You’ll find that once you get off the beaten path, hiking trails in Arizona’s mountains and deserts will open up in unexpected ways. The best guides and outfitters can make a typical hike into a future family gathering story. Guided hiking trips vary from half-day hiking clinics, to full multi-day backpacking expeditions. Specialty walking tours focus on ecology, history, geology, or archaeology.
Hiking trails in Arizona include hundreds of miles of backcountry. Some areas are accessible only to experienced backpackers. Others can be reached via ATV or mountain bikes. Visitors should check with the administering agencies about fire restrictions, and other regulations. Including off-highway vehicle restrictions, before heading into the backcountry.