The Arizona Trail
The Arizona National Scenic Trail is a continuous, 800+ mile diverse and scenic trail across Arizona from Mexico to Utah. It links deserts, mountains, canyons, communities and people.

Mission
The Arizona Trail Association's mission is to build, maintain, promote, protect and sustain the Arizona Trail as a unique encounter with the land.

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Arizona Trail Holiday Mountain Bike Raffle

ENTER TO WIN A BRAND NEW MOUNTAIN BIKE FOR ONLY $5!

Thanks to our friends at Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), the Arizona Trail Association is excited to offer a raffle for a 2015 Novara Hickory 29er mountain bike…just in time for the holidays!

The Novara Hickory is a sturdy, reliable entry-level mountain bike made of 6061 aluminum. The Suntour XCM suspension fork provides 80mm of travel to smooth out rough trails, and 27 gear combinations make easy work of conquering climbs and cruising descents. Hydraulic disc brakes provide reliable stopping power in any conditions. Color: grey and white. Retail price: $650.

Raffle tickets are only $5 each or 5 for $20 and are available for sale now. Tickets will remain on sale through December 23 when a winner will be announced.

If you are the lucky winner you can choose the size of bike that’s right for you (or whomever you’d like to gift the bike to). Mountain bike can be picked up from an REI store in Tucson, Tempe, Paradise Valley or Flagstaff. If you live outside these areas, we can ship it to you for an additional charge.

Proceeds from the sale of raffle tickets benefit the Arizona Trail Association and its mission to build, maintain, promote, protect and sustain the Arizona Trail as a unique encounter with the land.

Get your tickets today by ordering online here.

More information on the Novara Hickory can be found here.
 


Autumn Newsletter Now Available

Click here for the most recent edition of the Arizona Trail News. Inside this 12-page publication you’ll find exciting news and information on the Arizona National Scenic Trail, including:
- Arizona Trail Junior Explorer Handbook
- Summer Storms Wreak Havoc on Arizona Trail
- LF Ranch: An Oasis in the Wilderness
- Gateway Community Spotlight: Superior
- Ocelot on the Arizona Trail
- Putting Youth to Work on the Arizona Trail
- and much more!

The full-color version is available online now, and the printed black and white version will be mailed to members and supporters within the next week. Enjoy the Arizona Trail News, and share it with friends today by forwarding the link or downloading and sending the PDF file.
 


Arizona Trail Half-Marathon & 10K on December 6

On Saturday, December 6 the Arizona Trail Half-Marathon & 10K returns. This trail running event benefits the ATA and includes a portion of the AZT between Twin Tanks and the Gabe Zimmerman Davidson Canyon Trailhead. The point-to-point 10K Fun Run starts at Sahuarita Road and runs concurrent along the final 6.2 miles of the half-marathon course. Both races finish at the Gabe Zimmerman Trailhead on the Arizona Trail in Vail, AZ.

Volunteers are needed to help with this event, so if you have a few hours to help in the morning, please contact the Race Director at itgoes@aol.com.
 


Arizona Trail Video

During this spring's Arizona Trail Trek, the very talented Levi Davis joined Sirena at a variety of hikes and Gateway Community events. He produced this beautiful short film that celebrates the diversity of Arizona and the treasure that is the Arizona National Scenic Trail.



 


 

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