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.

Agua Fria National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The Agua Fria National Monument is located 40 miles north of Phoenix, AZ. It is easily accessed by traveling to Interstate 17 to the Badger Springs (Exit #256), Bloody Basin Road (Exit #259), or Cordes Junction exits. Phone (623) 580-5500 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Adjacent to rapidly expanding communities, the 71,000-acre Agua Fria National Monument is approximately 40 miles north of central Phoenix. The monument encompasses two mesas and the canyon of the Agua Fria River. Elevations range from 2,150 feet above sea level along the Agua Fria Canyon to about 4,600 feet in the northern hills. The diversity

Alamo Lake, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Alamo Lake Website This Corps lake is managed by Arizona State Parks. The project web address links to the Arizona State Parks web pages. Alamo Lake is one of the best bass lakes in Arizona. Also, the area has good wildlife viewing opportunities. The Bill Williams River Basin is of early historical interest. The project adjoins BLM lands.

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Activities BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds LEWIS CANYON ASPEN (AZ) BENNY CREEK GROUP AREA BROOKCHAR CANYON POINT CUTTHROAT HOYER RAINBOW (AZ) SPILLWAY (AZ) CROOK CAMPGROUND CALDWELL CABIN APACHE TROUT CAMPGROUND BLACK CANYON RIM CAMPGROUND SINKHOLE CAMPGROUND Rim Campground MOGOLLON CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Alpine Ranger District Mexican Hay Lake Trailhead Canyon Dr Access Trailhead Willow Springs Lake Trailhead Drew Trailhead Old Rim Trailhead Carr Lake Trailhead Tall Timbers Trailhead Hangman Trailhead Homestead Trailhead Murray Basin Trailhead Point Of The Mountain Trailhead Lake Mountain Trailhead Lower East Eagle Trailhead Horse Trap Trailhead Crescent Lake Trailhead West Fork Of The Little Colorado Trailhead Railroad Cove Trailhead Bulter Canyon Trailhead 237 B

Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The East Trailhead is accessed from Highway 70 between Safford and Bylas on a 46 mile dirt road that has creek crossings without bridges. Please note that high clearance vehicles are necessary to negotiate the creek crossings in order to reach the East Trailhead and that the road is often impassable due to flash flooding. The West Trailhead is accessed from Highway 77 between Mammoth and Winkelman (closer to Tucson and Phoenix), on a 12 mile road that is paved for three miles and dirt for nine miles. Phone (928) 348-4400 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Overview With towering cliffs, flowing water and a rich diversity of flora and fauna,

Arizona National Scenic Trail, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions From the town of Superior, take AZ 177 south for 15.2 miles (MP 152.1) and then turn south onto Florence-Kelvin Highway (next to RR crossing) for 1.2 miles through the community of Kelvin and cross the Kelvin Bridge. The passage begins on the south side of the bridge along Centurion Road. There is a large parking area at the junction of Riverside Rd. and Florence-Kelvin Highway; just across the road from the trailhead. The BLM has constructed a trailhead at the end of Centurion Road. This provides easy access to the Arizona Trail and an increasingly popular segment of this scenic trail along the Gila River. Phone (520) 258-7200 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More

Arrastra Mountain Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions 17-Mile Road Access – Turn west off of Highway 93 at milepost 143, located about 60 miles north of Wickenburg. Follow 17-Mile Road west for 6 miles until the wilderness boundary is reached. A jeep road running south from this point provides access to the Government Wash area. 17-Mile Road also follows the north wilderness boundary for the next 5 miles. Palmerita Ranch Access – From Wickenburg, follow Highway 60 west to Wenden. Turn north onto a paved road toward Alamo Lake State Park. Turn right (east) onto a bladed dirt road at milepost 28. Drive 3 miles to the intersection with Alamo Lake Road at the Wayside RV Park. Turn right (south) on Alamo Lake Road and drive 0.5 miles. Turn left (east) onto Palmerita Road and drive 7 miles to the Palmerita Ranch, where you can park. This provides access to the Santa Maria River and the

Baboquivari Peak Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Effective April 16, 2012 Tucson Field Office 3201 East Universal Way Tucson, AZ 85756 Phone (520) 258-7200 Activities WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic 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) in Arizona is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. In 1990, the Baboquivari Peak Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System established by the Wilderness Act of 1964. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. Please follow the regulations in place for this area, and use Leave No Trace techniques when visiting to ensure protection of its unique natural and experiential qualities. How to follow the

Baker Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Baker Canyon Wilderness Study Area Weather The Baker Canyon Wilderness Study Area (4,812 acres) in Arizona, is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. The Wilderness Study Area lies 30 miles east of Douglas, Arizona in Cochise County and is unusually rich in wildlife. It is part of a wildlife corridor connecting ecosystems in Arizona, New Mexico, and Mexico. Bird life is extraordinary with unusual species of hummingbirds, trogons, and turkey, among others. The Wilderness Study Area is also

Betty’s Kitchen Watchable Wildlife Viewing Area and National Recreation Trail, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions From Yuma, take State Highway 95 (16th Street) east 5 miles to Avenue 7E. Turn north on Avenue 7E, following it 9 miles to a point just past Laguna Dam. Turn left at the sign for Betty’s Kitchen. Phone (928) 317-3200 Activities FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Betty’s Kitchen Watchable Wildlife Viewing Area National Recreation Trail Web Site Betty’s Kitchen is a wildlife interpretive area along the Lower Colorado River, with a 0.5 mile fully-accessible interpretive trail and fishing pier. Betty’s Kitchen is enjoyed by many for wildlife observation, picnicking, and fishing throughout the year. The Betty’s Kitchen Protective Association assists BLM with the management of the site.

Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions To get to Bill Williams River NWR from Lake Havasu City, Arizona follow Arizona Highway 95 south approximately 23 miles. Headquarters are located between mileposts 160 and 161. Phone 928-667-4144 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Bill Williams National Wildlife Refuge With its majestic rock cliffs; its ribbon of cool water running through classic Sonoran Desert; and its cattail-filled marsh harboring rails and waterfowl, Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge offers a little bit of something for both wildlife and people.This 6,105-acre refuge holds one of the last stands of natural cottonwood-willow forests along the lower Colorado River, creating a unique ecosytem that provides good

Bill Williams River, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions There are only two public access vehicle crossings of the river, on Lake Havasu at the Highway 95 bridge and the El Paso Natural Gas Pipeline Crossing. The lower portion of the river, in the Bill Williams National Wildlife Refuge is accessible from the road south of the Bill Williams bridge on Highway 95. From Interstate 40, take State Highway 95 south approximately 37 miles to where the Bill Williams River flows into the Colorado River at Lake Havasu. The marshy delta created at the confluence can be viewed from several Highway 95 turnouts. Phone (928) 505-1200 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas U. S. Fish

Black Hills Back Country Byway, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Getting to the Byway: Getting to the Byway Safford serves as the main access point for the Black Hills Back Country Byway. From Safford: Take US 70 southwest out of Safford Merge onto US 191 northeast which is also the Old Safford-Clifton Road Follow US 191 until you come to milepost 139 Turn left onto the Black Hills Backcountry Byway From Tucson to Safford Go west on E. Broadway Blvd. Toward N. Country Club Rd. Make a U-turn onto E. Broadway Blvd. Turn right onto S. Salvernon Way Merge onto I 10 E. by the ramp on the left going toward El Paso Take the US 191 North exit (exit 352) toward Safford Turn left onto US 191 North Follow US 191 for 33.7 miles and turn right onto US 191/US 70/The Old West Highway In Safford take US 70 southwest out of town Merge onto US 191 northeast,

Black Hills Back Country Byway, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The Black Hills Back Country Byway is located between Safford and Clifton in southeastern Arizona, about three hours northeast of Tucson or 3 1/2 hours east of Phoenix. Both ends of the byway are accessed from U.S. Highway 191. The southern end is at milepost 139, the northern end at milepost 160. Phone (928) 348-4400 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas As you travel the 21-mile-long Black Hills Back Country Byway, try to imagine the first travelers on this road…rugged pioneers who lived close to land. Today, we can embrace the romance of the Old West as we travel this same route. Let

Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions To Refuge Headquarters: Take Highway 86 (Ajo Way) west from Tucson to Three Points. Turn south on Highway 286. Proceed south for 35 miles to mile post 7.5. Turn east and follow signs to Refuge Headquarters. To Trailheads near Arivaca: Take I-19 south from Tucson to the Amado/Arivaca exit. Exit west, turn right at the T, and then left at the Cow Palace onto Arivaca Road. Proceed west for 20 miles to Arivaca. Trails are located both east and west of town. Phone 520-823-4247 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge is a place where you can enjoy a landscape

Burro Creek Recreation Site, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The Burro Creek Recreation Site is located 60 miles northwest of Wickenburg on Highway 93. From Kingman, travel east 17 miles on Interstate 40, then south 53 miles on Highway 93. The recreation site turnoff is one mile south of Burro Creek Bridge. From the signed turnoff, continue 1.5 miles to the recreation site via the paved access road. Phone (928) 718-3700 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas The Burro Creek Recreation Site is situated along Burro Creek within a very scenic Sonoran Desert canyon at an elevation of 1,960 feet. This peaceful area has long been a favorite stop of travelers on nearby Highway 93. Visitors here are invariably fascinated

Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The recommended route to the park is from Highway 191 in Chinle then turning east on Route 7. The park entrance and Visitor Center is about 3 miles from Highway 191. An alternative is entering the park on the East side via Route 64. There are 3 overlooks to stop at along Route 64 before getting to the Visitor Center. Travel on Route 7 from the East is NOT RECOMMENDED since the road is unpaved and unmaintained between Sawmill and the Spider Rock turnoff. Phone (928) 674-5500 Activities AUTO TOURING, CAMPING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Canyon de Chelly National Monument Official Website Canyon de Chelly National Monument Map For nearly 5,000 years, people have lived

Canyon Overlook Picnic Area, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The Black Hills Back Country Byway can be accessed from U.S. Highway 191 between Safford and Clifton. The southern end of the Byway is accessed from the highway at milepost 139 and the northern end at milepost 160. The Canyon Overlook Picnic Area is located 7.2 miles from the southern entrance to the Byway and approximately 14 miles from the northern entrance. Phone (928) 348-4400 Activities PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas BLM Arizaon Twitter BLM Arizona Flickr BLM Arizona YouTube Channel BLM Arizona Facebook Page This picnic area, located along the 21-mile-long Black Hills National Back Country Byway, provides a scenic vista of the Gila River canyon and nearby mountain ranges.

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Transportation is by private vehicle. The park is in Coolidge, Arizona, about an hour-long drive from either Phoenix or Tucson. From Interstate 10 take the Coolidge exits and follow the signs to the park entrance. Phone (520) 723-3172 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Official Website Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Map Explore the mystery and complexity of an extended network of communities and irrigation canals. An Ancestral Sonoran Desert People’s farming community and “Great House” are preserved at Casa Grande Ruins. Whether the Casa Grande was a gathering place for the Desert People or simply a waypoint marker in an extensive system of canals and trading

Chiricahua National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Chiricahua National Monument is located 120 miles southeast of Tucson. Take I-10 east from Tucson to the first exit for Willcox. Travel 3 miles into town to the stoplight and turn right. You will follow Arizona State Highway 186 for 32 miles to the junction of Arizona State Highway 181. Turn left and 4 miles later you will be at the Chiricahua entrance station. Maximum vehicle length is 29 feet to drive beyond the visitor center. A hiking shuttle is available daily at 9 am from the visitor center. Phone (520) 824-3560 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Bonita Canyon Campground Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Chiricahua National Monument Official Website Chiricahua National Monument Map A “Wonderland

Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Cibola National Wildlife Refuge Cibola NWR is located in the floodplain of the lower Colorado River and surrounded by a fringe of desert ridges and washes. The refuge encompasses both the historic Colorado River channel as well as a channelized portion constructed in the late 1960’s. Along with these main waterbodies, several important backwaters are home to many wildlife species that

Coconino National Forest Recreation, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Moqui Group Campground CLEAR CREEK GROUP (AZ) CHAVEZ CROSSING CAVE SPRING CRESCENT MOON PINE FLAT CAMPGROUND WEST CRESCENT MOON RANCH (AZ) MANZANITA. KENDRICK CABIN FERNOW CABIN APACHE MAID CABIN Elks Group Campground Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Lower Lake Mary Picnic Area Painted Desert Vista/Doney Picnic Areas Call of the Canyon Picnic Site Stage Stop Day Use Area Schultz Tank Oak Creek Canyon Scenic Drive Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Coconino National Forest Recreation   The Digital Travel Map is a free resource for anyone headed out into the Coconino National Forest. Whether you’re

Coronado National Forest, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Activities BIKING, BOATING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: 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 CAMP RUCKER GROUP SITE UPPER HOSPITAL FLAT GROUP SITE STOCKTON PASS UPPER ARCADIA KENT SPRINGS CABIN WHITETAIL CAMPGROUND LOWER TWILIGHT GROUP SITE UPPER TWILIGHT GROUP SITE PORTAL BUNKHOUSE PORTAL CCC HOUSE PALISADES RANGER RESIDENCE CABIN Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Safford Recreation Area Parker Canyon Lake Riggs Flat Lake Palisades Visitor Center Sierra Vista Recreation Area Nogales Recreation Area Badad Do’ag Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Coronado National Forest Recreation activities on the Coronado National Forest are nearly as diverse as the people who come to

Coronado National Memorial, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions From the city of Sierra Vista continue south on Hwy 92 about 20 miles and turn right onto S. Coronado Memorial Drive. Follow Coronado Memorial Drive (it will turn into E Montezuma Canyon Rd) 5 miles to the Visitor Center. Phone (520) 366-5515 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Coronado National Memorial Official Website Coronado National Memorial Map It was a journey of conquest filled with exploration, wonder – and cruelty. Inspired by tales of vast cities of gold, 339 European soldiers and hundreds of Aztec allies embarked on an epic journey through arid deserts and rugged mountains. They encountered rich traditions and brought new technologies. The resulting collision and combination of cultures reverberates today.

Dankworth Village, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Take Highway 191 south from Safford for 7 miles. Dankworth Ponds State Park sign will be on east side of road. Turn onto Dankworth Road to parking lot. This is a State Park and cars must pay $4.00 fee. Phone (928) 348-4400 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Roper Lake State Park Dankworth Village Take a trip back in time and see how the Mogollon people became successful farmers in the southeastern Arizona, the Paleo-Indian (Clovis culture) hunters use stone-tipped spears and Cochise people hunt and gather throughout the year.

Davis Dam, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Bureau of Reclamation web site Located 8 miles north of the City of Laughlin on the Nevada side and 10 miles north of Bullhead City on the Arizona side of the Colorado River. Lake Mohave resulted from the construction of Davis Dam which spans the Colorado River below Hoover Dam,

Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Phone (928) 348-4400 Activities CLIMBING, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic 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 acres) in Arizona is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. In 1990, the Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System established by the Wilderness Act of 1964. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. Please follow the regulations in place for this area, and use Leave No Trace techniques when visiting to ensure protection of its unique natural and experiential qualities. Motorized equipment and equipment

Eagletail Mountains Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The Eagletail Mountains Wilderness is located 75 miles west of Phoenix just south of Interstate 10. It covers portions of Maricopa, La Paz, and Yuma counties. Directions to Courthouse Rock: From Phoenix: Take I-10 west to the Salome Road exit (#81). Turn left at the stop sign and make an immediate right onto Harquahala Valley Road and follow for 5 miles to the intersection of Centennial Road and Courthouse Road. Turn right onto Centennial Road and continue west for about 6.5 miles until reaching Pipeline Road (unmarked). Turn right onto Pipeline Road and follow it for 3.8 miles until reaching backcountry route YE013 (near the Wilderness designation sign). Turn left and park near the information kiosk. From Quartzite: Take I-10 east to the Hovatter Road exit (#53). Turn right onto Hovatter Road. After crossing over the canal, turn left onto an unmarked dirt road. After 1 mile, turn right

Fishhooks Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Phone (928) 348-4400 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic 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 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System established by the Wilderness Act of 1964. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. Please follow the regulations in place for this area, and use Leave No Trace techniques when visiting to ensure protection of its unique natural and experiential qualities. Click on any of the seven standard Leave No Trace principles listed below to learn more about how to apply them to your visit

Fort Bowie National Historic Site, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions From Willcox, AZ / points west on I-10: drive 23 miles east of Willcox on Interstate 10 to the the town of Bowie. Exit at the first Bowie exit and drive through the town. Follow the signs for Fort Bowie National Historic Site and turn south on Apache Pass Road. Drive 13 miles to the Fort Bowie Trailhead (the last mile of the road is unpaved). Be prepared to walk the three miles round trip to the ruins and back to your car. Phone (520) 847-2500 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Fort Bowie National Historic Site Official Website Fort Bowie National Historic Site Map Fort Bowie witnessed almost 25 years of conflict between the

Gila River, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas The Gila River recreation area is located along the Gila River and SR 77 north of Winkelman in Gila County, AZ, approximately 70 miles north of Tucson and 100 miles southeast of Phoenix. There are two sites along the Gila River upstream from the town of Winkelman, Arizona. The Shores and Christmas recreation sites are minimally developed to provide access to the river for river-related recreation opportunities. The Gila River flows during the spring and summer are suitable

Glen Canyon National, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Official Website Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Map Encompassing over 1.25 million acres, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area offers unparalleled opportunities for water-based & backcountry recreation. The recreation area stretches for hundreds of miles from Lees Ferry in Arizona to the Orange Cliffs of southern Utah, encompassing scenic vistas, geologic wonders, and a vast panorama of human history.

Grand Canyon National Park North & South Rim Camping

Directions South Rim: Open all year, is located 60 miles north of Williams, Arizona (via route 64 from Interstate 40) and 80 miles northwest of Flagstaff (via route 180). Grand Canyon lies entirely within the state of Arizona. North Rim: Now closed for the winter – opens May 15, 2020, for the season. North Rim is located 30 miles south of Jacob Lake on Highway 67; the actual rim of the canyon is an additional 14 miles south. Jacob Lake, AZ is located in northern Arizona on Highway 89A, not far from the Utah border. Phone (928) 638-7888 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: 1. MATHER CAMPGROUND >> Camping Area The Mather Campground is conveniently located on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park in northern Arizona. Grand Canyon is one of the most inspiring landscapes on Earth and draws over five million visitors per year

Harquahala Mountain Backcountry Byway, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The byway is 80 miles west of Phoenix or 40 miles southwest of Wickenburg. From Phoenix, take I-10 west to the Salome Road Exit (50 miles). Turn right and follow for 9.6 miles to Eagle Eye Road. Turn right and go 8.5 miles to the byway which heads north towards the summit. Or travel north on I-17 to the Carefree Highway exit, turn left on H-74, heading west past Lake Pleasant, to H-60. Turn right and head northwest to Wickenburg. From Wickenburg, continue on H-60 (which veers west), to Aguila. Turn right, heading south, on Eagle Eye Road 18.5 miles to the byway heading 10.5 miles north climbing the summit. Phone (623) 580-5500 Activities AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking

Harquahala Mountains Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions High-clearance and four-wheel-drive vehicles are needed to travel to the boundary of the wilderness. Paved State Route 60 provides access to jeep trails extending to the wilderness area’s north boundary. The paved Eagle Eye Road provides access to numerous jeep trails along the area’s southern side. Harquahala Peak can be reached by the Harquahala Back Country Byway; a 10.5 mile steep, winding, and narrow road for 4-wheel drive, high-clearance vehicles. Phone (623) 580-5500 Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Overview The 22,880-acre Harquahala Mountains Wilderness lies in Maricopa and La Paz counties, 80 miles northwest of Phoenix, Arizona. This wilderness contains part of one of western Arizona’s largest desert mountain ranges. The 5,691-foot-

Hassayampa River Canyon Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Phone (623) 580-5500 Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic 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 48 miles northwest of Phoenix, Arizona in Yavapai County. The wilderness includes several miles of free-flowing Hassayampa River and its associated riparian habitat. The side canyons and the uplands support chaparral, paloverde and saguaro plant communities. Recreation opportunities such as extended horseback riding and backpacking trips, sightseeing and photography are enhanced by the diverse topography, scenic character, and size, as well as the botanical, wildlife, and cultural values of the area. Know Before You Go In wilderness, you can enjoy

Homestead Climbing Area, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The Homestead is approximately 16 miles south of Globe and 14 miles north of Winkelman along State Hwy 77 in Gila County. The access road entrance is at mile marker 153.3, on the east side of the highway immediately south of the guard rail at a drainage crossing. There are no turning lanes or signs at the turnoff. Please keep the highway right of way fence gate closed, and continue on the primitive road approximately 2 miles to the Access Fund trailhead and primitive camping area. The access road is single lane, primitive and usually in rough condition from erosion after rainstorms. A very rough section which may be impassable is found about 0.8 miles from the highway. A high-clearance 4WD vehicle is strongly recommended. From the Access Fund trailhead, take the hiking trail approximately 0.5 miles towards the canyon, bypassing the Dripping Springs Ranch private property, and continue

Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site is located at mile post 446.3 on AZ state route 264. Visitors traveling on I-40 can take U.S. Highway 191 North to Ganado and drive west on Hwy. 264. If you are traveling from Gallup, New Mexico, you may take U.S. Highway 491 North to U.S. Highway 264 west toward Ganado, through Window Rock,Arizona. When you are driving south from Chinle, Arizona on Hwy. 191 you will drive east when you reach Hwy. 264. Phone (928) 755-3475 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site Official Website Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site Map The squeaky wooden floor greets your entry into the

Hummingbird Springs Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions This wilderness area is a two-hour drive from metropolitan Phoenix. It can be accessed from the south by exiting Interstate 10 at the Tonopah or Salome Road exits. The Eagle Eye Road south of Aguila provides access from the north. Dirt roads extend to the wilderness boundary from these roads and other unnamed roads nearby. Road conditions vary, and high clearance and four-wheel-drive vehicles are recommended. Phone (623) 580-5500 Activities HIKING, WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Hummingbird Springs Wilderness Map Overview This 31,200- acre wilderness lies 55 miles west of Phoenix in western Maricopa County. The colorful escarpments of the 3,418-foot-high Sugarloaf Mountain rise steeply from the Tonopah Desert plains giving the wilderness exceptional scenic value,

Imperial Dam Long Term Visitor Area, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions This Long Term Visitor Area is located north of Yuma on the California side of the Colorado River. Exit Interstate 8 and follow S-24 North approximately 22 miles to the turn off on Senator Wash road. Turn onto Senator Wash road and follow it for approximately 2 miles to the campgrounds. Phone (928) 317-3200 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CLIMBING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Imperial Dam Long Term Visitor Area Web Site Overview The Imperial Dam Long Term Visitor Area (LTVA) was created in 1983 to fulfill the needs of winter visitors and to protect the

Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Imperial National Wildlife Refuge Imperial National Wildlife Refuge protects wildlife habitat along 30 miles of the lower Colorado River in Arizona and California, including the last unchannelized section before the river enters Mexico. The river and its associated backwater lakes and wetlands are a green oasis, contrasting with the surrounding desert mountains. More than 15,000 acres of Imperial National Wildlfie Refuge is designated as wilderness. Wilderness is protected to ensure that

Imperial Reservoir Area: Mittry Lake Wildlife Area, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Laguna Dam is approximately 18 miles northeast of Yuma, Arizona. Phone 602-942-3000 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, WATER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Grand TourOfficial Web Site Arizona Game and Fish Department Mittry Lake Wildlife Area lies in and adjacent to the floodplain of the Colorado River between Laguna and Imperial Dams. Mittry Lake covers approximately 750 acres, with much of the shoreline covered with cattails and bullrush. Mittry Lake has recently undergone rehabilitation work including marsh dredging, revegetation and fish habitat improvement, making it an ideal location for small game hunting and sportfishing. Major species for small game hunting include waterfowl, doves, quail, rabbit and raccoon. Major species of fish in the lake include largemouth

Indian Bread Rocks Picnic Area, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Indian Bread Rocks Picnic Area is the access point to the Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness. The Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness consists of 11,700 acres and lies 20 miles east of Willcox and 7 miles south of Bowie, Arizona in Cochise County. From Bowie, travel south on Apache Pass Road then west on the dirt road leading to Happy Camp Canyon. Phone (928) 348-4400 Activities CLIMBING, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Indian Bread Rocks Picnic Area Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness Weather Consisting of the rugged slopes of the Dos Cabezas Mountains, elevations range from 4,080 feet to 7,500 feet, allowing for a variety of plant and animal life, as well as excellent recreational opportunities.

Kaibab National Forest, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds HULL CABIN WHITE HORSE LAKE Campground DOGTOWN LAKE CAMPGROUND AND GROUP KAIBAB LAKE SITES AND GROUP AREAS SPRING VALLEY CABIN BUNKHOUSE TEN-X CAMPGROUND JACOB LAKE RECREATION AREA DEMOTTE JUMPUP CABIN Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Dogtown Lake Picnic Site Kendrick Mountain Wilderness Monument Viewpoint Big Springs Cabins Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Kaibab National Forest From canyons to prairies, peaks to plateaus, the Kaibab National Forest, which is nestled on the Colorado Plateau, offers layers of opportunity for discovery. The Mogollon Rim

Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions to Visitor Center and Headquarters: From I-8 in California: take the Winterhaven Drive and Fourth Avenue Exit south into Yuma, Arizona. The refuge office is located at the first intersection. Directions to the refuge proper: From Yuma, take Highway 95 north towards Quartzsite, Arizona, to refuge entrance signs. Phone 928-783-7861 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Kofa National Wildlife Refuge Kofa National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1939. The refuge encompasses 665,400 acres of pristine desert that is home to the desert bighorn sheep and the California fan palm, the only native palm in Arizona. Bighorn sheep are found chiefly in the two mountain ranges that

Kofa Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Canyon, and Crystal Hill, which is the northernmost entrance 10 miles south of Quartzsite. An entrance off U.S. Interstate 10 at the Vicksburg Road provides access to the northeast corner of the Refuge. Old roads, remnants from the mining era, connect all areas of the Refuge so pioneering individuals can negotiate throughout the Refuge from north to south or east to west. Four-wheel drive vehicles are a must; some of the more remote sections of the Refuge will take 3 – 4 hours of driving to reach from the highway. There are no visitor facilities on the Refuge; the nearest

La Posa Long Term Visitor Area, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Exit Interstate 10 at the city of Quartzsite, AZ. Take highway 95 south to the four La Posa LTVAs (North, South, East, and Tyson Wash). The LTVA entrances are approximately 2 miles south of town. Phone (928) 317-3200 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas La Posa Long Term Visitor Area Web Site La Posa Long Term Visitor Area Map Arizona OHV Regulations Arizona OHV Regulations Overview The La Posa Long Term Visitor Area (LTVA) was created in 1983 to fulfill the needs of winter visitors and to protect the local desert ecosystem from overuse. The

Lake Pleasant, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Yucca HouseOfficial Web Site Lake Pleasant Map Lake Pleasant This newly expanded reservoir has 114 miles of shoreline for family recreation uses. The reservoir boasts a 10-lane boat ramp; parking for 200 vehicles. Recreational facilities concentrated primarily on the reservoir’s western shore. About 450 picnic sites, 165 campsites ranging from tent to primitive to improved camping with full utility hookups, 14 group-use areas, 4 overlooks, a full-service marina

Lava Flow Trail, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 34 miles west of Casa Grande. To access Lava Flow West and South trailheads, travel south on Vekol Valley Road (BLM Route 8007) 2.1 miles to the Vekol Ranch turnoff. An information kiosk will be on your right. For the West trailhead, continue south on Route 8007 for 5.7 miles. Turn left on BLM Route 8046 and travel 2 miles to the trailhead. For the South trailhead, continue for 8.7 miles south from the kiosk to BLM Route 8024. Turn left onto Route 8024 and travel 3.7 miles to the trailhead. To access Lava Flow North Trailhead, travel south on

Mittry Lake Wildlife Area, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Take AZ Highway 95 east 7 miles from Yuma, AZ. Turn north on Avenue 7E, go north 9 1/2 miles to pavement end. Continue on and Mittry Lake begins approximately 1/2 mile past end of pavement. Phone 928-317-3200 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas The Mittry Lake Wildlife Area includes about 600 acres of water surface and 2400 acres of marsh or upland. A wide variety of vegetative and wildlife species can be found here, with a scenic backdrop of three mountain ranges. Numerous serpentine waterways connect to main lake body and make exploring by boat a unique experience. This area is jointly managed

Mokaac Trail, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 (435) 688-3200 Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Mokaac Trail Map Mokaac Trail Scenic views, chance wildlife sightings and a sense of history await you on the Mokaac Trail. Mokaac Trail was once part of a main road onto the western Arizona Strip beginning in the early 1900’s. The trail is no longer a part of the active road system but remains a symbol of

Montezuma Castle National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Montezuma Castle: Follow I-17 to exit 289 (90 minutes north of Phoenix, 45 minutes south of Flagstaff). Drive east (through two traffic circles) for approximately 1/2 mile to the blinking red light. Turn left onto Montezuma Castle Road. Montezuma Well: Follow I-17 to exit 293 (north of the exit for Montezuma Castle). Continue through the towns of McGuireville and Rimrock, following the signs for 4 miles to the entrance to the Well. Phone (928) 567-3322 Activities PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Montezuma Castle National Monument Official Website Montezuma Castle National Monument Map Today we gaze through the windows of the past into one of the best preserved cliff dwellings in North America. This 20

Mount Nutt Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Twin Springs Access: Four-wheel drive vehicle is required. From Highway 93 north of Kingman, turn west onto Highway 68. Follow Highway 68 to Estrella Rd. Follow Estrella Rd south for 4.7 miles to Shinarump Dr. Turn right onto Shinarump Dr and proceed 0.5 miles to Kaibab Rd. Turn left (south) on Kaibab Rd and proceed 2.4 miles to a jeep trail on your right. Turn right on this jeep trail and proceed about one mile, following the wilderness boundary, to trailhead parking. Cave Spring Access: From Kingman, follow Highway 93 north to Highway 68. Turn west onto Highway 68 and follow it approximately 9 miles to Estrella Rd. Head south on Estrella Rd for 4.7 miles to Shinarump Dr. Turn right onto Shinarump Dr and proceed 2.0 miles to Guthrie Rd. Turn right on Guthrie Rd and park at the small rock-lined parking area on your left. Access can

Mount Tipton Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions With the exception of the Big Wash Road Access, 4-wheel drive is recommended for all described access routes. High clearance vehicle required for all routes. Antelope Canyon Access: Turn east onto the Pierce Ferry Road from Highway 93 at milepost 42. Proceed north and east through Dolan Springs to 19th Street. Turn right on 19th Street and proceed for 0.6 miles. Turn right on Ocotillo Drive and proceed for 1.0 mile. Turn left on 17th Street and proceed for 0.2 miles. Turn right on Orchid Street and proceed 0.5 miles. Turn left onto 16th Street (no sign) and proceed one block. Turn right onto Palm Street and proceed 0.5 miles, at which point you have reached the wilderness boundary. A jeep trail continues south another 1.5 miles along the boundary to a parking area. A small half mile interpretive loop trail is located at the parking area outside of

Mount Wilson Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions A four-wheel drive vehicle is strongly recommended for all access routes. Missouri Spring Access: Turn northeast onto the Temple Bar Road from Highway 93. This turnoff is about 19 miles south of Hoover Dam. Look for Road #130, on the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, located on your left, at approximately milepost 10.8. Follow this trail for 3.1 miles to trailhead parking. Cabin Site Access: Turn northeast onto the Temple Bar Road from Highway 93, about 19 miles south of Hoover Dam. A jeep trail is located a short distance north of milepost 5. Follow this trail west about 4 miles to its end. Phone (928) 718-3700 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation

Mt. Trumbull, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions From St. George, Utah via South River Road. Head south on BLM Road 1069 towards County Road 5 for 38 miles. Continue left on County Road 5 for 12 miles. Turn left at the Mt. Trumbull Schoolhouse. Continue east for 12 miles. The Mt. Trumbull Trailhead is on the left side of the road. Phone (435) 688-3200 Activities AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Mt. Trumbull is centered in the Uinkaret Mountains, just north of the Grand Canyon. The area contains basalt flows and cinder cones draped with ponderosa pine, pinyon pine, and juniper. Tassel-eared Kaibab squirrels and wild turkeys are abundant. There are opportunities to hike the Mt.

Muggins Mountain Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The Muggins Mountains Wilderness area is located approximately 25 miles east of Yuma, Arizona. Access by high-clearance and/or four-wheel drive vehicles is recommended. To access Muggins Wash, take exit 21 (Dome Valley) from I-8. Pass through Ligurta on Old Highway 80 and turn north onto County Ave. 20E. Turn east onto County 7th Street and Drive Beyond the Dome Valley Transfer Station to the Muggins Wash nonwilderness corridor. The corridor extends into the center of the Wilderness near the southern base of Muggins Peak but becomes rough, four-wheel-drive-only for the last mile or so. It is recommended that you leave your vehicle near the information kiosk or before descending into the wash. Phone (928) 317-3200 Activities HIKING, WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails

Muleshoe Ranch, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Weather Redfield Canyon Wilderness BLM Site The Muleshoe Ranch Cooperative Management Area (CMA) is 55,000 acres of rugged beauty, lush riparian areas, and an array of recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. This area is jointly owned and managed by The Nature Conservancy, the Forest Service, and the Bureau of Land Management. These three groups are working together to conserve and

Navajo National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Navajo National Monument Official Website Navajo National Monument Map Navajo National Monument was established in 1909 to preserve and interpret the archaeological and cultural heritage of the Ancestral Pueblo people who built Tsegi Phase villages within the natural sandstone alcoves of the canyons. Betatakin, Keet Seel, and Inscription House were occupied from approximately 1250 AD to 1300 AD and are among the best preserved cliff dwellings in the state of Arizona.

Needle’s Eye Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Phone (520) 258-7200 Activities WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic 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 1990, the Needle’s Eye Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System established by the Wilderness Act of 1964. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. Please follow the regulations in place for this area, and use Leave No Trace techniques when visiting to ensure protection of its unique natural and experiential qualities. How to follow the seven standard Leave No Trace principles differs in different parts of the

New Water Mountains Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The New Water Mountains Wilderness Area is located east of Quartzsite, just south of I-10 and just north of the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge in La Paz county. The western boundary of the Wilderness can be accessed from I-10 at the Gold Nugget Road exit (#26). Taking the exit for State Route 60 (#31) and then turning right onto Ramsey Mine Road gives access to the northern boundary. Due to infrequent maintenance and the wide range of road conditions that you might encounter, it is strongly recommended that high-clearance, four-wheel-drive vehicles are used for access to the Wilderness boundary. Phone (928) 317-3200 Activities WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas New Water Mountains Wilderness New Water Mountains Wilderness

North Santa Teresa Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Phone (928) 348-4400 Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic 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 acres) in Arizona is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. In 1990, the North Santa Teresa Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System established by the Wilderness Act of 1964. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. Please follow the regulations in place for this area, and use Leave No Trace techniques when visiting to ensure protection of its unique natural and experiential qualities. How to follow the

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The Kris Eggle Visitor Center is located on Highway 85, approximately 25 miles south of Why, AZ. Phone (520) 387-6849 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds TWIN PEAKS CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Official Website Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Map Look closely. Look again. The sights and sounds of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, an International Biosphere Reserve, reveal a thriving community of plants and animals. Human stories echo throughout this desert preserve, chronicling thousands of years of desert living. A scenic drive, wilderness hike or a night of camping will expose you to a living desert that thrives.

Parker Strip, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds CROSSROADS CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Back country byways traverse scenic corridors that are off the beaten path. The Parker Dam Road “Thread of Life” highlights the scenic, natural, historic, and prehistoric values along an11 mile (18 km) road that travels along the California shore of the Colorado River. This area has attracted people, wildlife, and vegetation along a linear oasis, creating the

Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Usually you can drive through the park to connect I-40 with Hwy 180. There is a Federal Highways Administration Road and Bridge Rehabilitation Project right now that creates a closure at the middle of the park road. Estimated Project Time: January 2nd through May 9th, 2020. For more information on this project and subsequent road closures please visit https://www.nps.gov/pefo/planyourvisit/road-closures.htm Phone (928) 524-6228 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Petrified Forest National Park Official Website Petrified Forest National Park Map Did you know that Petrified Forest is more spectacular than ever? While the park has all the wonders known for a century,

Pipe Spring National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Pipe Spring National Monument is located 15 miles west of Fredonia, AZ and 45 miles east of Hurricane, UT. From Interstate 15, turn onto Utah State Route 9 in Hurricane, Utah. Take Utah State Route 59 east out of Hurricane. This road turns into Arizona State Route 389 at the state line. Pipe Spring is 45 miles east of Hurricane. From Utah Highway 89 and 89A, turn onto Arizona State Route 389 in Fredonia, Arizona. Pipe Spring is 15 miles west of Fredonia. Phone (928) 643-7105 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Pipe Spring National Monument Official Website Pipe Spring National Monument Map Beneath vermilion cliffs, American Indians, Mormon ranchers,

Prescott National Forest, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Activities BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds PLAYGROUND GROUP THUMB BUTTE TURNEY GULCH GROUP UPPER WOLF CREEK GROUP EAGLE RIDGE GROUP CAMPGROUND SYCAMORE CABIN HORSETHIEF CABIN GROOM CREEK SCHOOLHOUSE GROOM CREEK HORSE CAMP LYNX CAMPGROUND ALTO PIT OHV CAMPGROUND YAVAPAI CAMPGROUND WHITE SPAR CAMPGROUND POTATO PATCH CAMPGROUND HILLTOP CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Juniper Mesa Wilderness Woodchute Wilderness Chino Valley Ranger District Verde Ranger District Ranch (62) Trailhead Grief Hill Day Use Area / Trailhead Mingus Mountain Vista Williamson Valley Trailhead Dugas – Tule Mesa Pine Mountain Wilderness Clarkdale Area Mingus Mountain Granite Mountain via Williamson Valley Road Thumb Butte Crown King Area (Horsethief Basin) Thumb Butte (Climbing) Camp Wood Area

Rainbow Bridge National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Rainbow Bridge National Monument is located between Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and the Navajo Nation. There are no roads in the vicinity of the monument. Rainbow Bridge can be reached by boat on Lake Powell or by hiking one of two trails around Navajo Mountain on the Navajo Nation, by permit only. Boat tours are available. The entrance to Forbidding Canyon is located at buoy 42 on Lake Powell. Boaters should be familiar with the Aids to Navigation (buoy) system and use a navigational map. Phone (928) 608-6200 Activities BOATING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Rainbow Bridge National Monument Official Website Rainbow Bridge National Monument Map Rainbow Bridge is one of the world’s largest known

Redfield Canyon Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions From Tucson, take Interstate 10 east to Benson and then north along Pomerene Road to Redington. At Redington, turn right beyond the bridge. You will need permission to cross State Trust Lands and private lands at this access point. An option would be to take Interstate 10 to exit 340 at Willcox and proceed 32 miles to the Muleshoe Ranch. Access to the area can also be obtained by following the four-wheel-drive Jackson Cabin Road from the ranch north to the wilderness boundary. Phone (928) 348-4400 Activities CLIMBING, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas BLM Website Muleshoe Ranch Preserve The Redfield Canyon Wilderness (6,600 acres) is in southeastern Arizona and is managed by the

Route 66 Historic Back Country Byway, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The Historic Route 66 National Back Country Byway begins five miles south of Kingman at the McConnico exit off Interstate 40. To begin at the southern end, exit off Interstate 40 at the Topock/Golden Shores. Switchbacks access Oatman and the mining community of Goldroad. Phone (928) 718-3700 Activities AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas This 42-mile stretch of two-lane blacktop is one of the last and best-preserved segments of the original Route 66, one of America’s first transcontinental highways. This portion of the highway once included one of the most fearsome obstacles for “flatland” travelers in the 1930’s: the hairpin curves and steep grades of Sitgreaves Pass, which characterize Old

Rug Road, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Rug Road Rug Road got its name from the remnants of carpet that people have used to fill holes and ledges along the road to make it more passable. The road is one of the roughest roads in the Safford Field Office – it is not for the faint of heart. Travel on

Safford-Morenci Trail, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The West Trailhead near Bear Springs is about 12 miles northeast of Safford via the Solomon Pass and Salt Trap Roads. To reach the trailhead, take 8th Avenue north out of Safford. A half mile after crossing the Gila River bridge, take the right fork onto Airport Road. Drive 4.3 miles to Aviation Way. Turn left onto Aviation Way, then another immediate left onto the paved unsigned road. This is the Solomon Pass Road, follow it 8.0 miles to the Solomon Pass – Salt Trap Road Junction. Take the left fork onto Salt Trap Road and follow 1.8 miles. Turn left and continue about 4 miles west to the West Trailhead. If you reach Salt Trap tank with corrals, you’ve missed the turn. A 4WD high-clearance vehicle is needed for sections of the last 4 miles. To reach the East Trailhead (6 air miles west of Morenci), take the

Saguaro National Park, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 application. Phone (520) 733-5153 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Saguaro National Park Official Website Saguaro National Park Map Tucson, Arizona is home to the nation’s largest cacti. The giant saguaro is the universal symbol of the American west. These majestic plants, found only in a small portion of the United States, are protected by Saguaro National Park, to

San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions From Douglas, Arizona, take Highway 191 north to mile marker 11. About 1/4 mile past milepost take paved road to the east for 1 mile to refuge office complex. Phone 520-364-2104 Activities HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas The San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge is located on the U.S.-Mexican border in Cochise County, Arizona. Situated at 3,720 to 3,920 feet elevation in the bottom of a wide valley, the refuge encompasses a portion of the headquarters of the Yaqui River, which drains primarily western Chihuahua and eastern Sonora, Mexico. The 2,309-acre ranch was acquired by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1982 to protect the water resources and provide habitat for endangered native fishes. This

San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Located 9 miles east of Sierra Vista on state Route 90. Phone (520) 258-7200 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area The San Pedro riparian area, containing about 40 miles of the upper San Pedro River, was designated by Congress as a National Conservation Area (NCA) on November 18, 1988. The primary purpose for the designation is to protect and enhance the desert riparian ecosystem, a rare remnant of what was once an extensive network of similar riparian systems throughout the Southwest. Many recreational opportunities are available within the NCA. Three of the most popular sites are

San Simon Valley, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Haekel Road – From Safford, travel seven miles east on Highway 70. Turn right on BLM’s Haekel Road and proceed 25 miles to the area. Fan Road – From Bowie, turn north on Central Avenue and continue two miles north to the Fan Road. Continue on the Fan Road for eight miles, then turn left on Haekel Road and proceed nine miles to the area. Tanque Road – This road provides access from Highway 191. The turnoff from Highway 191 onto Tanque Road is located near milepost marker 105. Phone (928)348-4400 Activities AUTO TOURING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Approximately 500,000 acres of public land in the San

Senator Wash Boat Ramp Day Use Area, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions From Interstate 8: Take the 4th Avenue exit to Imperial County Road S-24. Go north approximately 22 miles to Senator Wash Road. Turn left and follow signs 4 miles to Senator Wash Boat Ramp, 3/4 mile east of Hwy 78. From AZ 98: Travel north from Yuma on AZ 95. Turn left at Imperial Dam Road at the “Big Guns”. Turn right onto Senator Wash Road and follow signs 4 miles to Squaw Lake. Phone 928-317-3200 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Senator Wash Boat Ramp and Day Use Area Web Site Day use parking and boat ramp on a water storage reservoir near

Sierra Estrella Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Sierra Estrella Wilderness Overview This 14,400-acre wilderness, located just 15 miles southwest of Phoenix, contains one of the most rugged mountain ranges in Arizona. The knife-edged ridgelines, steep slopes and rough rocky canyons provide challenges for hikers, backpackers, climbers and hunters. Butterfly Mountain rises 2,600 feet above the desert plain to an elevation of 4,119 feet in only two miles. The Quartz Peak Trail takes you to the summit of the Sierra Estrella. The extreme elevation differences

Signal Mountain Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Signal Mountain Wilderness Signal Mountain Wilderness Map Overview The 13,350-acre Signal Mountain Wilderness is in southwest Maricopa County, 18 miles northwest of Gila Bend and 35 miles southwest of Phoenix. This wilderness is adjacent to the 64,000-acre Woolsey Peak Wilderness just to the southeast, separated by a four-wheel-drive road. This wilderness offers a variety of scenery, including sharp volcanic peaks, steep-walled canyons, arroyos, craggy ridges and outwash plains. Signal Mountain, at the area’s center, rises 1,200 feet above the

Sonoran Desert National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The Sonoran Desert National Monument is in south central Arizona, 60 miles from Phoenix. Interstate 8 provides some access at the Vekol interchange (Exit 144) and the Freeman Interchange (Exit 140). State Highway 238 and the Maricopa Road afford access to the North Maricopa Mountains and the Butterfield Overland Stage Route. Phone (623) 580-5500 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Overview The Sonoran Desert National Monument contains magnificent examples of untrammeled Sonoran Desert landscape. This National Monument is the most biologically diverse of the North American deserts, and the monument captures a significant portion of that diversity. The most striking aspect of the plant

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Sunset Crater Volcano and Wupatki 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 (928) 526-0502 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument Official Website Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument Map The cinder cone volcano’s rim is the dusky red of sunset, but the crater is only part of the story. Around 1085 the ground began to shake, and lava spewed high into the air. When the eruption finished, it had changed both the landscape and the people who lived here. Today, it teaches how nature and humankind affect each other”and how rebirth and

Table Top Trail, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 I-10 east from Phoenix to exit 164 (State Route 347). Turn right off the exit and head south on SR 347 for 28.4 miles to Hwy 84. Take Hwy 84 west for 5.6 miles to access I-8 west. Continue on I-8 west for 7.1 miles to exit 144 (Vekol Rd). Travel south on Vekol Rd for 2.1 miles to the Vekol Ranch turnoff. An information kiosk will be on the right. Keep right and continue south on Vekol Rd (BLM Route 8007, primitive dirt road) for 8.7 miles to BLM Route 8024. Turn left and travel 4.5 miles to the

Table Top Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions 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 I-10 east from Phoenix to exit 164 (State Route 347). Turn right off the exit and head south on SR 347 for 28.4 miles to Hwy 84. Take Hwy 84 west for 5.6 miles to access I-8 west. Continue on I-8 west for 7.1 miles to exit 144 (Vekol Rd). From I-8, head south on Vekol Rd, the wilderness is east of the road. Vekol Rd is maintained but can be rough or washed out. Inquire locally for conditions. Phone (623) 580-5500 Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from

Tonto National Forest, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds FRAZIER HORSE CAMPGROUND HOUSTON MESA SHARP CREEK Burnt Corral Campground Schoolhouse Campground (AZ) Windy Hill Campground Cholla Campground REYNOLDS CREEK GROUP CAMPGROUND FRAZIER GROUP CAMPGROUND GRAPEVINE GROUP CAMPGROUND CAVE CREEK GROUP SITE KELLNER GROUP CAMPGROUND TIMBER CAMP RECREATION AREA and GROUP CAMPGROUNDS Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Tonto National Forest Tonto National Forest Installs Automated Fee Machines The Tonto National Forest has installed new Automated Fee Machines for your convenience at designated recreation sites. Starting Monday, August 14th 2017, the following campgrounds require camping passes to be bought at these fee machines. America the Beautiful Interagency Senior or Access Pass holders

Tonto National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The cliff dwellings at Tonto National Monument are roughly two hours from the Phoenix metro area, located in the Tonto Basin. The monument is off AZ Highway 188 near Roosevelt Lake. The nearest major towns are Globe (30 miles) and Payson (50 miles). See our Directions page for recommendations on the best way to drive here from the larger metro areas of Arizona. Phone (928) 467-2241 Activities HIKING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Tonto National Monument Official Website Tonto National Monument Map The Salado Phenomena, 700 years ago, blended ideas of neighboring Native American cultures to emerge a unique and vibrant society. Tonto National Monument showcases two Salado-style cliff dwellings. Colorful pottery, woven cotton cloth, and

Tres Alamos Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The Tres Alamos Wilderness is located east of Alamo Lake State Park. From Wickenburg, follow highway 60 west to Wenden. Turn north onto a paved road toward Alamo Lake State Park. Turn right (east) onto a bladed dirt road at milepost 28. Drive 3 miles to the intersection with Alamo Lake Road at the Wayside RV Park. Turn right (south) on Alamo Lake Road, drive 0.5 miles and turn left (east) onto Palmerita Road. Drive 5.3 miles and turn right at intersection. Drive 13 miles to the western boundary of Tres Alamos Wilderness. A four-wheel drive vehicle is strongly recommended to gain access to this wilderness. Phone (928) 718-3700 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDERNESS, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s)

Trigo Mountain Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The Trigo Mountains Wilderness is located about 25 miles north of Yuma, Arizona, in La Paz County. From Yuma, travel north along Highway 95 to the Martinez Lake Road. Travel west on Martinez Lake Road to the Imperial National Wildlife Refuge. Travel northwest on Red Cloud Mine Road to Red Cloud Wash. Roads near the wilderness include Cibola Road, Hart Mine Wash Road, and Lopez Wash Road. High-clearance or four-wheel-drive vehicles are recommended for access to the wilderness boundary. Phone (928) 317-3200 Activities WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas BLM Wilderness Page Trigo Mountain Wilderness Weather Forecast The Trigo Mountain Wilderness (30,300 acres) in Arizona, is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. In 1990, the Trigo

Tumacácori National Historical Park, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Tumacácori National Historical Park is located off of Exit 29 of Interstate 19, forty-five miles (80 kilometers) south of Tucson, Arizona, and eighteen miles (26 kilometers) north of Nogales, Arizona. Phone (520) 377-5060 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Tumacácori National Historical Park Official Website Tumacácori National Historical Park Map Tumacácori sits at a cultural crossroads in the Santa Cruz River valley. Here O™odham, Yaqui, and Apache people met and mingled with European Jesuit and Franciscan missionaries, settlers, and soldiers, sometimes in conflict and sometimes in cooperation. Follow the timeworn paths and discover stories that connect us to enduring relationships, vibrant cultures, and traditions of long ago.

Turkey Creek Cliff Dwelling Trail, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions To reach Turkey Creek, drive 15 miles northwest of Safford on Highway 70. Turn west on Aravaipa-Klondyke Road and go approximately 40 miles, passing through the town of Klondyke, to the Aravaipa Canyon trailhead parking lot. From there, continue on the road, which turns left up Turkey Creek. Phone (928) 348-4400 Activities AUTO TOURING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas BLM Arizona Flickr BLM Arizona YouTube Channel BLM Arizona Facebook Page BLM Arizaon Twitter Nestled in the northern foothills of the Galiuro Mountains of southeastern Arizona lies Turkey Creek, a small riparian canyon that flows into Aravaipa Creek. Lined with large sycamore, Arizona walnut, and Arizona white oak trees, this narrow canyon

Turkey Creek, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 the road, which turns left up Turkey Creek. Phone (928) 348-4400 Activities AUTO TOURING, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, OBSERVATION SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Turkey Creek A graded county road provides access to the east Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness boundary. Creek crossings and seasonal road conditions may necessitate high-clearance or four-wheel-drive vehicles. Winter and summer flooding make the road impassable to all vehicles. Call ahead for road information.

Tuzigoot National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions From Phoenix or Flagstaff take I-17 to exit 287, and then travel west on Hwy 260 to Cottonwood. Once in Cottonwood travel north through the town on Main Street. Just before Clarkdale you will see signs directing visitors onto Tuzigoot Rd. Phone (928) 634-5564 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Tuzigoot National Monument Official Website Tuzigoot National Monument Map Crowning a desert hilltop is an ancient pueblo. A child scans the desert landscape for the arrival of traders. What riches will they bring? What stories will they tell? From the rooftop of the Tuzigoot pueblo it is easy to imagine such a moment. The pueblo shows us this ancient village built by the Sinagua people.

Upper Burro Creek Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions A four-wheel drive vehicle is strongly recommended for all access routes. Upper Burro Creek Access: This route should not be attempted within several days of major rainstorms or if the possibility of rain is in the forecast. Proceed to the town of Bagdad, AZ, and turn right on Lindahl Road. Follow the road to the junction with the Phelps Dodge Mine Access Road (about 3 miles) and turn right. Drive about 13 miles, following Camp Wood signs, to Bozarth Road (just past a ranch headquarters). Proceed west on Bozarth Road for 14.5 miles across Behm and Bozarth Mesas to the rim of Burro Creek Canyon. Go through the gates and drop steeply down into Burro Creek which marks the eastern boundary. Six-Mile Crossing Access: This route should not be attempted within several days of rainstorms or if the possibility of rain is in the forecast. Proceed to milepost 132

Virgin River Canyon Recreation Management Area, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The Recreation Area is located off of Interstate 15 about 20 miles southwest of St. George Utah and about 20 miles northeast of Mesquite, Nevada. Take the Cedar Pockets exit, located halfway through the Virgin River Gorge. Phone (435) 688-3200 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDERNESS, DAY USE AREA, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas ***** Notice of Temporary Closure ***** The BLM Arizona Strip Field Office has temporarily closed the Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area in order to complete necessary renovations of the restrooms and other infrastructure to ensure the health and safety of visitors. Once renovations are complete, the BLM will notify the public of the reopening of the recreation area through this website

Walnut Canyon National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Walnut Canyon National Monument is located approximately 7.5 miles (12 km) east of Flagstaff. From Interstate 40, take Exit 204, and turn south. The Walnut Canyon Visitor Center is located at the end of this 3-mile (5 km) road. Phone (928) 526-3367 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Walnut Canyon National Monument Official Website Walnut Canyon National Monument Map Come gaze across curved canyon walls. Among the remarkable geological formations of the canyon itself, the former homes of ancient inhabitants are easily evident. Along the trails you can imagine life within Walnut Canyon, while visiting actual pueblos and walking in the steps of those who came before.

Warm Springs Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Warm Springs Wilderness Map Warm Springs Wilderness Overview The 112,400-acre Warm Springs Wilderness is located in Mohave County, 30 miles southwest of Kingman, Arizona and 30 miles north of Lake Havasu City, Arizona. The Warm Springs Wilderness encircles an immense and pristine desert landscape. One thousand feet above the surrounding desert, the 10-mile long Black Mesa dominates the wilderness. Its edges are dissected into a maze of winding canyons. Remnant mesas

WestWorld, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Westworld Website Cliff Palace Twilight TourOfficial Web Site WestWorld is located in north Scottsdale at the base of the McDowell Mountains. Surrounded by the Sonoran Desert with over 360 acres of pristine landscaping, the covered Equidome Arena, Brett’s Barn, and state-of-the-art equine facilities provide a spectacular setting for a variety of venues, including four annual Signature Events: the Barrett/Jackson Classic Auto Auction; All Arabian Horse Show; Sun Country Quarter Horse Show; and the Thunderbird

White Canyon Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas White Canyon Wilderness Map White Canyon Trail Weather Forecast Superior, AZ – BLM Wilderness Page The White Canyon Wilderness (5,790 acres) in Arizona, is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. In 1990, the White Canyon Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System established by the Wilderness Act of 1964. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. Please follow the regulations in place for this area, and use Leave No Trace techniques

Woolsey Peak Wilderness, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions This wilderness is in southwest Maricopa County, 11 miles northwest of Gila Bend and 32 miles southwest of Phoenix, Arizona. Accessible via old U.S. Highway 80 and Enterprise Road south of Arlington, via various jeep trails extending south from the Aqua Caliente Road, and via Interstate 8 and the Painted Rocks Dam Road west of Gila Bend. It is adjacent to the 13,350-acre Signal Mountain Wilderness. Phone (623) 580-5500 Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Woolsey Peak Wilderness Map Weather Overview Congress added the Woolsey Peak portion of the Gila Bend Mountains to the National Wilderness Preservation System in 1990, citing the rugged topography, colorful scenic vistas, rich variety of wildlife and vegetation,

Wupatki National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Wupatki National Monument Official Website Wupatki National Monument Map Nestled between the Painted Desert and ponderosa highlands of northern Arizona, Wupatki is a landscape of legacies. Ancient pueblos dot red-rock outcroppings across miles of prairie. Where food and water seem impossible to find, people built pueblos, raised families, farmed, traded, and thrived. Today, if you linger and listen, earth and artifacts whisper their stories to us still.