Are you an adventure seeker who loves to explore the great outdoors? Arizona is a magnet for adventurers, hunters and sun-seekers, most following the pull of a few well-known places and exciting pursuits. Among the canyons and cactus there are plenty of options for exploration.
Arizona Outdoor Adventures
There are few more iconic sights than a forest of saguaro cactus. Arizona’s stunning range of landscapes offers some of the world’s finest canyoneering, rock climbing, backpacking and mountain biking. Look no further than the Grand Canyon State of Arizona. From hiking to kayaking to hot air balloon rides, Arizona offers an array of outdoor activities for every thrill-seeker.
Hiking in Arizona: Trails for All Skill Levels
- The Grand Canyon: From Rim to Rim
- Camelback Mountain: A Phoenix Icon
- Sedona: The Red Rocks of Arizona
Water Adventures: Kayaking and Rafting on Arizona’s Rivers
- Colorado River: Rafting the Grand Canyon
- Salt River: Thrilling White-Water Rafting
- Lake Powell: Kayaking and Paddleboarding on the Water
Sky-High Adventures: Hot Air Ballooning and Zip Lining
- Sedona: Aerial Views of the Red Rocks
- Phoenix: Hot Air Balloon Rides at Sunrise
- Flagstaff: Zip Lining through the Pines
Experience the Wild West: Horseback Riding and Cowboy Cookouts
- Tombstone: Riding through the Old West
- Scottsdale: Sonoran Desert Horseback Riding
- Sedona: Cowboy Cookouts under the Stars
Extreme Adventures: Rock Climbing and Off-Roading
- Camelback Mountain: Challenging Rock Climbing
- Sedona: Off-Roading through the Red Rocks
- Tucson: Climbing and Bouldering at Mount Lemmon
Family Fun: Wildlife Parks and Guided Tours
- Out of Africa Wildlife Park: Safari Tours and Animal Encounters
- Phoenix Zoo: Educational Experiences for All Ages
- Grand Canyon Railway: Train Rides through the Canyon
Camping and Stargazing: Experiencing the Great Outdoors
- Grand Canyon National Park: Camping with a View
- Meteor Crater RV Park: Stargazing at Night
- Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest: Camping and Hiking in the Forest
If you’re looking for a bit of adventure, you’ll want to check out Arizona.
Sunny skies, year-round perfect weather, and stellar sunsets complemented by rugged backcountry terrain make Arizona an adventurer’s dreamland. Arizona also boasts some incredible big game hunting, spectacular wingshooting and some of the best bass fishing in the nation.
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