MONUMENTAL SIGHTS

Natural Grandeur

Parks and Monuments

From rust-red cliffs cut through by blue ribbons of water, to towering rock formations that defy belief, to a massive living cave beneath your feet, Arizona is full of incredible parks and monuments worthy of a visit.

Patagonia Lake State Park

Patagonia Lake State Park in Patagonia is a great place for fishing, water skiing, camping, picnicking, and hiking all year round.

Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park, near the town of Holbrook, has petrified wood, 13,000 years of human history, plus hiking, camping, and...

Picacho Peak State Park

Don’t miss Picacho Peak, the most famous summit in the Sonoran Desert, which you can spot on the interstate between Tucson and Phoenix.

Pipe Spring National Monument

Travel back in time when native tribes lived off the land and pioneers made their mark on Pipe Spring in Arizona. Tour Winsor Castle and...

Red Rock State Park

Hike, bike, or horseback ride on trails winding through Sedona’s iconic red rock formations. The 286-acre nature preserve also houses green...

River Island State Park

River Island State Park, near Parker, AZ, is an outstanding year-round outdoor destination for camping, fishing, boating, jet skiing,...

Roper Lake State Park

Visit Roper Lake State Park, located near Safford in southern Arizona, for fishing largemouth bass and rainbow trout, stay for camping,...

Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park, near Tucson, AZ, features giant saguaros in their native environment, plus access to wildlife viewing, hiking, and...

Slide Rock State Park

Take the plunge into one of America’s top swimming holes! Slide Rock State Park is one destination in Sedona, Arizona you won’t want to...

South Mountain

South Mountain Park / Preserve is a point of pride for Phoenix. As the largest municipally operated park in the country, it is an enjoyable...