Picacho Peak is well-known among ambitious hikers as a one of Arizona’s more challenging adventures.
Only in a place like Arizona does rock deserve its own category. We’ve got millions of years worth of rock to show you.
Arizona adventure writer shares insider tips to kayak Horseshoe Bend on the Colorado River between Glen Canyon Dam and Lee’s Ferry
Dreaming of kayaking the Colorado River through Horseshoe Bend? Here’s all you need to turn your dream into reality.
Chiricahua National Monument: Hard to say, easy to love
Pronouncing Chiricahua is hard; falling in love with this amazing national monument in southern Arizona is easy.
See why Watson Lake in Prescott, AZ is the best small lake in the country to paddle a kayak or stand-up paddleboard
Arizona Bucket List Adventure Guide author Paul Fiarkoski makes a compelling case for why Watson Lake near Prescott is the best small lake for paddling in the United States.
Look no further than Willow Springs Lake on Arizona’s Mogollon Rim for relief from the desert heat
Need a break from Arizona’s heat? Look no further than Willow Springs Lake, about 30 miles east of Payson on the Mogollon Rim.
Gaze into pine-studded canyons at the end of this long, flat hike from Willow Springs Trailhead
If you’re looking for a nice, long hike with beautiful scenery on the Mogollon Rim, set out on the trail from Willow Springs Trailhead near the Sinkhole Campground.
Petroglyphs and a waterfall among the many treasures you’ll discover on the short, easy hike to Keyhole Sink near Flagstaff
Keyhole Sink is a unique site near Flagstaff with petroglyphs and a seasonal waterfall that’s fairly easy to get to.
This mellow hike to Lost Ranch ruins in Phoenix South Mountain Park is just right
Not too easy; not too hard: At three miles in length, the relatively short and moderately-pitched trail to Lost Ranch is just right.
Walk in the footsteps of ancient Anasazi people at Rock Art Ranch near Winslow
Rock Art Ranch is a unique natural wonder about 20 miles southeast of Winslow. The highlight is a collection of some of the oldest petroglyph rock art discovered on Earth.
Best place to photograph Sedona’s Cathedral Rock formation: Crescent Moon Picnic Site
If you want to experience the iconic views of Sedona’s Cathedral Rock formation, head to Crescent Moon Picnic Area.
Hike the back way to Soldiers Pass in Sedona on Cibola Pass Trail from Jordan Trailhead
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.
It’s hard to beat Sedona’s Fay Canyon Trail for variety and views
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.