THIS COLLECTION OF IMAGES WAS TAKEN BY LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHERS AND REPRESENTS THE BEAUTY AND MAGIC THAT IS FOUND IN YOUNG AND THE AREA THAT SURROUNDS IT.

MANY OF THESE PHOTOS ARE THE WORK OF KATHY HUNT, WHO HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED MULTIPLE TIMES BY ARIZONA HIGHWAYS. MORE OF HER WORK CAN BE FOUND AT

https://www.facebook.com/Kathy-Hunt-Photography-279166972833268/

Hwy 288 between Globe, AZ and Young near McFadden Peak
Young, AZ is Rocky Mountain elk country.
We have four distinct seasons, but snow usually melts quickly
A safe haven for children
Surrounding Tonto Nat'l Forest offers unlimited exploration opportunities
Authentic working cowboys? Yep, we got 'em!
Our Master Gardener's are experts at making the most of our perfect growing season.
Local cowboys sometimes pass through rounding up stray cattle.
Winter brings it's own special beauty.
The area surrounding Young, surrounded by Tonto National Forest, is known as Pleasant Valley
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Fall colors usually peak at the end of October
Old time country lanes are common here
Young, AZ allows visitors to step back in time
Black bird art on a local garden fence
Local produce for sale at Bruzzi Vineyard farm stand
Our residents live a self-reliant lifestyle
Local swimming holes are well-kept secrets!
You can still get a taste of the American West in Young, AZ
Get lost in a summer flower field
Quilting continues to be an art form in Young, AZ
The Pleasant Valley Historial Museum in Young, AZ
The rush hour in Young, AZ is a bit different than most places
The Desert to Tall Pines Scenic Byway north of Young, AZ
We invite you to take your boots off and stay awhile