A guide to day hiking the waters of central Arizona's canyons and forests. There are descriptions, directions, maps, and photos for each of 50 unique day hikes near Phoenix, Wickenburg, Prescott, Camp Verde, Sedona, Payson, and Globe. There is an easy guide for selecting easier, moderate, and challenging hikes, as well as special hikes to waterfalls and swimming holes. Over 8,000 copies have been sold over the past four years.
• Jack Carlson & Elizabeth Stewart → Clear Creek Publishing 2009
The complete and authoritative guide to the eastern Superstition Wilderness of Arizona. This thoroughly researched book contains never before published trips into the backcountry and authenticated background history of the area. Over 40 treks in and around the Wilderness. Clear and simple hike and horse ride directions. Easy-to-Use topographic and trailhead maps. Trips for everyone rated easy to very difficult. History of cowboys, homesteaders, and miners. GPS coordinates for trailheads and key points. B&W photos and maps throughout
• Jack Carlson & Elizabeth Stewart → Clear Creek Publishing 2012
Rugged mountains with towering hoodoos, hidden canyons, seasonal creeks and waterfalls, majestic deserts and wildflowers, prehistoric ruins, and prospector camps -- all in a National Forest Wilderness less than an hour from Phoenix. Weavers Needle, Superstition Mountain, Charlesbois Spring, La Barge Canyon, Red Tanks Canyon, Graden Valley, Peters Canyon, and Peters Mesa are special places that spring to life with this guide's colorful history of the Superstitions. More adventures can be found in the companion book, Superstition Wilderness Trails East.
More than 65 treks in and around the Wilderness
Clear and simple hike and horse ride directions
Easy-to-use topographic and trailhead maps
Trips for everyone -- rated easy to very difficult
Intriguing history and folklore of the Superstitions
This completely updated version of Hiker's Guide to the Huachuca Mountains has easy-to-read maps and elevation profiles. The new title reflects use not just by hikers, but also mountain bikers and equestrians.
Over 130 miles of trail are covered, including the Huachuca Mountain Passage of the Arizona Trail.
From easy walks to challenging routes, this small but spectacular mountain range in Southeastern Arizona provides numerous opportunities to get out and enjoy all that nature has to offer. Let this guide show you the way!
This rich, enthusiastic guide to the Tucson, Rincon, Santa Catalina, and Santa Rita Mountains has been completely revised. Betty Leavengood's third edition of her bestselling Tucson Hiking Guide offers new routes and updated access information, detailed maps, and clear descriptions to area trailheads. This third edition includes: 37 hikes rated easy to difficult by mountain range; revised information on precautions for desert hiking; historical notes, photographs, and anecdotes; and detailed maps and descriptions with elevation/distance.
The official backcountry guide for Wickenburg takes you on routes that explore the west-central Sonoran Desert: from close-to-town roads and paths for an easy stroll to less-traveled routes full of geological beauty, colorful history, and remote atmospheres. This 144-page guidebook, written by award-winning writer Christine Maxa and designed and illustrated by David James, presents 32 routes for non-motorized travel and sightseeing drives. With more than 180 color photographs, detailed maps, GPS coordinates, and lively narratives, Wickenburg Adventures take you into the countryside where Western legends were made and mining lore still lingers. Where cowboys still feel at home and watchable wildlife still roam.
Williams, Arizona, is the Gateway to the Grand Canyon, and every year millions of people pass through this charming mountain town on their way to the Canyon. While the attractions of the Grand Canyon are well known through countless publications, those of the town of Williams have been neglected. Until now. This book details dozens of interesting things to do and see around the town. It is richly illustrated with photographs and maps and is fun to read.