Tucked into a small valley of South Mountain Park on the opposite side of Phoenix proper is a little known ruins site that has generated all sorts of urban myths. I think I uncovered the truth.
If you’re looking for ways to introduce your kids to hiking, it’s important to start them on trails that appeal to them. Thankfully, numerous trails around Arizona meet these kid-friendly requirements.
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The first annual AZT thru-hiker survey results are finally in! A huge thanks to everyone who…
Two of the most exciting things to find when you’re out hiking the trails of Arizona are rock art (aka petroglyphs) and waterfalls. If you set out on Hieroglyphic Trail at the foot of the Superstition Mountains at the right time of year, you’ll likely find both.
Balanced Rock, like many things in the Arizona desert, defies logic. And that’s part of the allure.
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.
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.
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…