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The Apache-Sitgreaves Forest got $150,000 to improve the Rim View Trail just 30 miles north of Payson, one of the most scenic and popular hiking trails in the state. Views from the trail extend as far as the eye can see.

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Grants proved windfall for Rim forests

Tonto gets $4 million, Apache Sitgreaves gets $17 million as federal funding used to thin 8,000 acres in Rim Country

Forests in the Southwest collected some $40 million in federal stimulus funding, including $4 million that went to the Tonto National Forest and $17 million to the Apache Sitgreaves.


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