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Hikers, bikers and climbers in Greater Phoenix have come to the same conclusion as coyotes, roadrunners and jackrabbits: The Sonoran Desert is a great place to play.

How you experience the desert is up to you. Explore the different ways below and visit our outdoor recreation media gallery for more inspiration. 

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Brian Jump shares how the mystique of the desert turned an intended short stay in Phoenix into a career as an outdoor guide.

Take an 80-second tour of the Sonoran Desert, which is a paradise for lovers of the outdoors.
 

 

Explore the listings below for professional tour guides, equipment rental, activities and more. 

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