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Posts Tagged With ‘ Desert Hike ’


Desert Botanical Gardens at Papago Park

April 14th, 2018

The Desert Botanical Gardens at Papago Park is a large, 140-acre desert preserve in Central Phoenix. It is a beautifully serene conserve with over 50,000 desert plants located at the Garden, placed along various trails that allow you to explore the variety of flora found in the Sonoran Desert. There are also collections of plants from other desert climates around the world, like Australia and South America. As it is a conservation effort, there are over 130 species of plants that are either rare or endangered. There’s a lot of informative placards around the plants describing their attributes,... Read More

South Mountain Kiwanis

March 31st, 2018

Another beautiful weekend in Phoenix, another great day to go hiking. This week we check out one of many trails at South Mountain Park. South Mountain Park is one of the largest urban parks in North America, with a wide variety of trails, picnic areas, each with their own ramada, and some great viewpoints to see the Downtown core of Phoenix from. Many of the trails in the park will range from being leisurely strolls to difficult rocky terrain for more experienced hikers. However, if you’re looking for a moderate level trail to hike, then you’ll enjoy the Kiwanis trail hike. At roughly 1 mile... Read More