Arizona Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in Arizona? View Arizona parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

Alamo Lake, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions About 75 miles northwest of Phoenix. 35 miles north of Wenden, AZ, off US-60. Phone (213) 452-3402 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona

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Baboquivari Peak Wilderness, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Effective April 16, 2012 Tucson Field Office 3201 East Universal Way Tucson, AZ 85756 Phone (520) 258-7200 Activities WILDERNESS Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas | Baboquivari Peak Wilderness | Baboquivari Peak Wilderness Map The Baboquivari Peak Wilderness (2,040 acres)

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Baker Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Public Access is not available across private lands adjacent to the Wilderness Study Area. For more details on access, contact the BLM Safford Field Office. Phone (928) 348-4400 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas |

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Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Blythe, CA: Drive approximately 3 miles west on I-10 to Neighbours Boulevard/78 exit. Travel south on Neighbours for 12 miles to the Cibola Bridge. After crossing the bridge, continue south for 3.5 miles to headquarters. Phone 928-857-3253 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER,

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Oak Creek Canyon Scenic Drive

Coconino National Forest Recreation, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds | Moqui Group Campground | CLEAR CREEK GROUP (AZ) | CHAVEZ CROSSING | CAVE SPRING |

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Coronado National Forest, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Activities BIKING, BOATING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds | ROSE CANYON | KENTUCKY CAMP CABIN AND HEADQUARTERS BUILDING | HALF MOON RANCH | SHAW HOUSE | SABINO CANYON RECREATION AREA CACTUS RAMADA 2 | SABINO CANYON RECREATION AREA CACTUS RAMADA 1 | CALABASAS | PEPPERSAUCE | MOLINO

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Davis Dam, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Take US 95 south from Las Vegas about 30 miles, east on State Highway 164. Parking is available near the dam site but, as of April 2004, the roadway across Davis Dam is closed to all vehicles; pedestrian and bicycle access to the dam is still allowed. Phone 928-754-3628

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Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Phone (928) 348-4400 Activities CLIMBING, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas | Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness | Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness | Weather | Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness Map The Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness (11,700

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Fishhooks Wilderness, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone (928) 348-4400 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas The Fishhooks Wilderness, (10,500 acres) in Arizona, is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. In 1990, the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness became part of the now over

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Gila River, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Winkelman, take SR77 east to milepost 141.4 to the Shores Recreation Site entrance road, and milepost 144.6 to the Christmas Recreation Site. Phone (520) 258-7200 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas

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Glen Canyon National, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions There are multiple districts in Glen Canyon very far away from each other. Make sure you know which district you are going to before you begin travelling here. Phone (928) 608-6200 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PADDLING, SWIMMING Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking

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Hassayampa River Canyon Wilderness, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Phone (623) 580-5500 Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDERNESS Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas | Hassayampa River Canyon Wilderness | Hassayampa River Canyon Wilderness Map Overview The 11,840-acre Hassayampa River Canyon Wilderness is about eight miles northeast of Wickenburg and

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Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Yuma: Travel north on Highway 95 for 25 miles. Turn west on Martinez Lake Road for 13 miles and follow signs to visitor center. Phone 928-783-3371 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking

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Kaibab National Forest, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Kaibab National Forest Supervisor’s Office 800 South 6th Street Williams, AZ 86046 (928) 635-8200 Fax: (928) 635-8200 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds | HULL CABIN | WHITE

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Kofa Wilderness, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The Kofa Refuge and Wilderness is located between Yuma and Quartzsite, Arizona east of U.S. Highway 95. The southernmost of the five entrance roads is found about 40 miles north of Yuma and leads to the southern Castle Dome Mountains. Other popular entrances are located at King Valley, Palm

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Lake Pleasant, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Site is about 30 miles from Phoenix, Arizona. North on I-17, west on State Hwy. 74. Phone 602-372-7460 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking

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Lava Flow Trail, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions A high-clearance vehicle is required to access Lava Flow South Trailhead. Four-wheel drive is required to access Lava Flow North and West trailheads. Lava Flow Trail is accessed at three points. Exit Interstate 8 at the Vekol Valley Interchange (Exit 144) approximately 26 miles east of Gila Bend and

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Mokaac Trail, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Mokaac Trail is reached by traveling south from St. George, Utah, on River Road. At the Utah and Arizona stateline, the road becomes Quail Hill Road (BLM Road #1069). Follow for about 12 miles. The trail has three trailheads. The location given is for the most southern trailhead. Phone

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Muleshoe Ranch, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Willcox, take Interstate 10 to exit 340 south. Turn right on Bisbee Ave., then turn right on Airport Rd. After 15 miles, bear right at a fork in the road. Drive 14 more miles to The Nature Conservancy’s Muleshoe Headquarters. Phone (928) 348-4400 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING,

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Navajo National Monument, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Drive 9 Miles at the end of AZ Highway 564, off US Highway 160. Phone (928) 672-2700 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas | Navajo National Monument Official Website | Navajo National Monument

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Needle’s Eye Wilderness, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Phone (520) 258-7200 Activities WILDERNESS Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas | BLM Site | Needle’s Eye Wilderness Map | Needle’s Eye Wilderness The Needle’s Eye Wilderness (8,760 acres) in Arizona, is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. In

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North Santa Teresa Wilderness, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone (928) 348-4400 Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas | North Santa Teresa Wilderness Map | BLM Wilderness Page | Recreation.gov Wilderness Page | North Santa Teresa Wilderness The North Santa Teresa Wilderness (5,800

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Parker Strip, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The byway begins at Parker Dam and travels along the Parker Dam Road south to the boundary of the Colorado River Indian Reservation. Look for interpretive pullouts along the way. Phone (928)505-1200 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, SWIMMING SITE, OTHER

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Prescott National Forest, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Activities BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds | PLAYGROUND GROUP | THUMB BUTTE | TURNEY GULCH GROUP | UPPER WOLF CREEK GROUP | EAGLE RIDGE GROUP CAMPGROUND | SYCAMORE CABIN | HORSETHIEF CABIN | GROOM CREEK SCHOOLHOUSE

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Rug Road, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Near the east end of Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness, travel up Turkey Creek for two miles. The Rug Road leaves Turkey Creek just below the confluence of Oak Grove Canyon and Turkey Creek. The west end of the road begins across the San Pedro River from Mammoth. Phone (928) 348-4400

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Saguaro National Park, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Saguaro National Park has two districts separated by the city of Tucson. We do not recommend using mobile mapping applications to search for either district. Instead, please click the link to the directions page, determine which district you plan to visit, and enter that physical address into the mobile

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Sierra Estrella Wilderness, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Take Interstate 10 to exit 121 and travel south to reach the Rainbow Valley Road and Riggs Road. Unmaintained dirt roads extend eastward to the wilderness boundary from here. Phone (623) 580-5500 Activities HIKING, WILDERNESS Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation

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Signal Mountain Wilderness, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Access to this wilderness is on old U.S. Highway 80 via the Aqua Caliente Road and jeep trails. High-clearance vehicles are required and four-wheel-drive vehicles are recommended. Phone (623) 580-5500 Activities HIKING, WILDERNESS Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas |

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Table Top Trail, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions A high clearance vehicle is required to reach Table Top Trailhead. From Phoenix, take I-10 west to exit 112 (Highway 85), then travel south on Hwy 85 to Gila Bend for approximately 32 miles, access I-8 east and continue for 25 miles to exit 144 (Vekol Rd). Alternatively, take

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Tonto National Forest, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds | FRAZIER HORSE CAMPGROUND | HOUSTON MESA | SHARP CREEK | Burnt Corral Campground | Schoolhouse Campground (AZ) | Windy Hill Campground | Cholla Campground |

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Turkey Creek, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions To reach Turkey Creek, drive 15 miles northwest of Safford on Highway 70. Turn west on Aravaipa-Klondyke Road and go approximately 45 miles, passing through the town of Klondyke and The Nature Conservancy’s Aravaipa Canyon Preserve, to the eastern boundary of the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness. From there, continue on

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Warm Springs Wilderness, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Exits 13, 20, 26 and 28 on Interstate 40 and mileposts 15, 17.1, 33.8 and 34.7 along Route 66 all provide access to the wilderness. Four-wheel drive is required for all access routes. Phone (928) 718-3700 Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDERNESS Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking

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WestWorld, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Area is north of Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard in Scottsdale, Arizona. Pima Frontage road is open northbound and southbound. Call 480.312.6802 or see Directions here. Phone 480-312-6802 Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s)

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White Canyon Wilderness, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The wilderness is located approximately 45 miles southeast of Mesa and about seven miles south of Superior, Arizona, in Pinal County. Phone (520) 258-7200 Activities HIKING, WILDERNESS Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas | White Canyon Wilderness Map | White

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Wupatki National Monument, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Wupatki and Sunset Crater Volcano National Monuments are connected by loop road FR-545. Visitors can enter the loop road near mile markers 430 (Sunset Crater Volcano) and 444 (Wupatki) on U.S. Highway 89. Phone 9286792365 or 9288561705 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Arizona Hiking

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