Beachside campsites offer easy access to the river, while hiking trails along the banks give hikers panoramic views of the river and beyond. Springtime wildflowers are best seen along the half-mile Lightning Bolt Trail, and the Copper Mines Trail and Lamb Springs Trail take you on an abandoned mine tour.
After a day of hiking or horseback riding, make a short drive for some of the best stargazing in the state.
Rugged mountain peaks, wildflower-studded hillsides, and desert oases define springtime in Southern Arizona, and there’s no better way to take it all in than a trip through Arizona’s state parks.
From wildlife to wildflowers and cactus blooms, late winter and spring is when the desert comes alive. Take a trip through the heart of the Sonoran Desert by way of Arizona State Parks.
California’s Central Valley is the “farm” to the “fork,” offering unique agricultural experiences alongside outdoor activities.
Explore the Central Valley’s rich agricultural heritage and tour some of the country’s most iconic national parks.
You’ll find an abundance of lonesome highways, dirt roads, ghost towns, and wide open vistas as you travel through northern Nevada’s Cowboy Country. Leave your expectations at home, pack plenty of water and snacks, then hit the road.
Whether you choose a strenuous adventure to the top of Arizona or a relaxing stroll through a dense forest, Flagstaff has you covered.
Make a morning stop at the Farm-to-Fantastic Farmer’s Market, which takes place every Saturday morning throughout the year. Stock up on farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, locally-sourced foods, and delicious baked goods before heading into the desert.
Leave the city behind and explore nature and an up-and-coming art scene in this historic mining town.