Hiking Arizona Guide Book

by Stewart Aitchison & Bruce Grubbs (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Arizona  by Stewart Aitchison & Bruce Grubbs

320pp/photos/maps/charts
ISBN: 0762712074

Here are 120 great day-hikes and long-distance treks located all across Arizona from the Grand Canyon to the Tucson area and from Rainbow Bridge to the Yuma area. This guide will introduce you to Arizona's many natural wonders. Each trip is fully detailed with a map, elevation chart, and route description.

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Trails from the "Hiking Arizona" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 120.
... Preview: This is a good trail to the west rim of Oak Creek Canyon in the Red Rock–Secret Mountain Wilderness. It offers the best views of Oak Creek Canyon from any of the rim trails. It is a good, maintained t ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Sedona, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: This hike follows the old Apache Railroad grade through the scenic high country of the White Mountains. The trail is open to hikers, horses, and bicycles but closed to motor vehicles. Follow the old r ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Show Low, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 19.1
... Preview: A delightful hike along one of Arizona’s best desert riparian areas. There is no established trail through Aravaipa Canyon; you simply follow the stream. Stream wading with numerous crossings (up to k ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Winkelman, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 11
... Preview: A hike through the alpine forest high on the Pinaleno Mountains, ending at a spectacular waterfall. The trails in the Pinaleno Mountains offer high, cool hikes, a welcome escape from the furnace-like ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Safford, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking,Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: A moderate but rewarding day hike to a lookout. The rocky unmaintained trail climbs fairly directly to the abandoned fire lookout at 6,249 feet. From there, you have wonderful views of the surrounding ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Nogales, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: This hike takes you up popular, scenic Peralta Canyon and returns cross-country via scenic Barks Canyon. Start the loop on the well-graded Peralta Trail, which heads northwest up Peralta Canyon, climb ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Apache Junction, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 5.2
... Preview: This is a hike on the north side of the San Francisco Peaks, in the Kachina Peaks Wilderness. It’s a cool hike on a hot summer day, and also great for aspen color during October. The view opens up as ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Flagstaff, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.4
... Preview: A fine backpack trip through two scenic canyons and along a portion of the Mogollon Rim in the Blue Range Primitive Area. The U.S. Forest Service, which led the way in protecting roadless areas admini ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Alpine, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 15.5
... Preview: This is a very easy hike into a red rock canyon in the Red Rock–Secret Mountain Wilderness. Two trails begin at this trailhead. The Dry Creek Trail goes north, and the Vultee Arch Trail goes east. S ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Sedona, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: An overnight backpack into the Bear Wallow Wilderness. The creek meanders and splashes its way through virgin oldgrowth forest of Douglas fir, spruce, and ponderosa pine. Along the trail grow wild str ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Alpine, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 15.2
... Preview: This is a popular summer hike along Wet Beaver Creek in the Wet Beaver Wilderness. The trail climbs to the Mogollon Rim for some good views. The trail stays along the north side of Wet Beaver Creek. S ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Sedona, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.6
... Preview: A hike in the Eagletail Mountains Wilderness through the Sonoran Desert. This trail is named after a well-known Phoenix outdoor writer and covers about 12 miles in all. A nice day hike is to walk in a ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Tonopah, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: An easy, very short but informative nature trail. The Bettys Kitchen area is named after a small cafe that once stood here. This short loop walk following an old access road through a woodland of tama ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Yuma, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.5
... Preview: This trail takes you through cool alpine forest to the summit of Bill Williams Mountain. It’s a fine choice for a hot summer day. The trail is not shown on the topographic map, but it’s a good trail a ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Williams, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.8
... Preview: A three- to five-day hike on historic trails in Grand Canyon National Park. There is always water in Hermit Creek, and there’s designated camping at the Park Service campsite. The trail down Hermit Ca ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Tusayan, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 19.7
... Preview: A trail and cross-country hike to the top of the highest of the Four Peaks, and the highest in the southern Mazatzal Mountains. Although the craggy peak looks impressive, it’s actually easy to climb a ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Mesa, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: A hike to a rocky summit with panoramic views of the northern Chiricahua Mountains. Buena Vista is Spanish for “good view,” and that’s certainly true of this 8,700-foot peak at the north end of the Ch ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Willcox, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: A rugged hike on less-used trails through beautiful alpine forest with excellent views of the Kendrick Peak Wilderness. This is a strenuous hike on steep trails with no water. Hikers planning an overn ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Flagstaff, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 10.6
... Preview: A hike in the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Wilderness Area. The maintained trail leaves the picnic area and climbs about 1.75 miles and a thousand feet to a ridge overlooking Bull Pasture, a sc ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Ajo, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: A hike on the cool, northeast slopes of Mount Bigelow, in the Santa Catalina Mountains. The north-facing slopes along the Butterfly Trail are mostly covered with a lush green pine–fir forest. As the ... From the guidebook "Hiking Arizona"
Tucson, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.2