“Linking You to Riparian Life"

GivingTuesday - December 1, 2020

Black Canyon Heritage Park joined this effort to bring attention to need to save the few riparian areas left in Arizona. Riparian areas comprise of less than .4% of Arizona but they are so critical in filtering pollutants, reducing stream bank erosions, providing wildlife habitat, attracting recreation activities, and providing a peaceful respite.

GivingTuesday provides us an opportunity to tell our story and raise funding to create and update our programs and activities” says Robert Cothern, President of the Black Canyon City Community Association that owns Black Canyon Heritage Park.  “These programs will meet the COVID guidelines while providing people a link to the joys of being outdoors.

Check out these short clips showing more about what we offer!

BCHP_Preserve               BCHP Outside                 BCHP Visitor Center

Please donate via our secure  PayPal (credit cards accepted)

or by check payable to BCHP.  Mail to BCHP, Box 33, Black Canyon City, AZ 85324

 Your Park Relies on Funding From:

The Heritage Park Coalition works hard to apply for grants and reach out to community sponsors, and these efforts have paid off.

Individual donations are crucial to the operations of the Park. 100% of all funds from all sources (donations, fundraising, and grants) will be used for tax-exempt activities that support the Park's mission.  If you have a certain feature or activity that you’d like to see at the park, a donation is the quickest and easiest way to ask the management coalition to consider making that happen. A donation allows you to make a personal, unique contribution to our community.

Items for Sale

Book Cover - Black Canyon UndergroundBLACK CANYON UNDERGROUND by Marcy J. Miller - $20
Stagecoach robberies, kidnappings, escaped fugitives, and murder: Black Canyon City has hosted them all. From its gold-laced earth to its healing mud, Black Canyon Underground holds scores of stories about tough, authentic Arizonans. Marcy Miller unburies them and brings them back to life.


BLACK CANYON WATERS - Waterways and Water in Black Canyon City History by Marcy Miller - $10
Devoted to the water history of the Black Canyon City area - primarily, the impact the impact of the Agua Fria Watershed on early settlers and later residents, as well as people and events linked to the area waterways and water use.


NATURE GUIDE - $7.95.  This guide will help visitors identity the spectacular riparian and upland plants and wildlife that have been seen at the Black Canyon Heritage Park (BCHP) in Black Canyon City along the Agua Fria River.


Agent H2O  by Rita Goldner - $17.95.
Agent H2O is on a mission, chased by his evil nemesis, Scummy Pollution. Will Agent H2O reach thirsty plants and animals in time? The science is accurate and STEM based. The message is important: an eco-friendly lifestyle, reduction of pollution, and water conservation.


QUINCY THE QUAIL BOOKS by Barbara Renner  - $11.00.
Each of these interesting books beautifully illustrated for children gives factual information about quails and other animals which might come across their paths.


PHOTOS BY PAUL SANTORI (NATURE PHOTOGRAPHER) - Prices posted on photo. Various sizes and topics but all from Arizona; most from our area. 


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