Arizona National Park Page

Welcome to Arizona's National Park Page.

This site is dedicated to providing information on the National Parks in Arizona. By providing national park tourist information for Arizona we intend to make it easier to plan a trip, take a vacation, or just research opportunities for recreation in the parks. This website includes information on park trails, camping in or near the parks, hotels and lodging options, photos, maps, recreation activities and more. We hope you enjoy this site and use it to plan your national park adventures in the state of Arizona.

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Arizona State Seal
Arizona State Information
Designation Emblem / Symbol Adopted
Amphibian Arizona Tree Frog (Hyla eximia) 1986
Animal Ringtail (Bassariscus astutus) 1986
Bird Coues' cactus wren (heleodytes brunneicapillus couesi (Sharpe)) 1931
Border Country Mexico (Sonora)
Border States California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah
Capitol Phoenix 1912
Colors State Colors 1915
Climate Climate
Counties There are 15 Counties
Facts and Figures Facts and Figures
Fish Apache Trout (Salmo apache) 1986
Flag State Flag 1917
Flower Saguaro Cactus Blossom (Cereus giganteus) 1931
Fossil Petrified Wood (Araucarioxylon arizonicum) 1988
Gem Turquoise 1974
Highest Point Humphreys Peak
History Historical Info
Insect Two-tailed swallowtail (Papilionidae papilio multicaudata)
Map State Map
Motto Ditat Deus (God Enriches) 1959
Museums Arizona Museums
Name "arizuma," an Aztec Indian word meaning "silver-bearing."
Neckwear Bola Tie 1971
Nickname Grand Canyon State
Population 5,130,632 2000
Reptile Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake (Crotalus willardi) 1986
Seal State Seal 1911
Size 113,909 square miles (6th largest state)
Song Arizona March Song words by Margaret Rowe Clifford 1919
Statehood 14 February 1912 - 48th State 1912
Territory 1863 (signed by President Lincoln) 1863
Tree Palo Verde (Genera cercidium) Its name means "green stick." 1954
Volcanoes Volcanoes
Weather Weather

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Montezuma Castle
Organ Pipe Cactus
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Rainbow Bridge
Sunset Crater Volcano
Walnut Canyon

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Arizona National Recreational Areas
Glen Canyon Lake Mead

Arizona State Parks
  • Alamo Lake - Camping/Recreational
  • Boyce Thompson Arboretum - Education
  • Buckskin Mountain - Camping/Recreational
  • Catalina - Camping/Recreational
  • Cattail Cove - Camping/Recreational
  • Dead Horse Ranch Camping/Recreational
  • Fool Hollow Lake Camping/Recreational
  • Fort Verde - Historic
  • Homolovi Ruins - Archeology/Camping/Recreation
  • Jerome - Historic
  • Lake Havasu - Camping/Recreational
  • Lost Dutchman - Camping/Recreational
  • Lyman Lake - Camping/Recreational
  • Kartchner Caverns - Camping/Education/Recreation
  • McFarland - Historic
  • Oracle - Group Educational
  • Patagonia Lake - Camping/Recreational
  • Picacho Peak - Camping/Recreational
  • Red Rock - Educational/Recreational
  • Riordan Mansion - Historic
  • Roper Lake - Camping/Recreational
  • San Rafael Ranch Natural Area - not open to public
  • Slide Rock - Recreational
  • Sonoita Creek Natural Area - Under Construction
  • Tombstone Courthouse - Historic
  • Tonto Natural Bridge - Recreational
  • Tubac Presidio - Historic
  • Yuma Crossing - Historic
  • Yuma Territorial Prison - Historic
  • Arizona State Parks by Area

    Dead Horse Ranch - Camp/Rec
    Fool Hollow Lake - Camp/Rec
    Fort Verde - Historic
    Homolovi Ruins - Arch/Camp/Rec
    Jerome - Historic
    Lyman Lake - Camp/Rec
    Red Rock - Ed/Rec
    Riordan Mansion - Historic
    Slide Rock - Recreation
    Tonto Natural Bridge - Recreation

    Boyce Thompson Arboretum - Ed
    Catalina - Camp/Rec
    Lost Dutchman - Camp/Rec
    Kartchner Caverns - Camp/Ed/Rec
    McFarland - Historic
    Oracle - Group Educational
    Patagonia Lake - Camp/Rec
    Picacho Peak - Camp/Rec
    Roper Lake - Camp/Rec
    San Rafael Ranch - Not open to public
    Sonoita Creek - Under Construction
    Tombstone Courthouse - Historic
    Tubac Presidio - Historic

    Alamo Lake - Camp/Rec
    Buckskin Mountain - Camp/Rec
    Cattail Cove - Camp/Rec
    Lake Havasu - Camp/Rec
    Yuma Crossing - Historic
    Yuma Territorial Prison - Historic

    Arch = Archeology
    Camp = Camping
    Ed = Educational
    Rec = Recreational

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