The best part about going on adventures in the desert is that you can avoid the dreary, wintry weather. If you're looking to add some Arizona winter hikes, then you've come to the right place. From secret hideouts to gorgeous red rock views, these are some of the best places to visit this season.

Grab your camera and get ready for an awesome adventure. 

Bell Rock Pathway Trail

Difficulty: Moderate

Length: Approx. 4-miles roundtrip

Address: Bell Rock Trail, Arizona

Why You Need To Go: This trail is open year-round and you'll get amazing views of Bell Rock along the way. 

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Wave Cave Trail

Difficulty: Moderate

Length: Approx. 3-miles roundtrip

Address: Lost Goldmine Trail, Gold Canyon, Arizona

Why You Need To Go: You can go on an early morning hike and get picturesque views at the end. 

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Pima Canyon Trail

Difficulty: Moderate

Length: Approx. 4-miles roundtrip

Address: Tucson, Arizona

Why You Need To Go: A sunset hike here will be spectacular. Plus, it's only a short adventure.

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Bear Mountain Trail

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: Approx. 5-miles roundtrip

Address: Bear Mountain Trail/Oski approach, Sedona, Arizona

Why You Need To Go: The scenery from the top will be worth the sweat. 

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Solider's Pass Trail

Difficulty: Easy

Length: Approx. 2.5-miles roundtrip

Address: Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Arizona

Why You Need To Go: This hike is easy, dog-friendly and has amazing views along the way.

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Robbers Roost Trail

Difficulty: Easy

Length: Approx. 2.5-miles roundtrip

Address: Village of Oak Creek, Arizona

Why You Need To Go: This cave is the perfect hideout. It's said to be a lookout spot for robbers back in the day.

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Lava River Cave

Difficulty: Easy

Length: Approx. 2-miles roundtrip

Address: 71B Forest Rd, Flagstaff, Arizona

Why You Need To Go: This hike will take you through a lava tube. Enough said. 

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Moonlight Trail

Difficulty: Moderate

Length: Approx. 1.5-miles roundtrip

Address: 6533 W Phillips Rd, Queen Creek, Arizona

Why You Need To Go: Only an hour away from Phoenix, this park is filled with many trails ranging from easy to difficult. 

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We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.

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