The Arizona Trail
The Arizona National Scenic Trail is a complete non-motorized path, stretching 800 diverse miles across Arizona from Mexico to Utah. It links deserts, mountains, canyons, forests, communities and people.
The Arizona Trail Association's mission is to protect, maintain, enhance, promote and sustain the Arizona Trail as a unique encounter with the land.
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Trail Skills Institute

Are you interested in learning more about properly monitoring, maintaining and constructing trails? Are you a steward of the Arizona Trail or are you interested in helping out with trail projects? Do you like to get your hands dirty while learning valuable skills at the same time? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then make your reservation today for one or more of the 2017 Trail Skills Institute classes! The next one is offered on March 4 near Oracle, AZ. Click here to learn more and see other dates and locations scheduled for 2017.

Arizona Trail Dream Ride Raffle

Moustache Cycles/AZT Logo Thanks to a generous donation from Moustache Cycles, the Arizona Trail Association is excited to offer a raffle for a custom steel mountain bike frame – built just for you. Moustache Cycles are among the finest hand-built frames in America, and are created just a short distance from the Arizona Trail in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Raffle tickets are $20 each or 6 for $100 and are available for sale now. All proceeds from the sale of raffle tickets benefit the Arizona Trail Association and its mission to protect, maintain, enhance, promote and sustain the Arizona Trail as a unique encounter with the land.

For more information and to buy tickets, go to the dream ride raffle page.

AZT Commemorative Mugs

Commemorative Mug Working with the nation's best pottery artists at Deneen Pottery in Minnesota, we are delighted to announce the first in a series of six commemorative mugs celebrating the natural beauty of the Arizona National Scenic Trail. The first mug in the series features a scene from within the Gila River Canyons (Passage 16), which is where the final piece of trail was constructed to officially complete the AZT in December of 2011. The dominant rock spire is an unnamed volcanic plug we have been a affectionately referring to as Dale's Butte - in honor or Dale Shewalter, the father of the Arizona Trail. Saguaro forests cover the hills and Mexican gold poppies can be seen blooming near the trail. Since desert bighorn sheep frequent this part of the AZT, a ram is included within the design. We chose a natural brown glaze for this particular mug, which will hold about 12 ounces of coffee, tea, cocoa, whiskey, water or whatever else you fancy. AZT Mugs are available as a "thank you gift" for anyone joining the ATA or renewing their membership at the Ironwood, Saguaro, Juniper or Ponderosa Pine levels...while supplies last.

Donations to the organization greater than $100 will also get you a mug as a "thank you" gift. Please help us reach our fundraising goals in 2017 by joining the ATA by clicking here or donating here.

The Arizona Trail Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization
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