Mogollon Rim

Rim Lakes Vista and Wood Canyon Vista The Quick Stats Distance: 3.3 miles out & back Elevation Change: 180 ft Type: Mainly paved Restrooms at the Trailhead: no Trash Receptacle at Trailhead: no Water at the trailhead: no Dogs allowed: yes Parking lot: yes Hiker’s ledger: no Fee: no Getting Here To get the trailheadContinue reading “Mogollon Rim”

Lookout Mountain Summit

Easy Hikes In Phoenix August 22nd, 2020 Distance: 1 mile round trip Dog Friendly: Yes. Fee: No Restrooms at trailhead: No. Kid Friendly: Yes. THE HIKE: Lookout Mountain is North of Phoenix. This mountain is in between Greenway and Thunderbird and is in the Moon Valley area. It was about a 30 minute drive from South Scottsdale. ThereContinue reading “Lookout Mountain Summit”

Hikes To Do Outside Of Zion Canyon

Wildcat Canyon to Northgate Peaks Lookout May 24th, 2020 Length: 4.2 miles Route Type: Out & Back Elevation Gain: 249 ft Dog Friendly: Yes Fee: No Restrooms at trailhead: Yes THE HIKE: We hiked this on our last full day in Zion. If you haven’t been to Zion, but plan to go just know it is a veryContinue reading “Hikes To Do Outside Of Zion Canyon”

Easy Trails To Do In Zion

The Watchman Trail May 22nd, 2020 Length: 3.1 miles Route Type: Out & Back Elevation Gain: 646 ft Dog Friendly: No Fee: Zion National Park Entrance Fee $35 (good for 7 days) Restrooms at trailhead: No, but there are restrooms by the visitor center which is right by this trail. THE HIKE: We arrived to Zion National ParkContinue reading “Easy Trails To Do In Zion”

Soldier’s Pass

February 15, 2020 Length: 4.2 miles Route Type: Out & Back Elevation Gain: 620 ft Dog Friendly: Yes Fee: No Restrooms at trailhead: No HOW TO GET THERE: To get to Solider’s Pass from any location is fairly easy. Most map/navigation apps for the phone should work. Just enter Soldier’s Pass Arches Trail as your destination the address isContinue reading “Soldier’s Pass”

Piestewa Peak

February 9th, 2020 Length: 2.2 miles Route Type: Out & Back Elevation Gain: 1,151 ft Dog Friendly: No Fee: No Restrooms at trailhead: No Trail Hours: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. HOW TO GET THERE: Getting to Piestewa Peak is fairly simple these days whether you’re using Google Maps or Apple Maps. You can type in Piestewa Peak Trailhead andContinue reading “Piestewa Peak”

Wave Cave

September 28th, 2019 Length: 3.2 Route Type: Out & Back Elevation Gain: 872 Dog Friendly: Yes Fee: Permit is required to park on Carney Springs Trailhead Restrooms at trailhead: No HOW TO GET THERE: From the valley you need to get on the US-60 going East. After leaving Mesa, you’ll enter Apache Junction and Gold Canyon city limits. TakeContinue reading “Wave Cave”