Every day, hundreds of people hike one of the most popular trails in Grand Canyon National Park and don’t even see the signs of prehistoric life left behind on a trailside rock.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This and so many more spectacular views await anyone who ventures out on the Pinnacle Peak hiking trail.
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.
Named for a sizable gap between two large sections of red rock this part of Arizona is famous for, “The Crack” is a magnificent visual display.
Boyce Thompson Arboretum near Superior, AZ is a unique state park established with the mission of helping visitors discover the intricate beauty of desert plants from around the world.
On the northwest side of the head section of Camelback Mountain, there is an interesting rock formation that people have … More