Boulder Canyon Trail 103

Superstition Wilderness November 14th, 2020 Distance: 8.7 out & back Dog Friendly: Yes. Fee: If you park at the marina across the street there isn’t, but if that lot is full and you have to park across the bridge then you need a pass. America The Beautiful Pass works. You can put it on your dashboard. RestroomsContinue reading “Boulder Canyon Trail 103”

Prescott National Forest

Camp/Hike/Explore October 23rd-October 25th, 2020 Distance: Thumb Butte Trail 33 is a 2.5 mile loop trail. Dog Friendly: Yes. Fee: $18 per night for camping. $5 for Thumb Butte Trail. Restrooms at trailhead: Yes. Kid Friendly: Yes. We camped in Prescott National Forest at a designated campsite. The campsite we stayed at was Lynx Lake and is veryContinue reading “Prescott National Forest”

Picacho Peak via Hunter Trail

Picacho Peak State Park August 9th, 2020 Dog Friendly: Yes, but must be leashed. They can only go up to the saddle of Hunter Trail. I wouldn’t recommend bringing dogs. Fee: $7 vehicle fee Restrooms at trailhead: Not at Hunter Trailhead but there is restrooms by the entrance of the state park. Video: click here THEContinue reading “Picacho Peak via Hunter Trail”

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Easy trails in Cuyahoga Valley National Park July 10th, 2020 Dog Friendly: Yes. Fee: No Restrooms at trailhead: Yes there is multiple bathrooms throughout the park HISTORY BEHIND CUYAHOGA VALLEY NATIONAL PARK: I lived in the Cleveland area for 24 years and never went to Cuyahoga Valley National Park. I moved to Phoenix and have beenContinue reading “Cuyahoga Valley National Park”

San Francisco Peaks

Hike to Humphrey’s Peak June 6th, 2020 Length: 10.5 miles Route Type: Out & Back Elevation Gain: 3,352 ft Dog Friendly: Yes Fee: No Restrooms at trailhead: No THE HIKE: We drove to Humphreys Peak from Phoenix and we left Phoenix at about 6:00am. We got to Humphreys Trailhead at 9:00am. It was probably in the 50’s inContinue reading “San Francisco Peaks”

The Narrows

Recommendations on hiking The Narrows May 23nd, 2020 Length: 9.4 miles Route Type: Out & Back Elevation Gain: 206 ft Dog Friendly: No Fee: Zion National Park Entrance Fee $35 (good for 7 days) Restrooms at trailhead: Yes THE HIKE: In my previous blog on The Watchman Trail I talk about how The Zion Canyon Scenic drive isContinue reading “The Narrows”

Flatiron via Siphon Draw Trail

Length: 5.5 Miles Route Type: Out & Back Elevation Gain: 2,641 ft Dog Friendly: Yes – but not recommended Fee: Yes – amount varies Video: click here *Trail hours: 6am-10pm* Flatiron is known to be one of the hardest hikes in the valley. Although it is technically not in Maricopa county and is actually inContinue reading “Flatiron via Siphon Draw Trail”