Arizona’s climate is about as far from tropical as it gets, but you’d be none the wiser on Fossil Creek Waterfall Trail near Pine. This easy hike leads to the most breathtaking emerald lagoon you’ll ever see, and it’s worth a trip no matter the season.

Please note: as of March 2021 a road leading to this trailhead is closed indefinitely, but the trail itself is open.

To learn more about the hike, visit its page on AllTrails.

Have you ever hiked Fossil Creek Waterfall Trail? If so, tell us all about your experience in the comments section below! Check out our previous article for a nearby cave with the bluest spring-fed waters you’ve ever seen.

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