Arizona State Parks Trails

To find trails in Arizona state parks for activities such as hiking and biking, select a region or trail below.

Picacho Peak State Park Campground :: Tucson, AZ

Whenever we drive between Phoenix and Tucson, we always watch for the distinctive shape of Picacho Peak dancing in the distance, marking a rough halfway point. Standing 1,500 feet above the rest of the landscape, this 22-million-year-old lava spike h

Lyman Lake State Park Campground :: Springerville, AZ

North of the White Mountains, the land turns to high desert plains: rolling, grassy hills and nothing for miles but dotted dark shapes resolving into junipers or cows as you approach. A rise or dip in the road may suddenly reveal a rugged wash or out

Lost Dutchman State Park Campground :: Phoenix, AZ

Legend has it that Jacob “The Dutchman ” Waltz found gold while prospecting in the rugged Superstition Mountains. On his deathbed he revealed the location of his mine to two close friends, but they were unable to find it. Thousands have since gone

Bellota Trail Loop :: Oracle State Park, AZ

Bellota Trail Loop is a hiking trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Oracle State Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 4,320 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 384 feet. Near the trailhead

Firebreak Road :: Oracle State Park, AZ

Firebreak Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Oracle State Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 4,212 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 174 feet.

Windmill Loop Trail :: Oracle State Park, AZ

Windmill Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Oracle State Park. It is three miles long and begins at 3,987 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 975 feet. Near the end of

Nature Trail Loop :: Oracle State Park, AZ

Nature Trail Loop is a hiking trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Oracle State Park. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 4,366 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 474 feet. Near the trailhead

Kanally Wash Trail :: Oracle State Park, AZ

Kanally Wash Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Oracle State Park. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 3,992 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 236 feet.

Wildlife Corridor Trail :: Oracle State Park, AZ

Wildlife Corridor Trail is a hiking trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Oracle State Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 4,295 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 517 feet.

Manzanita Trail :: Oracle State Park, AZ

Manzanita Trail is a hiking trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Oracle State Park. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 4,404 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 559 feet.

Cottonwood Wash Trail :: Oracle State Park, AZ

Cottonwood Wash Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Oracle State Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 4,202 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 301 fe

Gasline Road :: Oracle State Park, AZ

Gasline Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Oracle State Park. It is 2.5 miles long and begins at 4,335 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 820 feet.

Mariposa Trail :: Oracle State Park, AZ

Mariposa Trail is a hiking trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Oracle State Park. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 4,333 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 569 feet. Near the trailhead the

Arizona Trail :: Oracle State Park, AZ

Arizona Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Coronado National Forest and Oracle State Park. It is 9.7 miles long and begins at 4,073 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 15.2 miles with a total el

Cherry Wash Trail :: Oracle State Park, AZ

Cherry Wash Trail is a hiking trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Oracle State Park. It is a mile long and begins at 4,061 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 262 feet. Along the trail there

Granite Overlook Loop :: Oracle State Park, AZ

Granite Overlook Loop is a hiking trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Oracle State Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 4,346 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 773 feet. Near the trailh

Powerline Trail :: Oracle State Park, AZ

Powerline Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Oracle State Park. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 4,283 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 592 feet. Ne

Birding Trail :: Catalina State Park, AZ

Birding Trail is a hiking trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Catalina State Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 2,723 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 124 feet.

Romero Canyon Trail :: Catalina State Park, AZ

Romero Canyon Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Catalina State Park and Pusch Ridge Wilderness Area. It is 6.0 miles long and begins at 6,086 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 12.3 miles with a total e

Canyon Loop :: Catalina State Park, AZ

Canyon Loop is a hiking and biking trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Catalina State Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 2,714 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 458 feet. Near the trai

50-Year Trail :: Catalina State Park, AZ

50-Year Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Catalina State Park. It is 2.5 miles long and begins at 3,104 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 538 feet.

Bridle Trail :: Catalina State Park, AZ

Bridle Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Catalina State Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 2,738 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 265 feet. Near the tra

Romero Ruin Trail :: Catalina State Park, AZ

Romero Ruin Trail is a hiking trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Catalina State Park. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 2,730 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 132 feet.

Nature Trail :: Catalina State Park, AZ

Nature Trail is a hiking trail in Pima County, Arizona. It is within Catalina State Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 2,747 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 163 feet.

Calloway Trail :: Picacho Peak State Park, AZ

Calloway Trail is a hiking trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Picacho Peak State Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 2,009 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 337 feet.

Hunter Trail :: Picacho Peak State Park, AZ

Hunter Trail is a hiking trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Picacho Peak State Park. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 1,987 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,397 feet. The trail ends n

Sunset Trail :: Picacho Peak State Park, AZ

Sunset Trail is a hiking trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Picacho Peak State Park. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 1,875 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,570 feet. Near the trailhe

Children's Cave Trail :: Picacho Peak State Park, AZ

Children's Cave Trail is a hiking trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Picacho Peak State Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 1,917 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 98 feet. Along the

Nature Trail :: Picacho Peak State Park, AZ

Nature Trail is a hiking trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Picacho Peak State Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 1,902 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 108 feet. Near the trailhead

Road A :: Kartchner Caverns State Park, AZ

Road A is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cochise County, Arizona. It is within Coronado National Forest and Kartchner Caverns State Park. It is 3.4 miles long and begins at 4,680 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.9 miles with a tot

Mountain Viewpoint Trail :: Kartchner Caverns State Park, AZ

Mountain Viewpoint Trail is a hiking trail in Cochise County, Arizona. It is within Kartchner Caverns State Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 4,846 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 285 feet.

Guindani Trail #398 :: Kartchner Caverns State Park, AZ

Guindani Trail #398 is a hiking trail in Cochise County, Arizona. It is within Coronado National Forest and Kartchner Caverns State Park. It is 3.8 miles long and begins at 5,146 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.7 miles with a total ele

Foothills Loop Trail :: Kartchner Caverns State Park, AZ

Foothills Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Cochise County, Arizona. It is within Kartchner Caverns State Park. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 4,617 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 648 feet. Nea

Lost Dutchman State Park: Treasure Loop Trail :: Cave Creek, AZ

A scenic loop hike across a rocky slope below the rugged escarpment of the Superstition Mountains.

Lost Dutchman State Park: Siphon Draw Trail :: Apache Junction, AZ

An excellent scenic hike into a steep canyon on the west flank of the Superstition Mountains.

Kartchner Caverns State Park :: Benson, AZ

Kartchner Caverns State Park is the newest state park to open in Arizona and has one of the finest examples of caves found anywhere in the world. This is definitely worth a special day trip, as there is much to see and do here. However, you must make

Catalina State Park: Nature and Birding Loops :: Mount Lemmon, AZ

This figure-eight trail combines two 1-mile-long loop trails that both leave from Catalina State Park’s main trailhead, so you can just do one if you’re pressed for time. Both are trails for slow hiking, reading the interpretive signs, and perhaps

Catalina State Park: Romero Canyon Trail to Romero Pools :: Mount Lemmon, AZ

This rocky trail follows yet another of the many gorgeous canyons climbing into the Catalinas. Great mountain views and high desert flora characterize the hike, and wildlife ranging from skunks to deer has been reported, although most people will see

Yuma Crossing Bike Path :: Gateway Park, AZ

Yuma Crossing Bike Path is a hiking and biking trail in Yuma County, Arizona. It is within Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park and Gateway Park. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 127 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles wit

Eagles Nest Trail :: Sedona, AZ

A day hike along Oak Creek in Red Rock State Park.

Lime Kiln Trail :: Cottonwood, AZ

This trail traces the old wagon route that connected Cottonwood and Sedona before the construction of AZ 89A. From Dead Horse Ranch State Park, it climbs out of the high desert, crosses the prairie, tunnels beneath AZ 89A, and then climbs into the hi

Tucson Area Campgrounds :: Tucson, AZ

Still known as the Old Pueblo, the city of Tucson is the cultural center of southeastern Arizona. This desert city is surrounded by bold mountains that rise dramatically from the beautiful Sonoran desert foothills to the craggy, forested summits. Org

Phoenix / Valley of the Sun Area Campgrounds :: Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix and its sister cities in the Valley of the Sun are home to more than two million people, more than half the state’s population. With such an urban concentration, it is hard to believe there are public campgrounds within easy reach. However, t

Lake Havasu Area Campgrounds :: Lake Havasu City, AZ

Lake Havasu is famous as the site of London Bridge, but there is more to this central section of River Country than transplanted bridges. The upper end of the lake is in Havasu National Wildlife Refuge, a haven for waterfowl and a paddler’s paradise.

Trail :: Gila National Forest, AZ

Trail is a hiking trail in Arizona and New Mexico. It is within Blue Range Wilderness Area, KMCI AND KCN 97.9 FM, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, Blue Range Primitive Area, and Gila National Forest. It is 404.4 miles long and begins at 7,275 feet

Trail :: Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, AZ

Trail is a hiking trail in New Mexico and Arizona. It is within Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, Blue Range Primitive Area, Gila National Forest, KMCI AND KCN 97.9 FM, and Blue Range Wilderness Area. It is 441.6 miles long and begins at 8,633 feet

North 89 Trail :: Coconino National Forest, AZ

North 89 Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Coconino County, Arizona. It is within Coconino National Forest. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 6,840 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 128 feet. T

Verde River Greenway South :: Cottonwood, AZ

This obscure little trail goes from Riverfront Park (across the river from Dead Horse Ranch State Park) along the riverbed. A spur goes to the visitor center in downtown Cottonwood. The remaining trail passes through astounding riparian woods until i

Hidden Valley :: Phoenix, AZ

Encompassing more than 16,000 acres, Phoenix’s South Mountain Park is one of the largest city parks in the United States. It encompasses more than 70 miles of hiking trails. One of the more interesting routes follows the National Trail to Hidden Va

Douglas Area Campgrounds :: Douglas, AZ

Douglas (in the southeastern corner of the state on the Mexican border) Willcox to the north, and Bisbee to the west frame several sky island mountain ranges with plenty of camping and recreational activities. Cochise Stronghold in the granite-cragge