History, hiking and science collide for LOST Eco Fest

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Dozens of participants gathered on Saturday to participate in a day of history, science and outdoor recreation at the Legends of Superior Trails Eco Tourism Festival.

The event included guided hikes to nearby places such as Arnett Creek, Claypool Tunnel, The Cross, Pinal City and the Pinal Cemetery. Dr. Steve Sempkin offered a morning geology discussion and guided hike that taught participants about the geologic history of Superior and the surrounding mountains. The East Valley Back Country Horsemen led a guided horseback ride through the Queen Creek Canyon on the LOST.

Superiorite Ricardo Provencio shared some of his stories during one of the morning discussions and there was a presentation of the sites along the entire Arizona Trail. This years history luncheon included a presentation on the history of the Boyce Thompson Arboretum.

The event concluded with a presentation and guided ghost walk of downtown Superior. The Crossing Over Paranormal Society presented the findings from their recent investigations of downtown Superior and several buildings on Main St.

To learn more about the LOST trail, please visit www.lostinsuperioraz.com.

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