When the blog editor for redfin.com asked me about hidden gem hiking trails in Phoenix. this one came to mind immediately.
Picacho Peak is well-known among ambitious hikers as a one of Arizona’s more challenging adventures.
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If you’re looking for a relatively short hike with beautiful scenery on the Mogollon Rim, take a stroll on the trail to Willow Springs Lake from the Horse Trap Trailhead near Forest Lakes.
If physical limitations make hiking rugged terrain impossible for you or someone you know, Rim Lakes Vista Trail is a great place to enjoy the boundless beauty of the Mogollon Rim.
If you’re looking for a nice, long hike with beautiful scenery on the Mogollon Rim, set out on the trail from Willow Springs Trailhead near the Sinkhole Campground.
Keyhole Sink is a unique site near Flagstaff with petroglyphs and a seasonal waterfall that’s fairly easy to get to.
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Not too easy; not too hard: At three miles in length, the relatively short and moderately-pitched trail to Lost Ranch is just right.
In 2020, early morning hikers on Piestewa Peak received a spiritual boost by the inspiring sounds of taiko-style drummer Ken Koshio.
If you want to experience the iconic views of Sedona’s Cathedral Rock formation, head to Crescent Moon Picnic Area.
If you’re looking to experience Soldiers Pass in Sedona, and want to avoid the well-known hassles of accessing the Soldiers Pass Trailhead, consider starting at Jordan Road trailhead and hiking Cibola Pass and Jordan Trail to Devil’s Kitchen sinkhole.