There’s no shortage of great hikes in the desert.
While most people likely don’t imagine Phoenix as an outdoor lovers paradise, places like Boulder, Colorado or Portland, Oregon might come to mind first, The Valley of the Sun truly offers a unique outdoor experience. Just watch out for jumping cactus while you’re on the trail. And apply sunscreen. Lots and lots of sunscreen.
I do a lot of hiking around Phoenix, especially during the cooler months. Keep scrolling and to check out a list I put together for Thrillist about Phoenix’s most beautiful hikes, which includes a few of my favorites like South Mountain and Sunrise Peak.
Read the full story here: The Most Beautiful Places to Go Hiking in Phoenix
What’s your favorite Phoenix hike? Leave your top pick in the comments section below.
Main image via Flickr/Ryan Cadby