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I'm excited to announce my new book, The Kachina Accord, has been published. This is the second book in the Jason Holt series. Click here for more details.






Who are the Experience Arizona Adventurers?

Matt Marine

Matt Marine is an Arizona resident who loves exploring Arizona's wonderful outdoor adventures. To find out more about Matt, click the link below.

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Cat-Dog

Cat-Dog is my faithful trail companion. Her real name is Cammie. Why do I call her Cat-Dog?

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Interns

Sara Harelson

I’m Sara! I’m 21, a senior in college, and a journalism major.  I love to read, write, travel, and listen to music.  I’m always on to my next adventure.

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See Intern Page for previous interns


It's a Jeep Thing
Jeep people are awesome, but we do have our idiosyncrasies. Join me as we look at the humorous side of owning and loving Jeeps.

Feature Adventures
Want to try something different? These stories showcase a wide varitey of unique adventures that allow you to experience them first hand!



Portrait Photography
A collection of photo galleries showcasing my portrait photography - typically portraits with a slight twist.

My first book. It's a mystery called Devil's Moon and has already received outstanding reviews. Set in Sedona, Devil's Moon offers anyone who enjoys a good mystery (or who just loves Arizona) a great read.

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I'm excited to announce my new book, Kokopelli Harvest, has been published. Click here for more details.


Outdoor Adventures based on Offroad Exploration!

Arizona N2O - The Lighter Side of Experience Arizona

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Disclaimer

Read the Experience Arizona Disclaimer before attempting any of our adventures. Check with local authorities (FS, BLM, etc.) before heading out on any adventures for updates road conditions, closures, etc.

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Road Closures

Trails and roads listed within this site may be closed at any time by the Forest Service, private property owners or other governmental agencies. It is your responsibility to verify state of trail prior to attempting to run it.

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Experience Arizona Events

Experience Arizona is your one-stop website for all the latest event news regarding outdoor adventures in Arizona. We scour Arizona looking for events that you might be interested in.

First Saturday Beginner Mountain Bike Ride, Various location around Tucson, Az

The Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists hosts a Beginner Friendly Ride the First Saturday of Each Month! The location of each monthly ride is listed on their website and the times will be set closer to the date of each ride. The rides will be geared towards beginners, people new to the area who want to learn some of the trails, those wanting to kick start their riding again and anyone looking for a fun relaxed ride. Distances and pace will be determined by the group present at each ride.

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Arizona Game and Fish Offering Five Free Nightime Hikes - June - August, Tucson, Az

From KOLD News:
Arizona Game and Fish is offering free nature hikes for the public on warm summer nights, beginning July 29. The department is accepting registrations for the walks that will introduce hikers to night animals that can be experienced in the Sonoran Desert. The five hikes will be about specific topics and are scheduled as follows:

•Night adaptations, June 29 at 7:30 p.m.
•Owls, July 6 at 7:30 p.m.
•Reptiles and amphibians, July 20 at 7:30 p.m.
•Bats, July 27 at 6 p.m.
•Insects and scorpions, August 3 at 7:30 p.m.

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Page Springs Cellars - Varies, Cornville, Az

From the Page Spring Cellars website: A Family Owned Winery Crafting Fine Arizona Wines. We are a family owned vineyard and winery tucked into the volcanic landscape overlooking pristine Oak Creek in Cornville, Arizona. Come visit our tasting room just 15 minutes south of Sedona, and experience a true taste of Arizona. Whether you are a wine novice or aficionado, our experienced staff can suggest tasting flights from our extensive wine menu to delight your palate. Page Springs Cellars offers delicious Rhône style Arizona wines, gourmet food selections and breathtaking views.

Page Springs Cellars offers a wide variety of wine tasting, live music, Coup de Tartes, winemaker dinner, annual cork boat race and other events.

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Riordan Days of Summer - June 15, Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, Az

Riordan Days of Summer is a fundraiser with the sole intent of supporting Riordan Mansion and keeping it open to the public. Guided tours will be given on the hour as usual and reservations are highly recommended. A suggested donation of $5.00 per person is appreciated at the gate.

The day's festivities will include music by the Flagstaff Community Band and The Knockabouts; classic cars courtesy of the Route 66 Club and a logging horse demonstration. Food this year is provided by Primo's Deli and will feature the exclusive "Hungry Irishman Corned Beef Sandwich." The Riordan Action Network will also be hosting craft and bake sales to benefit the Mansion. A whiskey tasting is being sponsored by the Northern Arizona Celtic Heritage Society (NACHS) for a minimal charge. NACHS will also be on hand with Irish storytelling and fun!

As a special thanks to the community for the incredible support in keeping the park open, the West Wing of Riordan Mansion will be available for viewing at no additional charge throughout the event. Please park off site and walk to main gate entry. Handicapped-only parking is available at the Mansion.Call 928-853-7792 or visit riordanactionnet.org for more information

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Moonlight Hike - June 22, Red Rock and Kartchner State Parks, Az

These are special moonlight hikes lead by naturalists. Given this year's "supermoon" is this weekend, it should be an extra special hike.

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Learn Your Lizards Guided Walk - June 29, Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park, Az

'Wild Man Phil' Rakoci is the special guest tour guide on this guided outing for kids -- and all who enjoy Arizona's most common, colorful and charismatic little reptiles. Phil returns July 13.
http://arboretum.ag.arizona.edu/events/lizardwalk.html

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Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration - July 4, Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, Az

10 am - Noon. Tubac Presidio State Historic Park will be the site of an assortment of free games for the kids, free hot dogs and watermelon, and a “squirt-down” courtesy of the Tubac Fire Department. This old-fashioned family celebration is organized by the Tubac Chamber of Commerce with help from local non-profit organizations. Park admission is FREE during the event.

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Living History: Medicine of the Spanish Colonial Period - July 26, Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, Az

10 am - 2 pm. When the Spanish soldiers and their families settled Tubac in 1752, there was no doctor or surgeon among them. It was the responsibility of the women to treat their family's physical complaints and wounds. Medicine was basic and dependent on herbs and plants known for their healing properties. This living history program features a display of medicinal herbs and plants, and knowledgeable commentary by an herbalist who will tell visitors how these plants were used by “curanderas” (healers) to treat illness and injuries. $5 adult, $2 youth 7-13, children free.

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