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Arizona’s Sky Islands: Harmonic Convergence

Arizona: Every year millions of ladybugs head to Arizona and coat trees, rocks, and brush like a layer of living paint.

Getting There:

The trailhead is at Montezuma Pass on Montezuma Canyon Road in Coronado National Memorial, 25 miles south of Sierra Vista on AZ 92.

Prime Time:

May.

Guides:

Exploring Arizona’s Wild Areas, by Scott S. Warren (Mountaineers Books, 800-553-4453; $14.95).

Contact:

Sierra Vista Ranger District, Coronado National Forest, (520) 378-0311; www.fs.fed.us/r3/

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