The Arizona National Scenic Trail stretches 800 miles across the entire length of the state to connect deserts, mountains, forests, canyons, wilderness, history, communities and people. This non-motorized trail showcases Arizona’s diverse vegetation, wildlife and scenery, as well as unique historic and cultural sites. The route provides unparalleled opportunities for hikers, mountain bikers, equestrians and other trail users.

Starting at the U.S.-Mexico border, the path climbs and descends from one “sky island” mountain range to another, gaining and losing thousands of feet in elevation and traversing biomes ranging from desert to boreal forest. Continuing across the Sonoran Desert, the route crosses the Gila River, winds through the Superstition Mountains and the Mazatzal Wilderness on its way to the Mogollon Rim and majestic San Francisco Peaks. The trail north takes travelers across the Grand Canyon through billions of years of geology. Topping out on the North Rim, conifer forests dominate the Kaibab Plateau, eventually giving way to red bluffs dotted with sagebrush as the trail nears the Utah border on the edge of the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument. It is the backbone of Arizona.

Whether you hike, run, pedal or ride, the adventure of a lifetime is waiting for you on the Arizona Trail.
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1AZT - 39/40/41 (North Rim to 89A)
Kaibab National Forest (North)
49 miles
2North Kaibab (AZT)
Grand Canyon Village
14 miles
3South Kaibab (AZT)
South Rim
7 miles
4Arizona Trail Cutoff
South Rim
4 miles
5Greenway (Tusayan) South
Grand Canyon Village
2 miles
6AZT - Grandview Lookout to Tusayan
Grand Canyon Village
15 miles
7AZT - Coconino Rim
AZ - Northern Region
18 miles
8AZT - Babbitt Ranch
Flagstaff
26 miles
9AZT - (FSR 417)
Flagstaff
3 miles
10AZT - FSR 416
Flagstaff
7 miles
11AZT - Saddle Mtn
San Francisco Peaks
6 miles
12AZT - San Francisco Peaks
San Francisco Peaks
12 miles
13AZT - Fort Valley
Fort Valley Trail System
7 miles
14AZT - Little Elden Trail
MEDL (Mount Elden Dry Lakes)
6 miles
15AZT - Sandy Seep
MEDL (Mount Elden Dry Lakes)
1 mile
16AZT - Mt Elden
Flagstaff
8 miles
17AZT - Anderson Mesa
Flagstaff
10 miles
18AZT - Marshall Lake
Flagstaff
7 miles
19AZT - Walnut Canyon
Flagstaff
11 miles
20AZT - Mormon Lake
Flagstaff
22 miles
21AZT - Happy Jack
Happy Jack
9 miles
22AZT - Happy Jack
Happy Jack
20 miles
23AZT: Blue Ridge
Cabin Loops
15 miles
24AZT: Washington Park to FR300
Cabin Loops
2 miles
25AZT: Highline (Washington Park to Pine)
Pine
18 miles
26AZT: Whiterock Mesa
Pine
12 miles
27AZT: Whiterock Mesa
Pine
2 miles
28Saddle Ridge (AZT)
Tonto National Forest
10 miles
29Mine Road
Tonto National Forest
5 miles
30Mazatzal (AZT) North
Tonto National Forest
13 miles
31Cornucopia Trail
Sunflower
3 miles
32Mazatzal (AZT) South
Tonto National Forest
17 miles
33West Fork (AZT)
Sunflower
4,701 ft
34Thicket (AZT)
Sunflower
1 mile
35Sheep Creek
Sunflower
3,350 ft
36Saddle Mountain (AZT)
Tonto National Forest
5 miles
37Little Saddle (AZT)
Tonto National Forest
3 miles
38AZT: Saddle Mountain
Roosevelt
5 miles
39Arizona Trail: 21 Pine Mountain
Sunflower
8 miles
40Arizona Trail: 21 Pine Mountain
Sunflower
10 miles
41AZT: Four Peaks
Roosevelt
6 miles
42AZT - Four Peaks Wilderness
Tonto Basin
13 miles
43AZT: Superstition Wilderness
Roosevelt
9 miles
44AZT: Rogers Trough to Montana Mtn.
Superstition Wilderness
2 miles
45AZT - Superstition Wilderness
Superstition Wilderness
20 miles
46AZT (Whitford Canyon)
Superior
5 miles
47AZT (Ricewater Ridge)
Superior
5 miles
48AZT (North Tortilla Mountains)
Kelvin
12 miles
49Arizona Trail: Jeep Connector
Oracle
2 miles
50AZT (Tortilla Mountains)
Oracle
12 miles
51Arizona Trail: Powerline
Oracle
1 mile
52AZT (South Tortilla Mountains)
Tucson
4,990 ft
53AZT (Black Hills Road)
Oracle
1 mile
54AZT - Black Hills
Oracle
26 miles
55Tiger Mine Rd.
Oracle
2 miles
56AZT - Cody
Oracle State Park
3 miles
57AZT - Cody Bottom
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
3 miles
58AZT (Apache Peak)
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
3 miles
59AZT Road (Oracle Ridge)
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
2 miles
60AZT (Oracle Ridge)
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
5 miles
61Marshall Gulch Trail
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
1 mile
62AZT Road Connector
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
2 miles
63Wilderness of Rock (AZT)
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
4 miles
64Mount Lemmon (AZT)
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
2 miles
65West Fork (AZT)
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
6 miles
66East Fork (AZT)
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
2 miles
67Sycamore Reservoir (AZT)
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
3 miles
68Molino Basin (AZT)
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
2 miles
69AZT - Bellota
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
10 miles
70AZT - Italian Spring Trail
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
2 miles
71AZT - Italian Spring South
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
3 miles
72AZT - Italian Springs South
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
2 miles
73AZT - Italian Spring Trail
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
2 miles
74North Slope Trail AZT
Suguaro National Park - Rincon Mountain District
3,022 ft
75Fire Loop Trail AZT
Suguaro National Park - Rincon Mountain District
1,450 ft
76Mica Mountain Trail
Suguaro National Park - Rincon Mountain District
1 mile
77Cow Head Saddle Trail
Suguaro National Park - Rincon Mountain District
1 mile
78Manning Camp Trail
Suguaro National Park - Rincon Mountain District
6 miles
79AZT - Quilter Trail
Suguaro National Park - Rincon Mountain District
4 miles
80AZT - Pistol Hill
Rincon Valley
5 miles
81AZT - Pistol Hill to 3 Bridges
Rincon Valley
9 miles
82AZT - Las Cienegas
Rincon Valley
13 miles
83AZT - Las Colinas
Coronado National Forest - Santa Rita Mountains
13 miles
84AZT - Oak Tree
Coronado National Forest - Santa Rita Mountains
3 miles
85AZT - California Gulch
Coronado National Forest - Santa Rita Mountains
1 mile
86AZT - Enzenberg Canyon
Coronado National Forest - Santa Rita Mountains
3,215 ft
87AZT - Enzenberg
Coronado National Forest - Santa Rita Mountains
2 miles
88AZT - Ophir Gulch
Coronado National Forest - Santa Rita Mountains
3,927 ft
89Kentucky Camp
Coronado National Forest - Santa Rita Mountains
1,752 ft
90AZT - Sucker Gulch
Coronado National Forest - Santa Rita Mountains
2 miles
91AZT (Santa Rita)
Coronado National Forest - Santa Rita Mountains
4 miles
92AZT - Forest Road 785
Coronado National Forest - Santa Rita Mountains
1 mile
93AZT (Temporal Gulch)
Coronado National Forest - Santa Rita Mountains
2 miles
94AZT - Gardner Canyon to Mt. Wrightson Wilderness Boundary
Coronado National Forest - Santa Rita Mountains
2 miles
95AZT - Mt. Wrightson Wilderness
Coronado National Forest - Santa Rita Mountains
4 miles
96AZT - Walker Basin Trail
Coronado National Forest - Santa Rita Mountains
5,089 ft
97AZT (Temporal Gulch)
Patagonia
12 miles
98AZT - Harshaw Road
Patagonia
3 miles
99AZT (Canelo Hills West)
Huachuca Mountains
14 miles
100AZT (Canelo Hills East)
Huachuca Mountains
14 miles
101AZT: Sunnyside Canyon
Huachuca Mountains
1 mile
102Forest Road 4757
Huachuca Mountains
4,052 ft
103AZT - Forest Service Road 4757
Huachuca Mountains
5,223 ft
104AZT - Sunnyside Canyon Trail
Miller Peak Wilderness
5 miles
105AZT: Sunnyside Canyon
Huachuca Mountains
2 miles
106AZT - Crest Trail
Miller Peak Wilderness
9 miles
107AZT - Yaqui Ridge Trail
Coronado National Memorial
1 mile
108AZT - Joe's Canyon Trail
Coronado National Memorial
4,524 ft
109AZT - Oracle
Coronado State Forest (Santa Catalina Mtns - Mt. Lemmon)
4 miles
110Arizona Trail: Picketpost to Kelvin
Superior
36 miles
111AZT (Reavis Canyon)
Superior
6 miles
112Arizona Trail - 42/43 (89A to Utah)
Kaibab National Forest (North)
27 miles
113FR548
Tonto Basin
4,439 ft
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Molino Basin (AZT)
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Arizona Trail: Picketpost to Kelvin
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AZT - Mt Elden
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AZT - 39/40/41 (North Rim to 89A)
Apr 17, 2022 @ 2:23pm
Apr 17, 2022
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