a 3 hour round trip, the last 0.5 mile is difficult but small children can make it. Do not attempt is the terrain is muddy. You will be rewarded with a beautiful view.
The views are spectacular but heed the cautions. The trails is eroded and dust devils fly. Even in October it was 100º F
It is nice and wide for the most part and the hardest part is at the last half-mile when you begin the climb. Be sure to leave early in the morning and take plenty of water. Also, be on the watch for rattlesnakes - they are on the trail. We only saw a dead one on the way back that... More
In my opinion, this trail leads to the most beautiful area in the park! It is a fairly easy walk however, I would recommend hiking in the morning due to the heat.
It's a 3 mile trek, no big deal until the last 2/10ths of a mile. Then you're in for a surprise. And a spectacular view (and sense of accomplishment) when you get to the top.
Easy hike, bring plenty of water, and start early. Started the rock scramble to the top and decided to pass since the dirt was a little too crumbly.
Although the rest of us opted to view the rock formation known as The Lighthouse from a distance, my brother and nephew biked the Lighthouse Trail - and they LOVED it! The biggest suggestion when biking or hiking anywhere in the canyon is to take plenty of water. The trail gets rough in a few places, but my twelve-year-old nephew... More
This trail is amazing! when you get to the end there is a beautiful view. It is a 6 mile hike. You will want to do it in the morning before it gets hot. there are some shade trees and benches so you are not in the sun the whole time. it was amazing!
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