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.
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.
Best place to photograph Sedona’s Cathedral Rock formation: Crescent Moon Picnic Site
If you want to experience the iconic views of Sedona’s Cathedral Rock formation, head to Crescent Moon Picnic Area.
These totally awesome hiking trails in Arizona don’t require a pass or permit
Check out a few of these trails and you’ll quickly see that you don’t need a permit to take a world-class hike in Arizona.
Best hiking trails for kids in Arizona
Kids like hikes that aren’t boring, but not too challenging either. These Arizona trails meet kid-friendly requirements.
Hike Hieroglyphic Trail #101 for an easy path to petroglyphs and waterfalls in the Superstition Mountains
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.
Fall color explodes on Oak Creek West Fork Trail in Sedona
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.