Wave Cave is one of the most photographed natural wonders in Arizona. Find out how to take your own wave cave pictures, get trailhead directions and a permit.
In recent years, the Pima Canyon parking area and trailhead in South Mountain Park has become quite popular with hikers … More
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.
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.
Having enough drinkable water can mean life or death when you’re exploring the hot, dry deserts of Arizona. The self-filtering Clearly Filtered canteen can you help you convert almost any water source into drinkable water.
Named for a sizable gap between two large sections of red rock this part of Arizona is famous for, “The Crack” is a magnificent visual display.
We had many memorable experiences on our Grand Canyon rim to rim hike. Three in particular fit nicely into the categories good, bad and ugly. See what they are…
Did you know the same company that makes comfortable, lightweight gear to keep you warm and dry on ski slopes also makes great gear to keep you cool in the desert? I put Columbia gear to the test in triple digit heat on one of America’s most challenging hikes. Find out how it performed.
On the third weekend of May 2018, two men completed their quests to hike the entire 800-mile Arizona National Scenic Trail (AZT). Each started at different times and in different places. They finished in different spots too.
No experience embodies the spirit of the American Southwest better than visiting a cliff dwelling formerly inhabit by native people. Few are as easily accessible or well preserved as the two at beautiful Tonto National Monument near Roosevelt, AZ.
At the World’s Smallest Museum in Superior, AZ you can view the world’s largest Apache Tear stone from one of the world’s largest copper mines.
Boyce Thompson Arboretum near Superior, AZ is a unique state park established with the mission of helping visitors discover the intricate beauty of desert plants from around the world.