Hedgehog cactus, (genus Echinocereus), genus of about 60 species of cacti (family Cactaceae), native from central Mexico to the western United States. The common name hedgehog refers to the spiny fruit, which is edible in many species.
This and so many more spectacular views await anyone who ventures out on the Pinnacle Peak hiking trail.
Arizona is reportedly home to more ancient dwellings and ruins sites than any other state in the U.S.. Thankfully many of them are preserved and protected on land managed by the National Parks Service. Others, like the Mindelff Cavates are preserved primarily due to their remote location.
You don’t have to go to the Grand Canyon to experience the natural beauty of Arizona. There are plenty of wonders to see right in the city of Phoenix. Check out this interactive guide.
Robert Dalegowski loved Arizona – especially the Grand Canyon. It showed in the artwork to which he devoted so much of his life.
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.
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.
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.