Arizona is a hiker's paradise. From city parks to national parks and everything in between, there are hiking trails and opportunities for every level of hiker. The following books on Arizona hiking trails are readily available, and make a great addition to your Arizona reference library or a terrific gift for that friend or relative who is a hiker--or wannabe hiker!
This book has all your favorites around the entire state of Arizona, and is organized geographically. Includes day hikes and overnight backpacking trips.
Best Hikes With Dogs Arizona is published by Mountaineer Books, a nonprofit publishing company of the Mountaineering Club. The author lives in Phoenix and hikes with her dogs. Her personal experiences enhance the information provided.
For the urban hiker there are many opportunities in and around Phoenix. From Piestewa Peak to Camelback Mountain
to the Superstitions and South Mountain, you'll find fun and interesting hikes within a 30 minute drive of wherever you live.
This book is not limited to hiking, but in each Arizona town where the author tells you about doggie friendly places and activities there is also a section on suggested hiking trails that Fido might enjoy.
A reference guide for hikers and campers who want to become more familiar with the desert. Includes desert hazards, desert survival, available equipment, cameras and photographing of the desert, and navigation in the desert.
Almost 100 hike descriptions all over the state. A very detailed manual to help you enjoy the most of Arizona's trails.
The unique perspective of this book makes it a great family companion. The book focuses on trails where children can enjoy and learn about Arizona. Includes information on flora, fauna, petroglyphs, and introduces them to hiking etiquette.
Those of us who are desert dwellers brag about our wonderful weather, but often secretly bemoan the fact that we miss the changes of the seasons, particularly the autumn. This book will take care of that.
Another book for locals who don't have the time to travel around the state for their hiking pleasure. Also include horseback riding information.
The Grand Canyon deserves an excellent hiking directory of its very own, and here it is. You'll find the well known trails as well as the ones off the beaten path.