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Saguaro National Park, Tucson Arizona

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Ajo Arizona

Great for flowers first of March. Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Flagstaff Arizona

Wupatki National Monument

Canyon de chilly National Monument, Chinle also for tours You can see the White House Ruin on your own but to see the rest of the canyon you must have a guide.

Casa Grand Ruins National Monument, Coolidge Arizona

Chiricahua National Monument Wilcox

Coronado National Memorial, Hereford

Fort Bowie National Historical Site Bowie

Red Rocks State Park

Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon Arizona

The Toroweep (or Tuweep) area of the Grand Canyon National Park North Rim.  It is not in the main area of the park and is accessible by 60 miles or so of gravel road.  Great views of the Canyon and very few people venture out there. Bucks Farm on the East end of the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, Yaki Point, Havasu Falls

Hohokam Pima National Monument, Coolidge

Hubbell Trading Post National Historical Site, Ganado Arizona

Montezuma Castle National Monument, Camp Verde

Navajo National Monument, Tonalea

Petrified Forest National Park

Pipe Springs National Monument, Fredonia

Tonto National Monument, Roosevelt

Tumacacori National Historical Park, Tumacacori

Tuzigoot National Monument, Camp Verde

Walnut Canyon National Monument, Flagstaff

Wupatki National Monument, Flagstaff

Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge Parker

Buenos Aires River National Wildlife Refuge Sasabe

Cabeza Prieta River National Wildlife Refuge Ajo

Imperial River National Wildlife Refuge Yuma

Kofa River National Wildlife Refuge Yuma

San Bernardino River National Wildlife Refuge Douglas


Sabino Canyon in the Catalina Mountains. Great Sonoran Desert landscapes

Sedona great for red rock canyons, Oak Creek Canyon, Lower/Upper Red Rock Loop Road, Jacks Canyon, Dry Creek near Enchantment, West Fork of Oak Creek Canyon between Sedona and Flagstaff. Chapel of the Holy Cross, Red Rock Crossing, Monument Rock, Scnebly Hill road 

Mission San Xavier, the historical downtown area including the Barrio district and La Placita (wild colors!)

Sonoran Desert Museum great for animals

Old Tucson

Mt. Lemmon valley vista’s the Old West movie studio site with gunfights is appealing to some while the flight museum appeals more to others.

Ramsey Canyon

Tombstone is a fun place.  Don’t forget the cemetery.


White Mountains

World Wildlife Park

White Tank Mountain Park

Antelope Canyon near Page

Kartchner Caverns

San Xavier de Bac Mission

Wild Flower Idea's - White Tank Park, McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Lake Pleasant, Bartlett Lake, Dreamy Draw, The Superstitions Mountains, Desert Botanical Gardens

Little Cut area south of Page photo's of Hoodoos, the Teepees, the Vermillion Cliffs

MonumentValley some part are only accessable by guides.

The Apache Trail. Goes through the Superstition Mountains and along the lakes outside of Phoenix. there are lots of trailheads in the area, especially in the Superstition Mountains. You can do the Apache Trail from Apache Junction to Globe, there is lots of desert scenery as well as lake scenery.

Globe is an old mining town with some buildings that may be interesting to photograph. Return via US 60 which goes through Miami and Superior, also old mining towns. There is a campground Oak Flat Campground past the campground on the mining road is some wonderful rock formations and rock climbing spots. Apache Leap is a formation of rocks spires along the escarpment to the west of this area as well.

Boyce Thompson Arboretum, very interesting displays of desert flora.

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