State Land Department

Mining company Freeport-McMoRan has purchased 16,000 acres in western Yavapai County to be used for storing rock and tailings from its nearby open-pit mine.

Arizona State Land Department

Public land advocates say Arizona has the third highest total of state trust land that is inaccessible because it is surrounded by private property.

A developer has successfully bid $7.2 million for about 23 acres of State Trust Land in Phoenix.