Arizona, a popular backpacking and hiking destination known for its desert terrain and deep canyons, is located in the southwestern U.S.
Arizona borders New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, California, Colorado and Mexico. While southern Arizona is known for its desert climate, northern Arizona boasts lush forests, the Colorado Plateau, deep canyons, and mountain ranges including the volcanic San Francisco Peaks.
Arizona is home to the Grand Canyon, which was carved by the Colorado River and is one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The Grand Canyon is 277 river miles long, up to 18 miles wide and 1 mile deep.
The editors at Backpacker have created an extensive collection of popular trails and trips in Arizona.
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Even with multiple heat-related rescue calls this summer, Parks and Recreation says hikers can keep hiking.
Rainfall and the upcoming monsoon season reduced fire danger across Arizona.
Campers have fled Havasupai Campground and will be helicoptered out of the Grand Canyon, reports say.
A huge increase in visitation is causing overcrowding and safety issues at the iconic overlook.