Arizona Trail

The Arizona Trail in North America is estimated to be 800 miles (1288 kilometers) long, and takes 54 days* to complete when hiking at an average of 15 miles (25 kilometers) per day.

This trail is also referred to as the AZT, and the Arizona National Scenic Trail.

It is a linear trail, which means that to do a thru hike, you will have to start and end your hike in different places.

The Arizona Trail has 2 terminuses. Most thruhikers choose to start their hike at the Border Monument 102 Southern Terminus in Hereford, Arizona, United States and end their hike at the Northern Terminus in Marble Canyon, Arizona, United States.

A good day of the year to start this hike from the Border Monument 102 Southern Terminus is March 15.

The Arizona Trail Association takes on the task of maintaining, improving, and advocating for the Arizona Trail as its trail association.


NameArizona Trail
Other Name(s)AZT, Arizona National Scenic Trail
Length800 miles (1288 kilometers)
ContinentNorth America
Far Out GuideArizona Trail Map
Trail AssociationArizona Trail Association
Terminus ABorder Monument 102 Southern Terminus, Hereford, Arizona, United States
Terminus BNorthern Terminus, Marble Canyon, Arizona, United States

Arizona Trail Thru Hike Budget Calculator

Thru Hike Budget Calculator
Calculate how much it will cost to thru hike a trail.
800 / 15 = 54 days to complete the hike
54 days * $35/day = $1890

Estimated Total Budget (USD): $3,890.00

Cade Rosche © 2022
*This data is estimated and should not be relied upon without further research. It is meant as a starting point for hike planning, not as the only information used to plan your thru hike.