Yes, it’s the Grand Canyon State, and we all know that it’s absolutely incredible (see below for more proof), but there’s so much beauty here it’s staggering. Have a look at some of the most scenic places in Arizona.
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Most Scenic Places In Arizona
Melissa M|April 13, 2021
What are the best parks to visit in Arizona?
Arizona is best known for the Grand Canyon, the desert, and the red rocks of Sedona. It’s a state filled with natural wonders and endless outdoor adventures. Many of the state parks offer more than just scenic beauty. The underrated Alamo Lake State Park near Wenden offers everything from wildlife and hiking to recreational activities galore. Fishing, swimming, and boating are options as well as taking an OHV out on the trails and you can camp here or stay at a cabin. At Alamo Lake, there’s a little something for everyone! For additional parks offering everything from scenery to historic areas, visit our post, These 9 State Parks In Arizona Will Knock Your Socks Off.
Where can I find scenic overlooks in Arizona?
There’s nothing like being treated to epic views from an overlook after a hike in Arizona. The Wave Cave Trail in the Superstition Mountains leads to a canyon and the Wave Cave with otherworldly views of the surrounding landscape. It’s breathtaking! If you are looking for a longer hike, head to the Kelsey-Dorsey Loop in the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness. This adventure will guide you through trees and ultimately end up at an overlook with endless mountain views.
What are the most scenic hikes I can take in Arizona?
Some of the best hiking trails in the world are found in Arizona. From hiking in and around the Grand Canyon to the red rock landscape of Sedona to the desert and mountains, it’s hard not to find a scenic trail for incredible views and escape out in nature.