3,928 mountain peaks & summits
more mountains than any one of the other mountain states (Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming)
26 peaks that are more than
10,000 feet in elevation
in the Santa Catalina Mountains is the southernmost ski resort in the United States
the Colorado River’s elevation dips to 70 feet above sea level, making it the lowest point in the state.
can yield both the highest and lowest temperatures across the nation in the same day.
Largest contiguous stand of ponderosa pines
in the world stretching from near Flagstaff along the Mogollon Rim to the White Mountains region
6th largest state in the nation
covering 113,909 square miles
Arizona has 90 wilderness areas
while the Midwest as a whole has 50.
Nearly 5 million people visit Grand Canyon National Park each year.
In 2016, the park has already attracted 6 million visitors.
Four 1,300-foot skyscrapers
piled on top of each other would not reach the rim of the Grand Canyon.
48th state, becoming the last of the
contiguous states on Feb. 14, 1912