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    Piestewa Peak Park

    Piestewa Peak, at 2,610 feet is the second highest point in the Phoenix Mountains, after Camelback Mountain. It is located in the Phoenix Mountain Preserve. On clear days you can get a great 360 degree view of the valley, especially central phx all the way to Glendale Stadium. The trail is fairly developed and easy […]

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    Papago Park

    Papago Park is a great spot for running, hiking, and biking. Once you are at the top of the Papago Buttes you have a great 360 degree view of the entire city. From the top you can view the Phoenix Zoo, Spring training facilites, ASU, South Mountain, Skyharbor Airport, Downtown Phoenix, and Camelback Mountain. The park […]

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    Bell Rock

    Bell Rock is located just before you hit Sedona off St Rt 179. There are two entrances to the park.The second entrance is closer to the base and will cut a mile off your hike to get to the base. Red Rock passes are now sold in vending machines near the park facilities. You can take […]

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    Lost Dutchman Park - Siphon Draw

    Lost Dutchman State Park is located near the Superstition Mountains in central Arizona, named after the Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine, a famous gold mine legendary among the tales of the Old West. If mountains like Camelback and Piestewa peak just aren’t challenging anymore, you may want to try Siphon Draw Trail to Flatiron Peak. Bring plenty […]

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    Fossil Creek

    The hike in and back is 8.5 miles, at a decent walking pace it takes about 2 hours in and two hours back. On the way down to the falls and caves you will find a natural spring where you can replenish your water supply. The waterfalls and crystal blue lagoons are breathtaking. If you are adventurous you can […]

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    Ahwatukee Foothills-Telegraph pass

    This trail is located on one of the most visible mountains in Phoenix, Ahwatukee Foothills Trail is nestled on the south side of South Mtn(Its the one with all the blinking red lights).  You can take the Foothills trail to the South Mtn Rd pass or go all the way to telegraphg pass. This is a nice and easy hike although […]

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    Tonto Natural Bridge

    Tucked away in a tiny valley surrounded by a forest of pine trees, Tonto Natural Bridge State Park which is located off State Route 87, just 10 miles north of Payson.. It is believed to be the largest natural travertine bridge in the world. The bridge stands 183 feet high over a 400-foot long tunnel […]

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    Grand Canyon

    The Grand Canyon is 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide and attains a depth of over a mile.   Nearly two billion years of Earth’s geological history have been exposed as the Colorado River and its tributaries cut their channels through layer after layer of rock while the Colorado Plateau was uplifted. How does […]

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    Havasupai Falls

    Havasu Falls is located 1½ miles from Supai. It is the more famous and most visited of the various falls along Havasu Creek. It consists of one main chute that drops over a 90-foot (27 m) to 100-foot (30 m) vertical cliff into a large pool. Due to the high mineral content of the water, […]

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    Red Rock Crossing/Crescent Moon Picnic Area

    Red Rock Crossing is a symbol of the American Southwest and the most photographed spot in Arizona. It is a favorite place for artists and art classes to visit and paint. It has been featured in more than 60 classic Hollywood films and is displayed on hundreds of postcards, posters, calendars and billboards. Access: Drive […]