Desert Getaway: the Arizona Trail

Sunset Magazine by Dina Mishev It’s not just that the heaping plate of tacos I’m eating costs less than $4. Or that a local walked up to our table and offered his services as a hiking guide, free, simply for fun. It’s the honest-to-God niceness of everyone in the postage-stamp town of Superior, gateway to the Arizona Trail, which stretches […]

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The Best of Arizona: Do the state’s namesake trail – one hike at a time

Sunset Magazine by Lawrence W. Cheek To know Arizona, you need to experience the Arizona Trail, a 720-mile scribble that bisects the state from Utah to Mexico. It meanders through ponderosa and aspen forests, plunges into the Grand Canyon and lesser-known chasms, lurches over mountains, and droops across the arroyo-crinkled Sonoran Desert. Ten percent of the trail remains to be […]

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