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New park trail lends itself to contemplation
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Tohono Chul Park volunteer Nick Huige shovels dirt and cement out of the bottom of a planter — a new addition at the park. Next to the planter, a five-season garden is being installed to show off desert growth throughout the entire year.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Along the Desert View Trail, 13 quotes etched into sandstone line the sides of the path, offering visitors ideas to contemplate on their walk through the desert.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, The Desert View Trail, starting on the east side of Tohono Chul Park, is a half-mile loop lined with benches, a couple of ramadas and naturally growing desert plant life.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Two ramadas sit along the Desert View Trail at Tohono Chul Park, offering visitors a break from the sun during hot summer days.