The One Hikeable Lake In Arizona That’s Simply Breathtaking In The Fall
It’s common knowledge that Arizona is a hiker’s paradise. The state has hundreds of trails that vary from a well-paved, mere half-mile strolls to treacherous journeys that are challenging for even the most ardent hiker. Plus, the beautiful landscape lining trails is top notch and, no matter the day of the year, you can always find a trail that will allow you a chance to get outdoors and enjoy some fresh air.
Since fall seems to be somewhat of a sweet spot when it comes to weather, we’re going to check out one Arizona lake that is actually quite nice to visit during the season. Let’s take a look!
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Blue Ridge Reservoir is located on the Mogollon Rim and directions from Payson can be found at this link. You can find details about visiting the area on the U.S. Forest Service website, which will also provide updates about any restrictions or closures for forest roads.
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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