9 Hiking Trails In Arizona Perfect For A Winter's Day
By Katie Lawrence|Updated on November 16, 2022(Originally published November 11, 2022)
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and began writing for OnlyInYourState in 2015.
Today, Katie writes, edits, and performs several other tasks for OnlyInYourState and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on with a hot cup of coffee, practicing yoga, baking, or exploring the beautiful Lone Star State (in particular, the vast and mystical West Texas desert).
Most people don’t associate winter with hiking, but we Arizonans are a different breed. From the snow-covered rock walls of the Grand Canyon to panoramic sunset views from atop Camelback Mountain, here are the nine best winter hikes in Arizona! Planning on doing some hiking in Arizona in December? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Check them out!
So, there you have it: nine of the all-time best hiking trails in Arizona to embark upon during the winter. After all, what better time of year to do so? Temperatures are mild (if not chilly, depending on where you end up), and even the snowy areas aren’t as out-of-control as you might think at this time of year. Dress warm and enjoy!
How many of these winter hiking trails in AZ have you hiked during wintertime? Did we leave off any of your favorites? Do you have any plans for hiking in Arizona in December this year? Let us know!
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Where should I go hiking in Arizona in December?
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