Arizona is home to the Grand Canyon, an incredible natural wonder known around the world. However, Arizona has much more to offer in terms of natural beauty. Take a look at these stunning images of Arizona canyons and trails, and get a taste of what this southwestern state holds.
Completely surrounded by sand-beaten rock surfaces, this explorer becomes a small part of this magical scene.
The Arizona sun shines past the clouds and onto the gorgeous sandstone formations, making for a picturesque scene.
The Upper Antelope Canyon holds these amazing sandstone tunnels, which react with the sunlight to create a mystical image.
Bell Rock is named for its unique shape, and is certainly a powerful sight to behold while driving along the rural roads of Arizona.
Arizona sunsets are regularly breathtaking, especially when the sky is disturbed by recent storms.
The South Kaibab Trail runs through the Grand Canyon, and makes an especially good route for 360 degree views of the canyon.
As the sun sets in the west, the light cast on the face of this Arizona mountain creates a staggering image of blending colors and natural wonder.
From the surface of this river bed, monstrous boulders can be seen, leading up to a looming view of the mountains near Oak Creek Canyon.
Getting out of the car isn’t even required to take in the wonderful sights of Arizona. The road curving through the desert mountains is a spectacle all its own.
The Silver Suspension Bridge stretches across the Colorado River, which runs past these rocky ridges in the Grand Canyon.
A would-be traveler can almost taste the fresh air while viewing this expansive sight from atop the road to Mount Lemmon.
The Grand Canyon has a vast amount of different routes and trails to trek, The South Kaibab Trail, pictured above, is one of the most popular.
Within the National Forests of Arizona, an explorer may be lucky enough to stumble upon historic sites like this water wheel!
Amidst the treacherous landscape of the Grand Canyon, this juniper tree is reaching up toward the sky, making for an inspiring image.
Viewed from a different point along the river gorge, the rocks of Oak Creek Canyon climb up to serve as a backdrop for this incredible nature scene.
Arizona is not limited to warm days and blistering sunlight. The winter season ushers in a whole new form of natural beauty.
Spectacular rock formations are not in short supply in Arizona, where the constant erosion of stone creates amazing rock arches like the one pictured here.
Although this forest may not be the best place to venture into, there is no doubt that the view up the mountainside is truly unique and beautiful.
The Bright Angel Trail is another of Arizona’s popular hiking destinations, and holds plenty of marvelous scenes in nature.
Bright Angel Point allows tourists to take in the Grand Canyon on a much larger scale, and the sights are absolutely astounding.