In this post, I’ll tell you when, where and how to see the amazing Grand Falls aka Chocolate Falls of Arizona.
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.
It doesn’t rain a lot in Phoenix but when it does, sometimes it comes in massive volumes. That was the case in 2018 when Hurricane Rosa made landfall and dumped lots of rain on Arizona.
Arizona is reportedly home to more ancient dwellings and ruins sites than any other state in the U.S.. Thankfully many of them are preserved and protected on land managed by the National Parks Service. Others, like the Mindelff Cavates are preserved primarily due to their remote location.
MUST SEE: Amazing video of water gushing over Sycamore Falls, southeast of Williams, AZ after one of the heavy monsoon rain storms Arizona is famous for.
Having enough drinkable water can mean life or death when you’re exploring the hot, dry deserts of Arizona. The self-filtering Clearly Filtered canteen can you help you convert almost any water source into drinkable water.
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.
Did you know the same company that makes comfortable, lightweight gear to keep you warm and dry on ski slopes also makes great gear to keep you cool in the desert? I put Columbia gear to the test in triple digit heat on one of America’s most challenging hikes. Find out how it performed.
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.
In a southwestern state where perennial flowing water is rare, the Verde River stands in stark contrast to the arid lands through which it meanders.
Kaiser Spring Wash is a scenic, moderate hike that’s close enough to do as a day trip from the Phoenix area. Bonus: There’s a mineral-rich hot spring to soak in. Check out this full post for directions and tips to make the most of the experience.
Oatman, AZ has a burro problem. It started not long after the town’s gold mining operations were shut down by … More