Outdoor Playgrounds

 

Lake Powell, Arizona

Arizona is known for its natural beauty; beautiful vistas to pristine wilderness. We consider these areas to be our own outdoor playground. Below find a list of our personal favorites.

Canyon Lake- Located just 16 miles NE of Phoenix. Canyon Lake is surrounded by Tonto National Forest. The lake twists 10 miles through a majestic gorge and offers a great place for boating and fishing. 480.288.9233

Lake Powell- Located on the Northern edge of Arizona, this lake is like no other in the world. Spectacular red rock towers, blue green water, sandy beaches and starry skies create a destination popular for houseboats, skiing and fishing. 888.261.7243

White Water Rafting- Some of the most exciting white water in the world can be found in Arizona including the famous Colorado River at the Grand Canyon and the Salt River Valley just east of Phoenix. 928.638.7888

Apache Trail & Superstition Mountains- The Apache Trail leads travelers on a rugged ride into the pristine Superstition Wilderness. Hiking, mountain biking and water sports can be found along the way. The trail is located just east of Phoenix with access to Canyon Lake, Apache Lake and Roosevelt Lake. 480.982.4485

Historic Route 66- The longest unbroken, stretch of the original Route 66 makes its way through Northern Arizona and include acceess to the Petrified Forest, Meteor Crater and Flagstaff. 800.379.0065

White Mountains- Travel through dense forests of Ponderosa Pine and quiet mountain meadows. Listen to the sound of flowing creeks and witness the awe of Mt. baldy and the Apache Sunrise ski area. 928.537.2326

Kitt Peak National Observatory- Explore the most diverse collection of astronomical observations on Earth for nightime optical and infrared astronomy and daytime study of the sun. Enjoy the visitor center and nightly observation program. 520.318.8726

Lowell Observatory- Founded in 1894 by Percival Lowell, visitors to this historic observatory and visitor center will witness the spectroscope used in the discovery of the now defunct planet Pluto. 928.774.3358