Back to Things to Do


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. 


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


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