A warm ramble along the Arizona Trail

Payson Roundup

Randy Cockrell

A note of thanks right up front: While out with the Payson Packers each Tuesday, I sometimes find myself hiking a portion of the Arizona National Scenic Trail, (AZT). Created and maintained by the Arizona Trail Association (ATA), this 800-mile beauty spans the entire length of the state from the U.S.-Mexico border to Utah. Here’s a big thank you to all who donated their time and sweat to make the AZT such a truly outstanding hiking experience.

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