Weavers Needle rock formation rises above surrounding landscape

Legend says shadow of Weavers Needle points way to gold in Superstition Mountains

Set in the rugged desert landscape of the Superstition Mountains,  Weavers Needle is an erosional remnant column of rock that forms a distinctive peak visible for many miles around.

Stroll through a desert wonderland at Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Boyce Thompson Arboretum, tucked into the foothills of Picketpost Mountain near Superior, AZ is a state park like no other. It’s home to hundreds of species of desert loving plants from around Arizona and other parts of the world.

"Old Bones II" painting represents the "Boulders" area in Cave Creek, AZ.

Phoenix artist brings Arizona wonders to life in her studio

Phoenix artist Marsha LAZAR Klinger loves to recreate the Arizona landscapes in her studio with pencils and paint and. The results are beautiful. Get to know Marsha and see her award winning works.

close up shot of praying monk rock formation

Where to see the Praying Monk of Camelback Mountain in Phoenix

On the northwest side of the head section of Camelback Mountain, there is an interesting rock formation that people have dubbed “Praying Monk.” Once you see it, you’ll know why.

mules resting on South Kaibab trail in the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon mules rest along South Kaibab trail

A cross between a burro and a horse, the sure-footed mule is perfectly suited for navigating the long, steep trails … More

Image of large cylindrical rock feature in center with water wrapping around it

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Arizona is full of exciting adventures. Ready to begin exploring? Scroll down and click around for tips on the most spectacular experiences in the Grand Canyon State.