100 Classic Hikes Arizona Guide Book

by Scott S. Warren (The Mountaineers Books)
100 Classic Hikes Arizona  by Scott S. Warren

254pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 9781594859076

Few, if any, states can match the variety of backcountry terrain that Arizona has to offer. From arid deserts and lush riverside thickets to tall stands of conifer and alpine tundra, Arizona has it all. For the hiker and backpacker, this diversity, combined with the many trails that have been established in Arizona’s outback over many years, translates into a vast and interesting array of backcountry excursions from which to choose.

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Trails from the "100 Classic Hikes Arizona" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 100.
... Preview: Exploring the north slope of the San Francisco Peaks, the Abineau and Bear Jaw Trails combine to form a great loop hike that reveals nice subalpine forests and some great views. After climbing for ne ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Flagstaff, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.8
... Preview: From Sedona drive about 1 mile west on Arizona Highway 89A to Airport Road. Turn south and drive 0.5 mile to the trailhead on the left side of the road. Parking is limited. Circumnavigating its names ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Sedona, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.3
... Preview: Topped by 10,720-foot Mount Graham, the Pinaleno Mountains are the highest of southeastern Arizona’s sky islands. Surrounded by arid basins, this mountain range rises decisively near the town of Saffo ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Safford, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 10.2
... Preview: Arizona’s western deserts comprise some of North America’s most arid and desolate topography. Yet, interspersed with several incredibly rugged mountain ranges, it is a land of grand vistas and a hand ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Kingman, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.4
... Preview: This pleasurable walk through a variety of mountain terrain is quite popular among local hikers. Unfortunately, the 85,000-acre Aspen Fire swept across much of this portion of the Santa Catalina Mount ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Tucson, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.7
... Preview: In 2000 President Bill Clinton established the 70,900-acre Agua Fria National Monument. Named for the Agua Fria River, which cuts through the monument lengthwise, this parcel of BLM land embraces both ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Phoenix, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Named for the many bear wallows that settlers found here in the late 1800s, the Bear Wallow Wilderness encompasses a montane drainage system, complete with a productive trout stream and virgin stands ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Alpine, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 15.2
... Preview: Forming a rugged and scenic line of crags, buttes, and mountains in the desert west of Phoenix, the Eagletail Mountains offer intrepid hikers a wonderful opportunity to explore some desolate yet inter ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Phoenix, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Arizona’s share of the Colorado Plateau, highlighted by one of America’s premier national parks (Grand Canyon National Park), is a wonderland of colorful canyons, plateaus, and mesas. The Grand Canyon ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Williams, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: The 80-mile-long Black Canyon National Recreation Trail runs north to south from the vicinity of Spring Valley to the Carefree Highway. As a recreation trail it is a relatively new phenomenon as cons ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Black Canyon City, AZ - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Nestled among the high summits of the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson, Madera Canyon is one of the premier bird-watching areas in the country. In all, more than 200 species of birds have been spo ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Green Valley, AZ - Birding,Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: Following a portion of the Bonanza Bill Trail and then the entire length of the Tige Rim Trail, this loop hike explores some of the more remote reaches of the Blue Range. Along the way a number of ?ne ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Alpine, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Located within minutes of Sedona, Boynton Canyon is a popular hike for locals and visitors alike. Entering a highly scenic canyon boxed in by large red rock buttes and cliffs, this trail accesses some ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Sedona, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: Even when only a small amount of water is flowing, Bridal Wreath Falls makes for a nice destination in the foothills of the Rincon Mountains. If the flow is dried up, this hike neverthel ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Tucson, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.4
... Preview: In addition to offering the most convenient access to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, the Bright Angel Trail is also one of the most popular hiking routes in the park. Wide enough to allow safe pass ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Grand Canyon, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 19.2
... Preview: Administered by Pima County, Tucson Mountain Park serves as a 20,000-acre extension of Saguaro National Park West, or perhaps it is the other way around since the county park was established in 1928, ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Tucson, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: Rising abruptly to 7657 feet from desert elevations of less than 2000 feet, the Four Peaks comprise a well-known landmark throughout central Arizona. Forming the southern end of the Mazatzal Mountains ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Mesa, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Situated along a remote stretch of the Arizona- Mexico border, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument encompasses a vast parcel of pristine desert country. Included among the twenty-eight species of cact ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Ajo, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.7
... Preview: The Butcher Jones Trail was designed in part to allow land access to some shoreline spots for anglers. For hikers this trail provides some great vistas of Saguaro Lake and the surrounding desert t ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Mesa, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: With 35 miles of trails, the Cave Creek trail system offers a variety of hiking terrain a short distance from Phoenix. A nice loop hike here follows perennial Cave Creek for a few miles downstream fro ... From the guidebook "100 Classic Hikes Arizona"
Carefree, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.2