• Black Canyon Lake Cove
    Camping,  Exploring Arizona

    Black Canyon Lake – Heber Arizona

    Why you should visit Black Canyon Lake in Heber Arizona When it heats up in the Phoenix area, we love to head north past Payson toward Heber and the Apache-Sitegraves National Park. There are so many forest roads to explore just outside of Payson and we have only experienced a small number of them . One of our favorite camping spots to beat the heat is located near Black Canyon Lake. Black Canyon Lake is located about 45 miles east of the city of Payson, Arizona on Forest Road 86,. This lake boasts many attractions including the Heber Wild Horses, fishing, kayaking, hiking and off-roading. Camping Accommodations As you first…

  • Heber Wild Horses
    Exploring Arizona

    Heber Wild Horses, Arizona

    If seeing the most amazing & beautifully wild horses is on your bucket list, you will want to visit the Black Canyon Lake area of the Mogollon Rim. This is the home of the Heber Arizona wild horses. Last weekend the family traveled north to explore the Black Canyon Lake area in Heber Arizona. Summer here in the Valley gets extremely hot and we wanted to take a break from the heat and go on an adventure. It is a 2 1/2 to 3-hour drive from the valley to Black Canyon Lake located on the Mogollon Rim in Arizona‚Äôs Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. This scenic drive starts in the desert with…

  • Camping Essentials for Family
    Camping

    Top 10 Family Camping Essentials

    Not sure what to bring on your next camping trip? Are you starting to plan your next camping trip? What are the most valuable family camping essentials that you should bring with you? We would like to share with you our Top 10 camping essentials for families. Everyone knows the basics like tents, sleeping pads or cots, food, and cookware, but what are things that you must bring every time you go out, no matter where you go? We have put a list together for you of our Top 10 Family Camping Essentials that you will want to bring with you on your next adventure. This list of items is…