Travelling through to the Grand canyon. Views are out of this world. Very hot, not somewhere to be solo.
About Sonoran Desert National Monument
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Take just about any exit while driving through the desert and you'll get a much cleaner, natural, and rewarding view. You can also find places to pull over on the side roads to look closely at the beauty, and capture great photos. Evening is best...More
I grew up near Buckeye so I am obviously partial to this area, but it truly is beautiful. Open landscapes make for amazing photography during the monsoon and rainy season. Bring lots of water and be prepared to face the desert during summer seasons
I drove out to see the desert national monument and it was really pretty boring. Just a drive with some cactus'. I can see cactus elsewhere.
Four of us had a lovely 5 mile hike thru the Sonoran Desert. It's greener than you would think. Many hills and dales...very pleasant and perfectly sunny. We decided on a path that wasn't too treacherous. definately wear tennies and watch where you are walking....More
Most people hear "desert" and think of something like the Sahara where it is just sand and sand dunes. The Sonoran Desert, located southwest of Phoenix, is quite the opposite; even in the hottest, driest part of the summer, it is very green and lots...More
You might think that the sonoran desert is dry and empty but after hiking through this monument I saw how verdant and full of life it is. For solitude and stark beauty this is the place to go. I first tried to take the Table...More
It's my first US trip and is one of the attractions I visited.It was my 1st desert experience and it was a great exposure! I went last Dec 2012 so even it was strikingly sunny the weather was very chilly and that gave us more...More
most of the reviews here are for the arizona-sonora desert museum out side of tucson, az. The sonoran desert national monument is south west of phoenix. It is a wonderful area but travelers should know there is not a visitor center or any place to...More
The Sonoran Desert National Monument is a great place to explore the desert. There are a couple of easy hiking trails that takes you through some magnificent cacti areas. I was there in the winter but I’ll look forward to visiting in the spring when...More