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Pleasant Valley (Young, AZ) Backcountry Fly-In

Friday, May 25, 2018
Sunday, May 27, 2018


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Location - 24AZ Pleasant Valley Airstrip (Young, AZ)


Join fellow pilots and their families in the cool pines of Young Arizona on Memorial Day weekend (24AZ), AKA Pleasant Valley. The airstrip is 3400' graded dirt, and accommodates most GA aircraft. Young and Pleasant Valley provide very special and beautiful surroundings. The locals help provide  ground transportation to and from town for the many activities available in Historic Young, meals and hotel stays. 

For transportation to Young from the airstrip, call Vern and Kathy (928-462-3510)

As always, please check weather for your trip, and make the your decision to fly on your skill level, equipment, and conditions along the route and destination. Spring winds can be hazardous in the backcountry!

Weekend Schedule:

  • Friday 3:00 to 7:00 PM Bruzzi Vineyard, Pizza and/or Wine Tasting
  • Saturday & Sunday: Purple Sage Farm and Country Store opens 8:00 AM   
  • Saturday: Historical Society and Museum open 10:00 to 7:00
  • Thrift Store (The Mall) opens 12:00 Noon to 5:00
  • Saturday evening option: Dining with History - Honoring Veterans 5:00-7:00PM, Presentations and Dinner to follow $25/pp
  • Saturday evening Dining option: Enjoy an incredible meal at Antler's Restaurant!
  • Saturday 4:00 to 7:00PM Bruzzi Vineyard Pizza and/or Wine Tasting
  • Monday 8:00 AM: Memorial Day Flag raising ceremony and breakfast.  Begins at Young Cemetery.


Local Hotels: (Or camp at the airstrip!)

Pleasant Valley Inn with fireplaces, WiFi, refrigerators, and all the comforts of home. Call Marla at (928) 462-3593 early to reserve a room! Transportation to and from the hotel will be available.

Cherry Creek Lodge Cabins just south of town, Call: Holly 928-462-4027

Dead Broke Inn Call: Karla 928-462-4022

Valley View Cabins Call: Darleen Harris 928-462-3422

Grandpa’s Cabin:  Call Tom or Joanne 928-462-3253


Bruzzi Vineyard:

The Forest Service has issued a level two fire warning so there willl be no open fires, charcoal fires or smoking. 



Click Here for the Pilot Safety Pamphlet

 Additional Activties!

dining with history honoring veterans










Location - 24AZ Pleasant Valley Airstrip (Young, AZ)