Nature

Everything seemingly slows down during summer in Arizona, but super slow is the baseline speed for desert tortoises. In Arizona, you’ll find two...

LAURENCE PARENT “My daughter, a friend and I visited this Tonto National Forest ruin in late October, hoping for fall color in the maples....

Shrouded by layers of fog and clouds, the San Francisco Peaks greet the day’s first light. The Peaks, the remains of an eroded stratovolcano, are...

From time to time, the people of Phoenix realize they’re living in an aquaculture empire. Flocks of blackbirds wheel over canals that lace the city,...

JK: You teach a lot of workshops, and you surely get asked about which cameras to buy. What’s your advice? BDT: It really depends on what you’re...
Scenic Drives

Arizona has its share of deceptively named roads. The Senator Highway — which in places barely qualifies as a road, let alone a highway — is one of...
Hiking

“Ramsey chokes on quiet,” Charles Bowden wrote in the November 1982 issue of Arizona Highways. “A blue-throated lizard scoots up a tree. The snap of...