Central Hiking

Hidden Valley Trail

South Mountain Park, Phoenix The mystique of the Old West leads to a lot of urban legends, including the myth that South Mountain Park is the…
Central Hiking

Bear Sign Trail

Coconino National Forest, Sedona Bear Canyon, Bear Creek, Bear Wallow ... there are many places in Arizona that have the noun “bear” in their names…
Central Hiking

West Fork Oak Creek Trail

Coconino National Forest, Sedona If you’re looking for isolation, this hike won’t deliver. On weekends and holidays, especially in the spring and…
Central Hiking

Black Canyon Trail

Prescott National Forest, Cottonwood It isn’t easy to hike from one life zone to another. But that’s the allure of this strenuous trail. In the…
Southern Hiking

Canelo Hills West Trail

Arizona Trail, Coronado National Forest In Arizona, there are trails that climb to the tundra, there are trails that drop a mile into the earth, and…
Northern Hiking

Bill Williams Trail

Kaibab National Forest, Williams Bill Williams was a mountain man, an intrepid explorer cut from the same cloth as Jim Bridger, John Colter and…
Northern Hiking

San Francisco Peaks Trail

Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff “Few are altogether deaf to the preaching of pine trees. Their sermons on the mountains go to our hearts; and if…
Northern Hiking

South Kaibab Trail

South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park  The South Kaibab, which was built in 1924-25 as an alternative to Ralph Cameron’s Bright Angel Toll Road, has…