Piestewa Peak, the second tallest in Phoenix, rises high above the city and serves as a lasting memorial to Lori Ann Piestewa – the first American Indian woman to lose her life in a war on foreign soil.
Higher than average snowfall in Fall, Winter and Spring helped make the 2018-19 ski season the longest ever for Arizona Snowbowl.
Arizona was already on track for an above average winter in the precipitation department. Then a massive storm swept in on Wednesday, February 20. It hovered over the state for nearly three days, dumping record amounts of rain and snowfall.
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.
Canyon Lake is one of Arizona’s beautiful gems. If you want to gain a true appreciation for this spectacular oasis on the edge of the desert, you have to paddle back into the shallow coves.
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.
Camelback Mountain is one of the most recognizable mountains in Arizona. What’s rarely seen are the post-storm waterfalls that run off of rocky crags on the west end of the mountain when it rains hard.
The valleys surrounding the South Mountains were home to ancient people who pecked geometric images into stone outcrops and boulders at least 600 years ago.
It doesn’t always rain in the Arizona desert but when it does, plants and animals really love it.
You don’t have to go to the Grand Canyon to experience the natural beauty of Arizona. There are plenty of wonders to see right in the city of Phoenix. Check out this interactive guide.
Set in the rugged desert landscape of the Superstition Mountains, Weavers Needle is an erosional remnant column of rock that forms a distinctive peak visible for many miles around.