Trekking the Arizona Trail

Hike, bike or ride via horseback through the state’s varied terrain, from Southern Arizona to the Grand Canyon

Arizona Guide

by Tim Vanderpool

It was 1985 when a plucky schoolteacher named Dale Shewalter trekked the length of Arizona, from Nogales to the Utah line. Shewalter’s goal was simple: to showcase his dream of connecting disparate trails into a single route that could highlight state’s vast and diverse beauty.

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