Lagoon and Pier: Fishermen fish from a pier at one of the three lagoons at Dead Horse Ranch State Park near Cottonwood, Ariz. The large cottonwood trees surround the picnic area in the distance. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com
Campground: Our campsite in the campground at Dead Horse Ranch State Park. There are tent sites as well as cabins to rent while staying at the park. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com
By GARY WARREN
Formerly of Los Alamos
Dead Horse Ranch State Park is just outside of Cottonwood, Ariz. on the Verde River.
One may wonder the origin of the name Dead Horse
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