Ryan Stark

Currently on an East coast to West coast cycling journey, expected to reach my final destination in Oregon by July. Avid explorer and lover of the outdoors. I mountain bike and camp throughout Oklahoma where I live, but travel several times a year to explore the ...

Hike to Horseshoe Bend

Williams, Arizona

Horseshoe Bend in Page, Arizona is classic bucket list material and for good reason. Even if they don’t know what it’s called or where it is, everyone has seen this famous spot somewhere.

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Photograph Antelope Canyon

Page, Arizona

Antelope Canyon is the most-visited and most-photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest. It is located on Navajo land near Page, Arizona, and requires you to book a tour guide.

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Hike to the Confluence of the Colorado River and Havasu Creek

Supai, Arizona

Hike: Starting from the Havasupai campgrounds, which is a 10 mile hike in itself from Hualapai Hilltop, the trail goes past Mooney Falls to Beaver Creek for 4 miles.

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Backpack to Havasu Falls in the Havasupai Reservation

Supai, Arizona

The Havasupai Reservation is a remote area just outside Grand Canyon National Park, full of blue-green water and dramatic waterfalls.

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Trail Run in Lockett Meadow

Flagstaff, Arizona

Getting There North of Flagstaff on the 89A, take a left turn directly after a sign for Sunset Crater. This road winds up a well-developed path; when it ends, turn right.

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Hike Sedona's Fay Canyon

Sedona, Arizona

Located on the outskirts of Sedona's main attractions, Fay Canyon is a hidden gem. The Fay Canyon Trail is an easy, scenic hike that takes you through this lesser-known Sedona canyon.

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Hike Siphon Draw to Flatiron Summit

Apache Junction, Arizona

Flatiron is one of the most popular day hikes in the Superstition Wilderness, just outside of Phoenix, AZ. The hike begins at Lost Dutchman State Park in Apache Junction.

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Car Camp the Mogollon Rim

Happy Jack, Arizona

The Mogollon Rim is part of the Colorado Plateau in eastern Arizona above Payson. The rim stretches across the Coconino National Forest and at some parts drops off nearly 2,000ft.

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Cliff Jump At Fossil Creek Falls

Pine, Arizona

The journey is definitely worth it! Don't let the description discourage you from visiting here.

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Backpacking Cecil Creek

Harrison, Arkansas

From Tulsa, head out east along US-412 until you reach HWY 103. Take a right (south) on HWY 103 and follow it toward Compton, Arkansas.

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Underground Urbexing in Tulsa

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Park at the Blue Rose restaurant’s parking lot on Riverside Drive and head south along the trail until you reach the 23rd Street Bridge.

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Hike the Narrows, Zion NP

Springdale, Utah

Hiking the narrows in Zion National Park is one of my favorite hikes and something I return for almost every year, I can still remember my first visit as a kid.

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Climbing in the Lone Peak Cirque

Sandy, Utah

Lone Peak reaches 11,253 feet at its summit. It's alpine feel is unique as it stands above the busy city below. While this gem is one of the highlights in the Wasatch range, it must be earned.

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Photograph the Cypress Tree Tunnel in Point Reyes

Inverness, California

Just north of San Francisco, there's a row of giant Monterey cypress trees that forms a “tree tunnel”.

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