Category: Hiking locations

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Camping and Visiting Rainbow Springs State Park

Rainbow springs is a gorgeous state park on the western side of the Florida peninsula. It first caught my eye when I was browsing state parks in Florida that would be a good weekend camping trip. The crystal clear blue water surrounded by mossy live oaks and palmetto trees looked unreal. When I saw an opening on a Friday this spring I jumped on … Read More Camping and Visiting Rainbow Springs State Park

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How to get to the Havasupai Reservation from Phoenix, Las Vegas, or Flagstaff

Getting to Havasupai Reservation isn’t difficult, but there are a few things to know. The closest major airports are in Phoenix, Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona, and Las Vegas, Nevada. I flew into Phoenix because I had friends there and I had never been before. Either choice is fine but if you want to spend a day in the location you’re flying in and out of … Read More How to get to the Havasupai Reservation from Phoenix, Las Vegas, or Flagstaff

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How to train for hiking Havasu Falls

You’ve got your permits, you’ve got your gear, but now you need to get in shape. How do you train for a hike when you don’t hike often? If you’re like me I live in a very flat area with no mountains for hundreds of miles! I workout pretty often but I’m no triathlete. Here are the things you can do to get into … Read More How to train for hiking Havasu Falls

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The Most Instagrammable Spots in the Havasupai Reservation

You’ve finally made it to the Havasupai Indian Reservation for an epic adventure, and you want the best pictures to show your friends back home. Where do you go to get those Instagram worthy shots of a lifetime? I have compiled a list of the most scenic areas to take pictures at near Havasu Falls. These locations are listed in the order you will … Read More The Most Instagrammable Spots in the Havasupai Reservation

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Havasu Falls Permits – What’s new for 2019

It is almost time to get your permits for Havasu Falls for 2019! Are you ready? A few things have changed from last year. Here is a list of the new rules for Havasupai Indian Reservation: You can only apply online – gone are the days of calling over and over to get through. Now you must apply for permits online here. You’ll need … Read More Havasu Falls Permits – What’s new for 2019

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What to bring to Havasu Falls – a Complete Packing Guide

Equipment: To Hike Havasu Canyon you will need quite a few items of equipment. To have the best experience with backpacking you may need to splurge more on certain items and go cheap on others. Here is a list of what I brought to Havasupai and why. Pack: This is one of the most important things you will be bringing on your trip. There … Read More What to bring to Havasu Falls – a Complete Packing Guide

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A Beginner’s guide to Hiking Havasu Falls

In November 2018 I did something crazy. I went on my first overnight backpacking trip to Havasu Canyon Trail. You may have heard of Havasupai, or you may have seen pictures of an insanely beautiful waterfall out in Arizona somewhere. It makes a lot of appearances on social media. In fact my decision to go was really just a gut reaction. I was asked … Read More A Beginner’s guide to Hiking Havasu Falls