Pick 'em, sample some peach pancakes and then take a piece of the orchard home from the country store with pies and jams and cinnamon rolls. During the 20th century, Pinal was very much a bellwether county in U.S. presidential elections, having supported the winning candidate in every election between Arizona's statehood in 1912 and 2004 except for that of 1968, when Hubert Humphrey won the county by 3.2 percentage points but lost to Richard M. Nixon. The 150-passenger paddle wheeler makes a 2.5-hour circuit around the lake with either a chicken or beef buffet-style dinner with salad, rolls and the chef's seasonal dessert. Hiking is possible at Picacho Peak State Park and within the National Monuments: Casa Grande Ruins and Sonoran Desert. Free fall from 13,000 feet with little training by strapping yourself to a professional. 29.86% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. To troubleshoot the problem, open this Web page in a Windows SharePoint Services-compatible HTML editor such as Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer. VISA Application & Solicitation Disclosure, Annual Percentage Rate (APR) for Purchases, Cash Advance and Balance Transfer, Secured with your own funds to build your credit, Redeem rewards for cash, travel, gift cards and merchandise. To activate your Visa Credit Card please call 855-340-8767. 20585 E. Price (Station) Road, Florence. 37615 U.S. 60, Superior. The scenic hike treks up Peralta Canyon and leads to Fremont saddle, giving postcard views of Weavers Needle. : 520-723-3172, Casa Grande Valley Historical Society Museum - tel. 520-689-2723. DETAILS:superstitionmountainmuseum.org. Hiking/Biking Ideas. For those who prefer to give their credit cards a work out, the shops offers all things Western, from cowboy hats to jewelry to temporary tattoos. As you ooh and ahh over the miles of shoreline below red-rock cliffs, the captain shares legends and truths about the Superstition Mountains. 480-983-4888. Pinal County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. [20] located in Eloy in Pinal County,[21] It is paid by the state of Hawaii to house the majority of Hawaii's male prison inmate population. : 520-568-2227, The Gila River Indian Community - tel. 866-802-6418. Pinal voters now trend more Republican than traditionally conservative Maricopa County, and it has become a safely Republican county. 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DETAILS:azstateparks.com. Young, old and the in-between often set up camp at the four-day festival. Botany and natural history never seemed so cool as a trip to the Boyce Thompson Arboretum. The county was founded in 1875. 4650 E. Mammoth Mine Road, Goldfield. To visit Picacho Peak State Park take exit 219. If the problem persists, contact your Web server administrator. Would thou wish to partake in a giant, greasy turkey leg whilst watching a live jousting tournament? DETAILS:dollysteamboat.com. Items of Interest : Unable to display this Web Part. Terms of Use The county seat is Florence.The county was founded in 1875. All county elected officials except the Sheriff (Mark Lamb as of 2017) and the County Attorney make a salary of $63,800, along with county benefits and compulsory participation in the Arizona State Elected Official Retirement Plan. The median age was 35.3 years. Pinal County is included in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Arizona Metropolitan Statistical Area. There's no place better than the Arizona Renaissance Festival, where 30 acres are transformed from desert to a 16th-century English village filled with costumed nobles and commoners. [20], The population ranking of the following table is based on the 2010 census of Pinal County. [5], As of the 2000 census, there were 179,727 people, 61,364 households, and 45,225 families living in the county. Watch for such flying spectacles as butterflies, hummingbirds and turkey vultures. The points are available to view on uchooserewards.com or the mobile app. Here is a list of things to do in Pinal County you'll want to add to your bucket list. As a result of the urban sprawl from Phoenix spreading into the county, a major political reversal has taken place between it and neighboring Maricopa County since the turn of the millennium. More than 20 years after the world waited for eight scientists to emerge from the glass-and-steel dome they were sealed in for two years, Biosphere 2 remains relevant. Pinal County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona.According to U.S. Census Bureau estimates in 2019, the population of the county was 462,789, making it Arizona's third-most populous county. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.09. Picacho Peak State Park. The county seat is Florence. 480-888-9290. To troubleshoot the problem, open this Web page in a Windows SharePoint Services-compatible HTML editor such as Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer. 9198 Arizona 79, Florence. Experience rustic refinement at the historical Rancho Sonora Inn along scenic Pinal Parkway. Calling itself one of the world's largest skydiving centers, the Eloy business averages 135,000 jumps each year. Return in October for the pumpkin and chili party that features a train, petting zoo, carnival rides and pumpkin ice cream. Hiking is possible at Picacho Peak State Park and within the National Monuments: Casa Grande Ruins and Sonoran Desert.