If you’re looking to experience Soldiers Pass in Sedona, and want to avoid the well-known hassles of accessing the Soldiers Pass Trailhead, consider starting at Jordan Road trailhead and hiking Cibola Pass and Jordan Trail to Devil’s Kitchen sinkhole.
Few trails in the Sedona area offer as much variety with spectacular views of the famous red rock formations as Fay Canyon Trail. And it’s only about a mile long.
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.
Barnhardt Trail near Payson, Arizona leads you into an awe-inspiring red rock canyon with seasonal waterfalls and creeks.
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.
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.
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.