Visit Tanque Verde Falls In Arizona, A Hidden Gem Beach That Has Its Very Own Waterfall
If you’re not afraid of a moderate-level trail and the dryness of Arizona, Tanque Verde Falls Beach is a great pick for a hike to a sometimes-there waterfall. Tanque Verde beach is a hidden gem in AZ and the waterfall is a stunning spot to hike to and enjoy, no matter if it’s wet or dry! Why not add this to your bucket list for a future adventure?
Be sure to have a good trail guide to reference with you as well as a ton of water!
Have you ever been to Tanque Verde Beach? What’s your favorite hidden gem in AZ? Tell us in the comments!
Yearning for more cascading waters? Check out these easy access Arizona waterfalls.
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Beautiful Places in Arizona
What are the most well-known parks in Arizona?
While there are 31 state parks in Arizona, it is the state’s three national parks that are the most well-known. The nearly 230-square-mile Petrified Forest National Park is in Holbrook and offers hiking, horseback riding, guided tours, and backpacking. Saguaro National Park in Pima County is 91,327 acres and offers several trails on both its east and west side as well as camping opportunities and of course, tons and tons of saguaro cacti. And Grand Canyon National Park is located within both Coconino and Mohave counties. Over its 1,902 square miles, you’ll find hiking and biking trails, river trips, ranger programs, and all kinds of tours.
What are the most beautiful lakes in Arizona?
There are many hidden gems in AZ, most especially within its 128 lakes. Along the border of Arizona and California, you’ll find Lake Havasu. This 19,300-acre body of water features 400 miles of shoreline and its beaches are some of the most highly rated in the entire state. If you visit in the summer, you’ll experience very warm and pleasant water temperatures, ranging from 87 to about 79 degrees, on average. And the boating opportunities and other water recreation like jet skiing are just as magnificent. Not to mention there are no speed limits. Located along the Arizona and Utah border, you’ll find the 162,000-acre Lake Powell. There is a whopping 2,000 miles of shoreline here and the lake is quite well-known for its boating, jet skiing, and kayaking. The surrounding area, known as the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, is popular for camping, hiking, and fishing.
What are the best waterfall hikes in Arizona?
If you are looking for waterfalls in Arizona, know that the one at Tanque Verde Falls Beach is just one of many. In Grand Canyon National Park, you’ll find the 100-foot-tall Ribbon Falls. This North Rim beauty is accessible from the North Kaibab Trail. Fair warning: You’ll need to work for this one, as it’s 16.8 miles out and back.