Arizona Hiking Gallery
Rogers Canyon Hike
Superstition Wilderness, AZ
November 7, 2004
Gallery contains 42 photos
Gallery last updated: 12/3/2004
Rogers Canyon Hike: Image 1
Looking down Rogers Canyon under cloudy skys with a light drizzle near the start of the hike on trail 109.

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Another view look down Rogers Canyon.

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The hike follows the canyon bottom for most of the way.

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Arizona Sycamore (Platanus wrightii) with its white bark and fall foliage add a splash of color to the canyon.

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Pointleaf Manzanita (Arctostaphylos pungens) berries resemble "little apples". In fact, Manzanita is spanish for "little apple".

Rogers Canyon Hike: Image 6
Fallen Manzanita berries, leaves, and twigs.

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Tarantula found at the intersection of Trails 109 and 110. It looks like he's been out enjoying the rain.

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Another view of the tarantula.

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Another view of the tarantula.

Rogers Canyon Hike: Image 10
Skunkbush (Rhus trilobata), a close relative to poison ivy in the Sumac family, showing its fall colors after the morning rain.

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Aster

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Closeup showing the many colors in Arizona Sycamore bark.

Rogers Canyon Hike: Image 17
Pointleaf Manzanita showing off its smooth red bark.

Rogers Canyon Hike: Image 18
Yellow leaves of Utah Serviceberry (Amelanchier utahensis).

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Arizona Sycamore.

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Rogers Canyon Cliff Dwellings framed by Arizona Sycamores.

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Arizona Sycamore leaves.

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Texas Betony aka Scarlet Sage (Stachys coccinea).

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Arizona Sycamore.

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Western Spiderwort (Tradescantia occidentalis).

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Looking back up Rogers Canyon from Rogers Canyon Cliff Dwellings.

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Looking across Rogers Canyon from Rogers Canyon Cliff Dwellings.

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Asters.

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Interesting grain patterns in decaying log.

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Roger Canyon Cliff Dwellings. To judge the scale of these caves notice the person in the lower left corner of the photograph.

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Arizona White Oak (Quercus arizonica).

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Fall colors in the canyon bottom.

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Somehow this cactus found a foothold on the rocks.

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Fall colors in the canyon bottom.

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Fall colors in the canyon bottom.

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Caterpillar (possibly a swallowtail?)

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Fall colors in the canyon bottom.

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Pointleaf Manzanita berries.

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Pointleaf Manzanita bark.

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Pointleaf Manzanita.

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Closeup of Pointleaf Manzanita bark.

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Dead oak tree near the top of Rogers Canyon.

All images Copyright ©2004 Terry Wright. All rights reserved.