skip to Main Content
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content

A Stellar Hike in the Dragoon Mountains, Arizona

I hadn't even heard of the Dragoon Mountains until I arrived at Cochise Stronghold Retreat. We drove up at night and couldn't see a thing. It wasn't until I looked out the first morning that I realized what a beautiful area we had happened upon. We had booked the B&B as it was reasonably close to Chiricahua National Monument and figured it would make a great base for several days. But we didn't appreciate that right out our…

Rhyolite Formations At Chiricahua National Monument

Chiricahua National Monument Hiking – On a Snowy Day

In southeastern Arizona, about a two hour drive away from Tucson you'll find the beautiful and somewhat isolated Chiricahua National Monument. Called a sky island - with mountains that rise to a height of 9,763 feet (2,978 m) above the surrounding plains, the area makes a great destination for hikers and birders. We were there in mid-December  - during a snow storm. So much for getting away from the cold of Calgary! However, it turned…

Beautiful Landscape Entering The Superstition Mountains

A Day Hike in Arizona’s Superstition Mountains

Hiking the Superstition Mountains in Arizona for a few hours, a day or via a multi-day backpacking trip is a great way to experience the beauty of the landscape for locals and visitors alike. The mountains are located less than an hour's drive away from both Phoenix and Scottsdale. Plan to start in Lost Dutchman State Park in Apache Junction. Most of the trails in the park take you into the Superstition Wilderness and Tonto…

Flagstaff Hikes: The Fat Man Loop Trail

Do you want to know what one of the best Flagstaff hikes is? Local resident, Roberta Loufek, takes you hiking on just such a trail - the Fatman's Loop Trail in Flagstaff, Arizona. This is one of the most popular Flagstaff hikes, especially since it's a scenic 2.4 mile hike on the eastern slope of Mt. Elden in the Coconino National Forest. Flagstaff hikes - information about the Fatman's Loop Trail It is so-called because…

Close search
Cart

Pin It on Pinterest