Scenic USA - Arizona
Scenic USA offers a collection of select photographs from a wide variety of attractions, points of interest, historic sites, state and
national parks found throughout the United States. Each photo feature is coupled with a brief explanation.
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|Photo by Rob Jones
The Wilderness Vagabond
The high point in Arizona, Humphreys Peak, tops out at 12,643 feet elevation. The San Francisco Peaks dominate Flagstaff's backyard, with Kachina Peaks Wilderness only minutes away. This part of the San Francisco Mountain Range makes a lovely hike. The ten mile roundtrip, nearly a 3,500 foot elevation change, will take the best part of a day. Once at the top, views of Arizona pop out between the passing clouds. It's the Grand Canyon to the north, Red Rock Country to the south at Sedona, and the City of Flagstaff at your feet. Great views, a well marked trail and good company can make a wonderful day.
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