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Arizona State #79 Highway Guide

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Junction: Arizona State HIghway 77
Junction of Arizona State Highway 79 & Arizona State Highway 77. Southern terminus. Take left to communities of Oracle and Mammoth, Arizona. Right to Catalina, Arizona.
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Junction: E Park Link Dr.
Junction of Arizona State Highway 79 & E Park Link Dr. Connects with US Interstate 10. Right on US Interstate 10 to Picacho Peak State Park, Pinal County, Arizona. Picacho Peak, 3,374 ft. above sea level. Near the place where the Battle of Picacho Peak occurred. Scheduled for closure on June 3, 2010 due to Arizona budget constraints. Left on US Interstate 10 to Rillito, Arizona.
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Martin Rd., AZ
Martin Rd. off Arizona State Highway 79 to South Tank Reservoir.
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Lower Tank Reservoir, AZ

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E Freeman Rd., AZ
First left on E Freeman Rd. to Fletcher Tank.
24.9
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Tom Mix Monument, AZ
Tom Mix Monument, 20 miles south of Florence, Arizona. Memorial to Tom Mix, legendary silent movie cowboy. Escalanta Tank.
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Western Boundary: The 96 Ranch, AZ
Arizona State Highway 79 is the western boundary of the 96 Ranch, Pinal County, Arizona.
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St. Anthony's Monastery, AZ
St. Anthony's Monastery, 8 miles south of Florence, Arizona, established by six monks in 1995, houses Orthodox Christian monks the world over, has 20 independent monasteries. Visitors must first phone the Monastery regarding availability of rooms. Length of stay can be up to 5 days. Permission by the abbot must be obtained if you are planning to stay longer than 5 days. Day-visitors are welcome from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM only. Inquire about clothing attire, taking photographs, etc. Tel. (520) 868-3188. Pilgrims can arrange for the transportation from the airport to the monastery by calling in advance Arizona Value Shuttle at 1-800-548-6541 or Pinal Connections at 1-800-427-1271.
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E Cactus Forest Rd., AZ
E Cactus Forest Rd./E Kenilworth Rd. to community of Coolidge, Pinal County, Arizona. Named after Calvin Coolidge, 30th U.S. President. 11 miles SW of Florence, Arizona. Picacho Rservoir, 11 miles south of Coolidge, Arizona, fishing, camping; Coolidge Municipal Airport; Casa Grande Ruins National Monument.
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Junction: Arizona State Highway 287
Junction of Arizona State Highway 79 & Arizona State Highway 287.
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Junction: E Price Rd.
Junction of Arizona State Highway & E Price Rd. to Cochran, a ghost town in Pinal County, Arizona.
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Junction: E Arizona Farms Rd.
Junction of Arizona State Highway 77 & E Arizona Farms Rd., merges with E Hunt Hwy. Right on E Hunt Hwy to community of San Tan Valley, Pinal County, Arizona. San Tan Mountain Regional Park, biking, camping, picnicking, horseback riding, hiking. Park hours: 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM (Sun-Thurs), 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM (Fri & Sat), open year-round.
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Middle Tank/Deep Well Tank Reservoir, AZ
Middle Tank, Pinal County, Arizona, west of Arizona State Highway 79. To the east is Deep Well Tank.
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Junciton: US HIghway 60
Junction of Arizona Highway 79 & US Highway 60. Northern terminus of State Highway 79. LD10