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Chiricahua National Monument: “The Wonderland of Rocks”

Chiricahua National Monument, a unique natural wonder featuring rare & fascinating rock formations, is the hidden gem of Southern Arizona. This gorgeous little known place is just 2 hours east of Tucson, and makes for a great little daytrip. If you are a nature lover, hiker, photographer, or birdwatcher, you will definitely want to make […]

8 Great Daytrips to Escape the Phoenix Heat

While the Phoenix metro area is home to a number of unique attractions and offers much in the way of outdoor recreation, the area as a whole is a bit limited in comparison to other similar sized metro areas. Add in 5-6 months of extreme heat and your options become even more limited. Besides a […]

Hiking to the Top of Slate Mountain: The Best Trail Near Flagstaff

The Slate Mountain Trail, located 40 minutes outside of Flagstaff along Hwy 180 enroute to the Grand Canyon, is one of the area’s most under appreciated hikes. The gradual 2.16 mile climb to the top is quite a workout, although the views are some of the most amazing in the region. The elevation gain is […]

Bismark Lake: A Peaceful Walk through Northern Arizona Wilderness

The small city of Flagstaff in Northern Arizona, surrounded by the beautiful Cococino National Forest, is home to miles and miles of gorgeous hiking trails. Taking some time out to explore the natural beauty of the region via outdoor recreation is a simple experience, yet one that is strikingly different than visiting shops, restaurants, and […]