Arizona — National Park Explorers

Category: Arizona

  • Grand Canyon National Park

    Grand Canyon National Park

    Grand Canyon National Park protects 1.2 million acres in northwestern Arizona.  The highlight of the park is, of course, the Grand Canyon, a massive gorge […]

     
  • Virgin River Gorge

    Virgin River Gorge

    The Virgin River Gorge is a long canyon from Littlefield, Arizona to St. George, Utah, carved out by the Virgin River.        Interstate 15 […]

     
  • Vermillion Cliffs National Monument

    Vermillion Cliffs National Monument

    Vermillion Cliffs National Monument protects 294,000 acres in northern Arizona.  The landscape is dominated by the Vermillion Cliffs, a formidable solid wall of rock that […]

     
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  • Sonoran Desert National Monument

    Sonoran Desert National Monument

    The Sonoran Desert National Monument in Arizona protects more than 487,000 acres of the most biologically diverse of the North American deserts.     We […]

     
  • Saguaro (West) National Park

    Saguaro (West) National Park

    The Saguaro is the universal symbol of the American west.  These majestic cacti are found in a very limited range of the United States, much […]

     
  • Coronado National Forest

    Coronado National Forest

    We celebrated Theresa’s birthday today by hiking the Ba’bad Do’ag trail in Coronado National Forest.  It was an amazing trail, very isolated, quiet, and with […]

     
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  • Saguaro (East) National Park

    Saguaro (East) National Park

    Saguaro National Park is divided into two districts that lie on the east and west sides of Tucson, Arizona.  The park protects a total of […]

     
  • Catalina State Park

    Catalina State Park

    Catalina State Park is a 5,493-acre park just north of Tucson, Arizona and adjacent to the Coronado National Forest.      Catalina is home to […]

     
  • Planned Stop #7: Saguaro

    Planned Stop #7: Saguaro

    Saguaro National Park is divided into two sections, called districts, lying about 20 miles east and 15 miles west of Tucson, Arizona.  The total area […]

     
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  • Planned Stop #8: Tonto Natural Bridge

    Planned Stop #8: Tonto Natural Bridge

    Tonto Natural Bridge is a natural arch in Arizona, USA, that is believed to be the largest natural travertine bridge in the world.  The area […]

     
  • Planned Stop #9: Red Rock

    Planned Stop #9: Red Rock

    Red Rock State Park in Arizona features a red sandstone canyon outside the city of Sedona.  This day-use park hosts numerous environmental education events for […]

     
  • Planned Stop #10: Grand Canyon

    Planned Stop #10: Grand Canyon

    The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in Arizona.  It is largely contained within the Grand Canyon National Park, the […]

     
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