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.
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.
A stroll up Oak Creek’s west fork offers one of the best hiking experiences in Sedona – an area already known as a hiker’s paradise. Steep canyon walls and shade trees make this a perfect trail if you’re looking to avoid the heat of the Arizona sun.
We’re calling this one pop fly cactus. What would you call it? Thanks to Jenny Cosby of Queen Creek, AZ … More
With over 16,000 acres to explore in Phoenix’s South Mountain Park, it’s easy to miss a few things when you … More
Just south of downtown Phoenix rests South Mountain Park – the largest city-run park in America. With access points in … More
Considered the crown jewel of the Grand Canyon by many adventure seekers, Havasu Falls may be the most misidentified landmark in Arizona.
Towering as high as 25 feet at maturity, the Ocotillo (oko-tea-yo) remains dormant much of the year as a skeletal … More
East of Mesa, AZ sits the Superstition Mountains. Legends abound of gold stashes such as the “Lost Dutchman” mine.
Less legendary, but equally impressive, are the flowers that put on a show each Spring. Check out this post for pictures of beautiful flowers seen along Siphon Draw Trail and tips for viewing them on your own.
Updated March 10, 2018 Hovering high above the eastern edge of Arizona’s Valley of the Sun is a natural monument … More
In September 2014, the Phoenix area experienced a rain event that spawned what some meteorologists referred to as a “hundred-year flood.” It … More
Visitors to Arizona often ask what that beautiful plant is with the bright pink flowers. It’s bougainvillea, pronounced bo-gun-via. Once … More