Arizona Bucket List Adventure Guide author Paul Fiarkoski makes a compelling case for why Watson Lake near Prescott is the best small lake for paddling in the United States.
Humble creosote bush produces a fragrant aroma when it rains in Arizona’s Valley of the Sun
The humble creosote bush is the plant responsible for the desert rain aroma that some fragrance makers try to replicate.
Rare view from Upper Cliff Dwellings at Tonto National Monument
Upper Cliff Dwelling access requires advance reservations for a tour led by National Parks Service personnel.
This short and easy trail to Willow Springs Lake gets more scenic the further you hike
If you’re looking for a relatively short hike with beautiful scenery on the Mogollon Rim, take a stroll on the trail to Willow Springs Lake from the Horse Trap Trailhead near Forest Lakes.
Good luck finding a more scenic, fully accessible trail than Rim Lakes Vista Overlook on Arizona’s Mogollon Rim
If physical limitations make hiking rugged terrain impossible for you or someone you know, Rim Lakes Vista Trail is a great place to enjoy the boundless beauty of the Mogollon Rim.
Gaze into pine-studded canyons at the end of this long, flat hike from Willow Springs Trailhead
If you’re looking for a nice, long hike with beautiful scenery on the Mogollon Rim, set out on the trail from Willow Springs Trailhead near the Sinkhole Campground.
Petroglyphs and a waterfall among the many treasures you’ll discover on the short, easy hike to Keyhole Sink near Flagstaff
Keyhole Sink is a unique site near Flagstaff with petroglyphs and a seasonal waterfall that’s fairly easy to get to.
Phoenix author’s Arizona Bucket List Adventure Guide climbs to #1 spot on Kindle
Arizona Bucket List, available in ebook hard cover, and paperback formats on Amazon, features 50 must-see natural wonders in the Grand Canyon State.
See how volcanic activity created Sunset Crater and other mountains in northern Arizona
The mountainous, northern Arizona landscape was created by volcanoes. At Sunset Crater National Monument, you can see one up close.
Arizona Bucket List Adventure Guide & Journal takes you to 50 must-see natural wonders in the Grand Canyon state
Great book for any Arizona explorer. Get tips on travel, planning and permits for the most amazing places to explore in Arizona.
This mellow hike to Lost Ranch ruins in Phoenix South Mountain Park is just right
Not too easy; not too hard: At three miles in length, the relatively short and moderately-pitched trail to Lost Ranch is just right.
In a year of letdowns, Global Peace Warrior Ken Koshio lifted spirits atop Piestewa Peak with his inspiring music
In 2020, early morning hikers on Piestewa Peak received a spiritual boost by the inspiring sounds of taiko-style drummer Ken Koshio.