SOAR News Articles and Photo Gallery

Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments hosted native story tellers, artists, and dancers.

Celebrating Native American Heritage

Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments hosted native story tellers, artists, and dancers all throughout the month of November.

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Planning Ahead

SOAR staff help Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monument look at maintenance needs over the next 3 to 5 years.

A group of people stand with cactus and a mountain behind them.

Workshop in the Desert

A recent workshop hosted by the Sonoran Desert Network and SOAR brought resource and interpretation staff together.

A map of Arizona with 22 NPS sites shown and lines representing stops.

SOAR Presents at APRA Library Roundtable

Rangers from the SOAR Interpretive Team take other recreation and library professionals on a road trip through AZ's parks.

Kids dig in a small sandbox while NPS employee shows them a fake pottery artifact.

Archeology Month Fun

We had tons of fun at the Tucson Festival of Books letting kids get a taste of what archeologists do.

Two men in uniform work on an adobe wall.

Ruins Preservation Work

SOAR and Tumacácori National Historical Park worked together to apply new preservation treatments at Guevavi Mission.

An interior view of a museum with grey walls and photos of national parks hanging.

Flying Through? See us at the Museum!

Artifacts and photos from all 22 Arizona park units on display at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport to celebrate the NPS Centennial.

Stone walls with bluish starry sky and clouds above.

Celebrate the Night

Tuzigoot National Monument has been celebrating the night skies. Check out their programs and stop by!

A man in a green uniform and hat stands in front of a tiny car.

Peace Car Visits Arizona!

The Peace Corps Peace Car and recruiter Sophia Ewing visits 12 Arizona national park sites and returned volunteers working there.

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Interp Team Reaches Out

January provided lots of chances for our staff to get out and talk about Arizona's 22 NPS sites!

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Biennial Meeting a Success

Staff from National Park Service parks met with AZ State Historic Preservation Office staff to discuss cultural resource projects.

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NPS Goes to China!

SOAR was invited to accompany the AZ Office of Tourism on their mission to China, representing adventure in AZ.

Wooden ceiling beams.

Research Published in Kiva

Matthew Guebard recently published research at Montezuma Castle in the journal of the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society: Kiva.

A painting of saguaro cactus at sunset

NPS100 is Strong in Arizona

The NPS was greatly represented at the 2016 Governor's Conference on Tourism.

Two rangers stand on either side of a woman with an Arizona Flag cape.

Outreach in the Heat

We had a great time at Phoenix Comicon - read all about it!

Rangers stand in front of a classroom of students

2016 Junior Ranger Day

For our Centennial Junior Ranger Day we headed out to Meridian Elementary School.

Last updated: December 14, 2017