We love being outdoors especially since there are so many beautiful places to visit. If you're a beginner outdoor adventurer who loves views but hates the sweat, we've got good news. These seven beginner hikes in Arizona will lead you to gorgeous views without all the hard work!
Soldier Pass Trail
Location: Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, AZ
Why You Should Go: You and your furry friend can go on this easy hike for an early morning adventure. During the rainy season, you might even get to see tadpoles in the seven natural pools.
Robbers Roost Trail
Location: Sedona, AZ
Why You Should Go: This easy hike will take you to a beautiful cave with breathtaking views. It's even said that this cave was used by robbers to look out for ranchers following them.
Phoenix Sonoran Preserve
Location: 1600 E. Sonoran Desert Dr., Phoenix
Why You Should Go: You can take in some gorgeous desert views on these easy hiking trails. It's perfect for a quick day trip with friends or your S/O.
Aspen Nature Loop
Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Why You Should Go: You can take in all the beautiful fall colors on this scenic hiking trail. It's easy and perfect for your pets too! You can also check out these five hikes where you can see more fall colors.
West Fork Trail
Price: $10 per vehicle or $2 per person if you don't use the designated parking lot
Location: Sedona, AZ
Why You Should Go: You can walk through an enchanted forest this fall; it'll be filled with vibrant-colored leaves and crisp air. It's an easy hike and you can enjoy a picnic when you're done!
The Birthing Cave
Location: Long Canyon Trail, Sedona, AZ
Why You Should Go: This hidden gem is located around Sedona's spiritual vortexes. You might feel reborn after your hike here.
Horseshoe Bend Trail
Price: $10 per vehicle
Location: Page, AZ
Why You Should Go: You should wake up early for this beautiful sight. A short 1.5-mile hike will lead you to gorgeous views of Horseshoe Bend. You can even kayak around this horseshoe-shaped canyon.
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