NearandFarAZ

Prescott’s most charming trail

Whenever I hike the Peavine Trail in Prescott, Arizona, two questions come to mind: How can so many amazing features be packed into 5.5 miles? And why arenโ€™t more people using it? As my hometown trail, the Peavine… Read More

Chasing clouds (and wildflowers)

With an evening hike in my sights, I surveyed the sky. Arizona’s monsoon thunderstorms had been wreaking havoc on my plans to get outdoors recently, and I was hoping for a small window of sunshine to hit the… Read More

Walking the rails

Hiking old abandoned railroad beds is a simple pleasure for me. I’m lucky to have several rails-to-trails options nearby, including Prescott, Arizona’s popular Peavine Trail.