- Growler Valley
The Growler Valley is a valley of south-central Arizona west of Ajo, Arizona.
Growler Valley is 65-mile (21-km) convert|65|mi|km|0 long valley paralleling the
Growler Mountainson the east-(attached to the Little Ajo Mountains), and the Granite Mountains on the west.
Growler Washtransits the valley northwesterly, and turns west to meet the San Cristobal Washat the north end of the Granite Mountains. The Growler Valley is the southeast portion of the "San Cristobal Wash Watershed" and drains from the north perimeter of the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Drainages south flow into northern Sonora, Mexico. The northwesterly-flowing San Cristobal drainage disappears into the ground before reaching the Gila RiverValley.
Access to Growler Valley
The closest access points to the Growler are by dirt road from Ajo, Arizona on State Route 85. Central areas of the valley are by dirt road through the central Growler Mountains west of Ajo, about convert|30|mi|km|0; the south of the valley and the north of the National Monument are convert|25|mi|km|0 southwest. The north of the valley is accessed from State Route 85 through the
Childs Valleyat about convert|45|mi|km|0.
* [http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/huc.cfm?huc_code=15070203 San Cristobal Wash Watershed Map] - Growler valley is in the southeast, 1/3 of the watershed.
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