About

The mission of Trails Inspire is to promote community trail use, development and tourism through project management, freelance writing, photography and public speaking. Contact sirena@trailsinspire.com with inquiries about our services.

Sirena Dufault is an Arizona Trail and desert hiking expert and an advocate for the outdoors. She helped to build and promote the Arizona Trail and developed the successful Gateway Community Program, connecting trail users and services and promoting economic development in the 33 towns near the trail.

Sirena loves to share the wild and remote places she explores while hiking, backpacking, rafting and canyoneering through her photography, speaking engagements and writing.

Her photos have been featured in Backpacker Magazine: Long Trails and “Your Official Guide to the Arizona National Scenic Trail as well as numerous publications, online articles and the Arizona Highways blog.

She is a contributing author to “Your Complete Guide to the Arizona National Scenic Trail” and her articles have appeared in the Copper Town News, American Long Distance Hiking Association – West Gazette, Visit Arizona’s website and many more. Her specialities include the Arizona National Scenic Trail, the Grand Canyon, desert hiking, ultralight backpacking and advocating for protection of our public lands.

She has appeared on Arizona Public Media, The Arizona Republic, Arizona Daily Sun, Arizona Daily Star, Arizona Highways blog, Good Morning Arizona, Tucson News Now and The Trail Show podcast.

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