Trail Volunteer Visits Tusayan on Solo 800-Plus-Mile Trek

Arizona Trail Volunteer Visits Tusayan on Solo 800-Plus-Mile Trek. Special Grand Canyon Event Raises Funds for Arizona National Scenic Trail.

Sirena Dufault has been on a solitary hike through some of Arizona’s most scenic trails. Ms. Dufault began her AZT Trek on March 14 and will finish on May 31 having hiked the entire Arizona Trail, more than 800 miles, mostly alone, from south to north. Upon completion Ms. Dufault hopes to have raised $20,000 to support and maintain the Arizona Trail.

The Visitor Center/IMAX Theater, Pink Jeep Tours and the Big E Steakhouse & Saloon will welcome Ms. Dufault for a reception at the Big E Steakhouse on Friday May 23 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.

“We are proud to support Sirena and the Arizona Trail Association in raising funds for this spectacular National Scenic Trail that people from around the world can enjoy,” said Janet Rosener, General Manager of the Visitor Center Grand Canyon.  “We have such a variety of beautiful landscapes in Arizona including Grand Canyon, one of the 7 natural wonders of the world.”

Sirena Dufault’s interactive hike encourages the public to join her for select portions of the AZT Trek. She also invites people to join other trail enthusiasts at evening events across the state including the evening at the Big E Steakhouse & Saloon from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at 365 State Highway 64 at the northeastern edge of Tusayan near the South Rim entrance to Grand Canyon National Park.

Your Complete Guide to the Arizona National Scenic Trail, a recently published official guidebook, will be for sale at the event in Tusayan as well as at the Visitor Center/IMAX Theater across the street.

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There are special incentives for anyone donating money to help support the Arizona Trail Association through this AZT Trek campaign. To learn more, visit

Tusayan Event Announcement