10 Easy Hikes To Add To Your Outdoor Bucket List In Arizona
Whether you are a local or a tourist, you’ve probably been advised to treat yourself to some hiking along the 800-mile Arizona Trail. As fantastic as that hike may seem to some people, for others the idea of taking weeks to finish hiking seems a little… crazy. If you’re a beginning hiker or just someone who likes to do it when you have a few spare hours in the week, you’ll want to check out some easy hikes in Arizona. Believe it or not, the state is full of these short and sweet treks! Prepare to immerse yourself in the beauty of the great outdoors.
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There is so much to love about these easy hikes in Arizona, especially if you’re looking to take little ones out to get to know the great outdoors. Which of these hikes is your favorite? Are there any you would add to this list? Share your thoughts in the comments!
If you’re on the lookout for more hiking trails around Arizona, you might also want to check out this easy one in Prescott which once was part of a railroad line.
Address: Lake Pleasant Access Rd, Morristown, AZ 85342, USA
Address: Devil's Bridge Trail, Sedona, AZ 86336, USA
Address: Coronado National Forest, Arizona 85602, USA
Address: Tempe Butte, Tempe, AZ 85281, USA
Address: Strawberry Mountain, Strawberry, AZ 85544, USA
Address: Coconino National Forest, Arizona 86017, USA
Address: Wind Cave Dr, Mesa, AZ 85207, USA
Address: Prescott National Forest, Arizona 86305, USA
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Easy Hikes In Arizona
May 03, 2020
Are there any other easy hiking trails in Arizona?
With a nickname like The Grand Canyon State, your mind likely doesn’t immediately envision easy treks. Nonetheless, some of the best hiking trails in Arizona are fairly effortless. There are many short hikes in Arizona… just ask around if you’re not sure where to look!
What are the best kid-friendly hikes in Arizona?
If you’re in search of kid-friendly hikes in Arizona, you’re in luck! There are many local parks that the whole family will come to cherish. Take Wolf Creek Falls, for example. This trail is under one mile, and it will take you to a lovely waterfall.
What are the best short hikes in Arizona?
There are so many short and sweet hikes in this area that you just might find yourself surprised! If you see a park, don’t be afraid to pull off the road and pursue a bit of adventure. Many have trail maps near their parking lots, so you can often find the easiest hike without much research.
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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