100 Miles in the Sonoran Desert: Oracle to Picketpost on the Arizona Trail


Nancy Anderson

The 800 mile-long Arizona Trail spans the state, from Mexico north to Utah. It was conceived in the 1970s, by Dale Shewalter who, in 1985, walked it to check out the possibilities. Over the next 30 years, his concept became a reality and has gained National Scenic Trail status. The many people and entities who worked so hard to create this premier long distance trail want nothing more than to share their labor of love.

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