All posts in AZ Outdoor Adventures

February 17, 2017, 1 Comment

Tucked into the Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness in Arizona and Utah, are a series of amazing slot canyons that you have to see to believe. Paria Canyon is the most famous […]

Hiking Red Mountain

April 11, 2016, 3 Comments

Of all the magnificent and breathtaking geologic sites around Flagstaff, Arizona, Red Mountain may not be very well known, but is definitely one of th ...

Hassayampa River Preserve

January 17, 2016, 3 Comments

Azaiampa is a Native American word from the Hohokam people which means “water that is hidden.” The settlers in the area changed the word t ...

Monument Valley

January 4, 2016, 1 Comment

Perhaps one of the most recognized and iconic locations in all of the Southwest is Monument Valley. Dozens of movies and entertainment pieces have bee ...

  • Great Motorcycle Rides in Arizona
    October 29, 2015, Comments Off on Great Motorcycle Rides in Arizona

    For many, the best way to see Arizona is to cruise through it on a motorcycle … it’s pure freedom. Happily, Arizona cooperates with fantastic weather. When it’s hot in […]

  • Saguaro Lake Sighteseeing Crusies
    Cool Summer Hot Spots in Arizona
    July 4, 2015, Comments Off on Cool Summer Hot Spots in Arizona

    Looking for a place to cool off this summer? Arizona has dozens of lakes, rivers and water parks where you can take the plunge and drop your core temperature for […]

  • Picacho Peak State Park
    March 3, 2015, 1 Comment

    Picacho Peak is hard to miss, if not for its distinctive shape then for the fact that it is the only significant peak for miles around, rising like a cathedral […]

  • Lake Powell
    Lake Powell & Glen Canyon Recreation Area
    February 22, 2015, Comments Off on Lake Powell & Glen Canyon Recreation Area

    The sparkling blue waters of Lake Powell and Glen Canyon reflect the azure blue skies of the American Southwest, and provide a vivid contrast to the soaring red-rock cliffs that […]

  • Sunset Crater
    The Mogollon Rim
    February 7, 2015, Comments Off on The Mogollon Rim

    The Mogollon Rim runs through much of the northern and central part of Arizona. It is formed by the southern limit of the Colorado Plateau. The Colorado Plateau was uplifted […]

  • South Mountain Park
    December 3, 2014, Comments Off on South Mountain Park

    Located just south of the downtown area of Phoenix, South Mountain Park (17,000 acres) is one of the largest municipally operated parks in the country. There are 51 miles of […]

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