Tag Archives: #52HikeChallenge

Estrella Regional Park – two hikes on two days

Monday Jan 1st hike – Happy New Year! I celebrated the new year early, which got me to bed early,¬† which allowed me to get an early start on my New Year’s Day hike. I am running a trail race … Continue reading

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Wind Cave – Usery Regional Park

I dropped my son off at ASU today – he is in the ASU marching band and going to the Sun Bowl. He boarded a bus to El Paso and I headed out to get some more miles in at … Continue reading

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Cave Creek Regional Park #100milesin100days

I am continuing my #100milesin100day quest. 100 miles of running/hiking at Maricopa County Parks. I did my first miles at Cave Creek and just logged 8.5 more today bringing me up to 64 miles. Today is the last day of … Continue reading

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Siphon Draw – Flat Iron in the Superstitions

Today we decided to take a drive out to the Superstition Mountains and hike to Flatiron via Siphon Draw. We left at 7:30 in the morning and amazingly traffic wasn’t too bad from Phoenix and we got out to Apache … Continue reading

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Hiking Bull Pasture and Estes Canyon

Today is President’s Day and we dragged our high school kids out of bed and drove to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument where we hiked two beautiful trails.But, I’m getting ahead of myself. First we stopped at the Visitor Center … Continue reading

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Papago Park hiking!

Today we went and explored Papago Park in Phoenix. Our first stop was Hole in the Rock. I can’t believe I’ve lived here a very long time and never been to this spot! It’s rated really high on Trip Advisor. … Continue reading

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Agua Fria National Monument – Badger Springs Trail

We are visiting every National Monument in Arizona – today we went to Agua Fria. Agua Fria is managed by the BLM ¬†Bureau of Land Management, not the Park Service. That means that Agua Fria is ‘lesser’ monument and you … Continue reading

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