Since Trail #8 in Phoenix Mountains Preserves goes right by a deposit of quartz the size of a VW Bus near the top of a ridge, it has earned the nickname Quartz Ridge Trail.
Airport Mesa Loop Trail is relatively short hike with easy access to spectacular views of some of Sedona’s most notable rock formations.
When the main Soldiers Pass trailhead parking lot is full or closed, Teacup Trail is a secret path to access one of Sedona’s most popular trails.
Barnhardt Trail near Payson, Arizona leads you into an awe-inspiring red rock canyon with seasonal waterfalls and creeks.
Much of the Grand Canyon State is desert landscape, so chasing waterfalls requires a little work, or good timing. Here are some of Arizona’s favorite waterfalls.
If you want to see the spectacular Massacre Grounds waterfalls in Arizona’s Superstition Mountains you’ll need to time your visit well. Water only flows for a short time after rain or snow showers.
Cathedral Rock Trail in Sedona isn’t long, but it’s steep. It’s a challenge getting to the top of the trail, and the views are so worth it.
Arizona Bucket List Adventure Guide Journal author Paul Fiarkoski joined Kristen Keogh on the Here With Her podcast to discuss his book. Paul talks about a big move that inspired the book and shares five underrated experiences from the fifty must-see natural wonders highlighted in his book.
New and upgraded amenities at Piestewa Peak Trailhead in Phoenix include expanded parking, new drinking fountains, restrooms and ramadas.
The Keet Seel Canyon hike experience ranks among the best in Arizona. Best of all, permits are easy to get and there is no charge for the hike, camping or ruins tour.
Unlike some of the more popular natural wonders in the Page, AZ area, Hanging Garden is a spectacular short trail that’s easy to access, with no fee.
If you decide to go for a hike on the Arizona National Scenic Trail, it’s wise to get tips from somebody who knows it well. Sirena Rana Dufault does and she has a few insights for the rest of us.