B-SIDE: Agua Caliente Park, Soldier Trail and Roger Road. Midnight at the oasis. Well, the Parks and Recreation Department won't let you visit at midnight, but the leafy bosques and spring-fed waters in this metropolitan cienega are cooling and comforting during normal business hours, too. While Pima County may have over 200 springs, this is one of the very largest, purchased by the citizenry in 1984. Trails cover the entire area, there are plenty of benches and picnic tables, and lots of greenery to throw down a blanket and call your spot home. Agua Caliente Park has been an oasis for man and beast for centuries. If you've never visited the 101 acres, it's time.
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