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Arizona State Parks Trails System

Are you ready to hit the desert trails for adventure over various terrains? The Arizona State Trails system features over 600 non-motorized trails statewide for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding.

History & Nature

Explore Arizona’s great outdoors in the crisp air of a morning hike or capture a sunset view from the summit. Hit a trail just to get away from it all or challenge yourself to experience a different one each month. Whatever the reason, these recreational pathways offer something special, from knockout views to historic backstories and challenging treks. So, grab your gear and begin your Arizona hiking odyssey. You won’t be disappointed. In fact, we dare you to pick a favorite trail. 

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Things to Do

Need a recommendation on where to start? The Arizona State Committee on Trails (ASCOT) has a list of Top Trail Picks with detailed descriptions from committee members with first-hand knowledge.

Hotels, Lodging & Camping

Many trails are near state parks that feature camping. Another option is to stay in a nearby city and spend your day on the trails.

Hours & Pricing

For hours and pricing, please visit the website.

For More Information

Arizona State Parks Trails System
23751 N 23rd Ave., Suite 190
Phoenix, AZ 85085

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