Arizona has some of the best outdoor adventures in the Country, including the Grand Canyon. Along with some trails that few journey on. Along with some amazing places to visit. Arizona can be a Hiker’s dream with places that have many people, to some that have very few. Most people don’t realize that some of the best hiking and backpacking opportunities are NOT in the Grand Canyon, but other Canyon’s that get little headlines. Here are some awesome hiking, backpacking, and camping adventures in Arizona, including a number of posts, to help you plan your trip to the Grand Canyon state.
BEST TIME TO HIKE IN ARIZONA
Of course Arizona can be hiked all year round. But why would you? Let’s avoid the crowds, Trust The Trail recommends hiking or camping in Arizona’s high desert in the Spring and Fall. Arizona can rise to the triple digits in the summer, and those months also happen to draw the largest crowds in areas like the Grand Canyon. National Forest Rangers recommend One Gallon of Water per Person per Day. That’s usually in the Spring and early Fall. Remember, Arizona does NOT get a lot of Rainfall, so water can be scarce in the Summer. Plan and Prepare!
Best Swimming Hole in Arizona – The Parson’s Spring Trail
The Dogie Trail (116)
GRAND CANYON – DEER CREEK THUNDER RIVER LOOP
Arizona’s Best Kept Secret: The Sycamore Wilderness Canyon
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