Category: Arizona

Cathedral Rock in Sedona

Cathedral Rock Sedona

If you are ever in Sedona, Arizona, I recommend the Cathedral Rock hike. In short distance (0.7 miles), this hike gains 660 feet and involves boulder climbing. It is a super fun hike and is rated as challenging. After parking at one of the parking lots near the trailhead, pay the fee at the fee

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Teacup Trail to Coffeepot Rock

Coffeepot Rock Hike

Teacup Trail to Coffeepot Rock is a moderately trafficked loop trail located near Sedona, Arizona. This hike offers a scenic view and is family-friendly. It’s a nice little hiking option when you don’t have hours to explore. This hike starts from the Sugarloaf trailhead that is located on Buena Vista Dr. The parking lot is

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Robbers Roost Trail in Arizona

Robbers Roost Sedona

Please note off-roading is required to get to the trailhead. Although you don’t need a 4×4, I wouldn’t recommend this hike if you have a low clearance vehicle. Robbers Roost Trail is an out and back trail in the Red Rock-Secret Mountain Wilderness located 20 miles northwest of Sedona, Arizona. It’s a lightly trafficked trail. We didn’t see anyone on

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Soldier Pass Trail in Sedona

Soldier Pass Trail

Sedona, Arizona offers many dog-friendly hiking trails. I enjoyed visiting the area with Xena past winter. Soldier Pass Trail is located in Coconino National Forest, and no permit is required for this hike. Soldier Pass is an out-and-back trail. The first half of this trail is often high-trafficked due to jeep tour and off-road vehicle

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Devil’s Bridge in Sedona

Adventure Dog

Since I started hiking and taking photos, Arizona became one of my favorite places. I just can’t get enough of its rugged desert landscape and the stunning skies during sunsets! Two years in a row, I was able to make a road trip to our neighboring state. Last winter, we explored near Phoenix and this winter,

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Hualapai Mountain: A Forest in the Desert

Hiking with Dog

Hualapai Mountain Park is 15 miles from Kingman, AZ  A forest in the desert? Yes! Although it was 82 degrees in Kingman at 4:30 PM, it was at least 10 degrees cooler at the main trailhead. The trailhead was pretty empty on that late Sunday afternoon. We parked next to the yellow gate and began

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Fremont Saddle via Peralta Trail

In the Tonto National Forest near Apache Junction, Peralta Trailhead is located 49 miles east of Phoenix, Arizona in the Superstition Mountains. Peralta Road to the trailhead is a dirt road but you don’t need a high clearance car. There is plenty of parking in the lot but it gets full by mid-morning during on weekends.

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