I had no idea that this lovely little garden was tucked away in the downtown Phoenix until I attended Matsuri last year. It is a beautiful garden, and a wonderfully calm place in the middle of the city. They also host tea ceremonies here- I haven't been able to do that yet, but I hope to.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.