A mineral and locality database. I use this site to find basic info on mine sites that I might be interested in visiting. Listings usually provide lat/long co-ordinates.

Images of the paperwork that is on file for Arizona mines at the Arizona Geological Survey.

A USGS site that I use to download topo maps

Website that provides copies of many historical Arizona topographic maps


A site that specializes in listings of places to hike in Arizona

Site that provides descriptions of hikes to Arizona highpoints.

A site with comprehensive listings for streamflows in Arizona

This is a site for kayakers and canoers. The message boards are informative.

Another forum type site for rafting and kayaking folks.

A couple of websites that highlight places to explore in Nevada and California.


Facebook groups/pages that I will look in on:

Ancient Exploring in Arizona.

Beata Certo: A site with many photos of old town and buildings in New Mexico.