Top 10 Senior-Friendly Walking Trails in Arizona

Trail of Time:The park has two senior-friendly hiking options: the Trail of Time and a portion of the South Rim Trail.

Nature Loop Trail:The Nature Loop Trail is an easy 1.2-mile trail in Oracle State Park. This is an excellent route to view wildflowers in the spring.

Native Plant Trail:The Native Plant Trail wanders through patches of cholla and prickly pear cactus. For a little bit more challenge, the Treasure Loop Trail is a 2.4-mile trek that climbs 500 feet in elevation to end at a picnic area.

Mohave Sunset Trail:Lake Havasu State Park is a well-known spot for boating and fishing. It also has senior-friendly hiking trails, such as the 1.75 pedestrian-only Mohave Sunset Trail.

Jane Rau Trail:The organization maintains over 225 miles of hiking trails, many senior-friendly, with crushed granite surfaces and rolling hills. 

Homolovi II Trail:Homolovi National Park stretches for nearly 4,000 acres near Winslow, Arizona. 

Guided Cave Tour:Kartchner Caverns State Park offers wheelchair-accessible cave tours in the southeastern corner of the state.

Elliot Ramada Loop Trail:Located in Phoenix at Papago Park, the Elliot Ramada Loop Trail is 2.7 miles and has a modest elevation gain of 50 feet. 

Desert Ecology Trail:There are two senior-friendly and ADA-accessible trails within the park. The Desert Ecology Trail in Saguaro East is a paved quarter-mile with plenty of benches to sit and enjoy the views.

Canopy Trail: The park is a popular spot for anglers with waters that contain plenty of largemouth bass and rainbow trout. 

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