turn west on Forest Road 152 and travel 1/2 mile. No fees.  14 day stay limit  Vault toilets.



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Contact:  PV Ranger Station
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Location:  South of Town
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Valentine Ridge Campground- Elevation 6600'
From Highway 288, travel east on Forest Road 188. Travel 2 miles to the campground. No Fees. 14 day stay limit. Vault toilets. 


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Contact:  PV Ranger Station
Phone:  (928) 462-4300
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Location:  North of Town
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Churches in Young
Church of Jesus Christ of LDS
Located on the south side of Highway 288 next to the thrift store and the medical clinic.


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Contact:  Church
Phone:  (928) 462-3464
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Location:  Center of Town
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Young Baptist Church
Located on the south side of Highway 288 near the center of town. Sunday services at 10:00a.m. and again at 11:00 a.m. Look for the sign.


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Contact:  Church
Phone:  (928) 462-3476
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Location:  Center of Town
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Pleasant Valley Cowboy Church
Located on the south side of Highway 288 near the center of town. Sunday gathering at 11:00 a.m.  Sunday school at 9:45a.m. Tuesday night at 6:30p.m.   Look for the sign.


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Cabin Reservations:
Cherry Creek Cabins
(480) 420-4515
www.cherrycreekcabins.com
discounts available
Chef Scott Tompkins:
Antlers Cafe & Bar
46788 N. Hwy 288
Young, AZ  85554
(928) 462-3265
www.antlersaz.com
world renowned cuisine
Real Estate Listing & Sales:
ET Venture Group LLC
Denise Crandall
(Associate Broker)
Young, AZ  85554
(928) 462-3605
www.etventuregroup.com
self-reliant country living at its best
Wine Tasting 12pm-6pm Sat & Sun
Bruzzi Vineyard
47209 N. Highway 288
Young, AZ  85554

(928) 462-3314
www.bruzzivineyard.com
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