Parks

From A to Z (but not in that order)

Arizona parks are everywhere across the state. There’s the Grand Canyon, of course, but so many more. The following is not a complete list, nor is it in any particular order.

Arizona National Parks:
Grand Canyon
Petrified Forest (and its sub-unit the Painted Desert)
Saguaro

Arizona National Monuments:
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Chiricahua National Monument
Hohokam Pima National Monument
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Sunset Crater National Monumnet
Tonto National Monument
Tuzigoot National Monument
Walnut Canyon National MonumentWupatki National Monument

Arizona State Parks:
Alamo Lake
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Buckskin Mountain
Catalina
Cattail Cove
Dead Horse Ranch
Fort Verde
Homolovi Ruins
Jerome State
Kartchner Caverns
Lake Havasu
Lost Dutchman
Lyman Lake
McFarland
Oracle
Patagonia Lake
Picacho Peak
Red Rock
Riordan Mansion
River Island Unit
Roper Lake
Slide Rock
Tombstone Courthouse
Tonto Natural Bridge
Tubac Presidio
Verde River Greenway
Yuma Quartermaster Depot
Yuma Territorial Prison

There are also some very special county and city parks, like Usery Park Usery Park (near Mesa), South Mountain in Phoenix, and the White Tanks, on the far west side of the Valley of the Sun.

Papago Park is between Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe, and therefore a popular place for Valley residents to play.

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