Hikers can traverse 50 miles of trail at South Mountain Park and Preserve, one of the largest municipal parks in the United States.
Mountain bikers can climb to the top of McDowell Mountain (then hurtle back down again).
Climbers can leave their chalky handprints on the granite “hump” of Camelback Mountain.
The knowledgeable guides at Arizona Outback Adventures share tips and insider secrets in this blog series.
Petroglyphs—rock carvings left behind by ancient civilizations—can still be seen on these local trails.
In this video, Brian Jump explains how the mystique of the Sonoran Desert turned his short stay in Phoenix into a career here as a professional guide.
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