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Org). The Sierra Club also offers hiking, camping, and other adventure trips to various destinations in Arizona. O. org). These crews spend 1 to 2 days building and maintaining various portions of the Arizona Trail, which will eventually stretch from the Utah state line to the Mexico border. Another sort of service trip is offered by the National Park Service. It accepts volunteers to pick up garbage left by thoughtless visitors to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. In exchange for picking up trash, you’ll get to spend 5 days on a houseboat called the Trash Tracker, cruising through the gorgeous canyonlands of Lake Powell.
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Because the area lacks national parks, monuments, or other major geographical attractions, it is not really much of a destination for out-of-state visitors. Tucson Located a bit more than 100 miles south of Phoenix, Tucson is Arizona’s second-most populous metropolitan area and is home to numerous resorts and golf courses. The main attractions include Saguaro National Park and the Arizona–Sonora Desert Museum. With mountain ranges rising in all directions, this city seems more in touch with its natural surroundings than Phoenix, though traffic congestion and sprawl also plague Tucson.