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.
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.
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.
It doesn’t rain a lot in Phoenix but when it does, sometimes it comes in massive volumes. That was the case in 2018 when Hurricane Rosa made landfall and dumped lots of rain on Arizona.
It doesn’t always rain in the Arizona desert but when it does, plants and animals really love it.
There are plenty of spectacular boating lakes dotted around Arizona. Bonus: given the state’s relatively warm climate, the lakes never freeze over. Here’s a great guide to Arizona’s most scenic lakes.
MUST SEE: Amazing video of water gushing over Sycamore Falls, southeast of Williams, AZ after one of the heavy monsoon rain storms Arizona is famous for.
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.
Ribbon Falls should be near the top of a list of things to see for anyone planning a hike on the North Kaibab trail in Grand Canyon National Park.
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…
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.