New and upgraded amenities at Piestewa Peak Trailhead in Phoenix include expanded parking, new drinking fountains, restrooms and ramadas.
Blue Ridge Reservoir: Tips for a kayaking and camping adventure you’ll never forget
The ultra scenic Blue Ridge Reservoir located on Arizona’s Mogollon Rim could easily be mistaken for a lake in Oregon or Northern California. Get tips for kayaking and camping in this spectacular place.
Piestewa Peak a fitting memorial for one of Arizona’s bravest daughters: Lori Piestewa
Piestewa Peak, the second tallest in Phoenix, rises high above the city and serves as a lasting memorial to Lori Ann Piestewa – the first American Indian woman to lose her life in a war on foreign soil.
These totally awesome hiking trails in Arizona don’t require a pass or permit
Check out a few of these trails and you’ll quickly see that you don’t need a permit to take a world-class hike in Arizona.
Arizona Snowbowl Ski Area celebrates longest season in history
Higher than average snowfall in Fall, Winter and Spring helped make the 2018-19 ski season the longest ever for Arizona Snowbowl.
A look back at Arizona’s epic winter storm of 2019
Arizona was already on track for an above average winter in the precipitation department. Then a massive storm swept in on Wednesday, February 20. It hovered over the state for nearly three days, dumping record amounts of rain and snowfall.
Hike Hieroglyphic Trail #101 for an easy path to petroglyphs and waterfalls in the Superstition Mountains
Two of the most exciting things to find when you’re on the trails of Arizona are rock art (aka petroglyphs) and waterfalls. If you hike Hieroglyphic Trail in the Superstition Mountains at the right time of year, you’ll likely find both.
Stunning beauty exists deep in the shallow coves of Canyon Lake
Canyon Lake is one of Arizona’s beautiful gems. If you want to gain a true appreciation for this spectacular oasis on the edge of the desert, you have to paddle back into the shallow coves.
South Mountain Park Pima Canyon Trailhead extreme makeover expands access, improves experience
In recent years, the Pima Canyon parking area and trailhead in South Mountain Park has become quite popular with hikers … More
Best short hike in Phoenix: Mormon Trail to Hidden Valley and Fat Man’s Pass in South Mountain Park
If you’re in Phoenix for just a short time and need a quick fix of nature on one of the city’s legendary trails, the Mormon Trail to Hidden Valley hike may be just the thing for you.
The secret to chasing waterfalls on Camelback Mountain in Phoenix
Camelback Mountain is one of the most recognizable mountains in Arizona. What’s rarely seen are the post-storm waterfalls that run off of rocky crags on the west end of the mountain when it rains hard.
Petroglyph rock art in South Mountain Park provides evidence of ancestral Hohokam life
South Mountain Park in Phoenix is home to thousands of petroglyphs left behind primarily by people of the Hohokam culture. Discover where you can see them in this post.