Flagstaff, Arizona, is one of America's best trail towns, and for good reason: The city is in striking distance of some of the country's finest hiking terrain. Head north to climb the nearby San Francisco Peaks, a picturesque volcanic range that now lies dormant. Don't miss a 10.6-mile out-and-back up Humphrey's Peak, which at 12,633-feet is the tallest peak in the range.
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Leave the desert heat and hike along side Lanphier Canyon Blue River Loop, take a dip in the cool Arizona water when the sun gets too hot.
Hike six miles through canyons of mixed conifer and aspen to expansive views of the Grand Canyon 90 miles away.
Rock-hop and wade your way down a wild sandstone corridor.