Rick Metcalf/Special to The Explorer, Fall color reflects its beauty in the still waters of the San Pedro River. The San Pedro River Trail System provides miles of easy walking amidst huge cottonwood trees.
Rick Metcalf/Special to The Explorer, A massive cottonwood displays its fall colors at the north shore of Green Kingfisher Pond along the Sand Pedro Trail. This is one of many sights hiking the trail east of Sierra Vista.
Rick Metcalf/Special to The Explorer, Felling trees large and small into waters near their home, beavers store food for the winter and strengthen dams. Reintroduced in 1999, beavers are once again damming the San Pedro River east of Sierra Vista.