Desperation Ranch Site Tour and BBQ
Desperation Ranch Revisit Excavation
OCT 19, 11 a.m – 1p.m.
999 Portal Road, Portal, Arizona
Please RSVP by Saturday, October 11th to Jesse Ballenger.
AAHS members and guests are invited to attend a site tour and BBQ at Desperation Ranch located in Portal, Arizona. Food and beverages will be provided. Come one, come all!
Orientation and Site Tour will be given at 11:00 pm. At noon we will depart for the Portal Store for a barbecue and social.
Highly visible signs will be placed at Desperation Ranch along Portal Rd. It is about a mile beyond the Portal Store.
Directions: Follow I-10 E to NM-80 S in Hidalgo County. Take exit 5 from I-10 E, Continue on NM-80 S. Turn right onto NM-533 E (aka Portal Rd). Travel west to 999 Portal Rd. Desperation Ranch is about 172 miles from Tucson or just under 3 hours.
AAHS appreciates the generous support of Jaye Smith, Kim Murphy, Tony and Rene Donaldson, The Friends of Cave Creek and the Portal Store.
Reservations for overnight accommodations, if desired, should be made ASAP. Accommodations may be available at:
Cave Creek Ranch
Address: 1396 W Piedra Blanca Ln, Portal, AZ 85632
Portal Peak Lodge
Address: 2358 S Rock House Rd, Portal, AZ 85632