Hiking November 2022

NOVEMBER
Tom’s Thumb Hike in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Tom’s Thumb Hike in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Visible from most of Scottsdale, the curious rock knob known as Tom’s Thumb stands out among the pinnacles of the McDowell Mountains.
Hike the Templeton Trail in Northern Arizona

Hike the Templeton Trail in Northern Arizona

From mid-October through early November, the sycamores and cottonwoods surrounding Oak Creek put on a delicious display of autumn color along Sedona’s favorite stream.
Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park in Yarnell

Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park in Yarnell

In June 2013, the Yarnell Hill Fire blazed through this rugged territory, taking the lives of 19 firefighters. These brave men are memorialized with plaques placed roughly every 600 feet along the Hotshots trail.
Hiking Box Canyon of the Hassayampa River in Wickenburg

Hiking Box Canyon of the Hassayampa River in Wickenburg

“The Box” is an outdoor recreation free-for-all. Hikers and equestrians share the waterway with motorized traffic, gold panners and raucous families with kids and dogs.

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