State Parks To Visit This Summer – Water Edition

These 5 hikes in Sedona are some of our favorites! They’re spread out and offer great views of Sedona’s red rocks with varying degrees of difficulty.

Siphon Draw to Peak 5024

Lost Dutchman State Park The Quick Stats Distance: 6.2 miles out & back Elevation change: 2,000 ft Type: Maintained trail up until Siphon Draw and then it becomes an unmarked scramble to the top Restrooms at the Trailhead: yes Water at the trailhead: yes Dogs allowed: yes, but we wouldn’t recommend to hike with dogsContinue reading “Siphon Draw to Peak 5024”

Valley of Fire State Park

Overton, Neveda November 29, 2020 Location: 1.5 hours from Las Vegas, 5.5 hours from Phoenix Parking: Small parking lots at a lot of the trailheads. Never park in a area that has a no parking sign Pets: Not allowed on trails Fee: $10 entrance fee. Pay at self-pay station if there is no one atContinue reading “Valley of Fire State Park”

Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

A few hours at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park May 25th, 2020 Dog Friendly: Yes Fee: Yes. $10. Restrooms at trailhead: Yes We didn’t actually hike this. I am sure you can walk the entire sand dunes, but we just stayed around the main area. We stopped here on our way home from Zion andContinue reading “Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park”

Three Sister’s Summit

May 2, 2020 Length: 6.9 miles to 8 miles Route Type: Out & Back Elevation Gain: 2,502 ft Dog Friendly: I would not recommend bringing dogs Fee: Technically yes Restrooms at trailhead: No HOW TO GET THERE: You start this hike from the same trailhead as Wave Cave, so the directions are the same. From the valley you needContinue reading “Three Sister’s Summit”

Flatiron via Siphon Draw Trail

Length: 5.5 Miles Route Type: Out & Back Elevation Gain: 2,641 ft Dog Friendly: Yes – but not recommended Fee: Yes – amount varies Video: click here *Trail hours: 6am-10pm* Flatiron is known to be one of the hardest hikes in the valley. Although it is technically not in Maricopa county and is actually inContinue reading “Flatiron via Siphon Draw Trail”