To prepare for a Grand Canyon trip, there is nothing like actually hiking and backpacking. Arizona has many hiking clubs and meetup groups that offer companionship, tips and discovery of great trails.
Here is a list of clubs in Arizona. If your club is not listed, please feel free to contact me for inclusion on this list.
- 50plus Easy to Mod Hiking
- Arizona Trail Association
- Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
- Copper State Backpackers
- Desert Adventures
- FRIENDS Outdoor, Hiking & Camping Club
- Hiking Hikers Hiking Group
- Kingman Adventure Group Facebook Page
- McDowell Sonoran Preserve
- Prescott Nature Hikes and City Walks
- Sierra Club Arizona Chapter
- Sierra Vista Hikers
- Southern Arizona Hiking Club
- SPARK PLUGS Hiking Club
- Sun Lakes Hiking Club
- Tucson Hiking Meetup Group
- Tucson Tails and Trails: Dog Friendly Hiking
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