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Vulture Peak Trail

Wickenburg, AZ
+1 623-580-5500
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refuge among the cactus

spent the better part of a day just hiking along the trails. terrain is easy to moderate. suggest... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Henri D
One of the most beautiful trails I have visited in Arizona

I have lived in Arizona since 1962 and have visited many desert nature trails in various parts of... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
clarence h
Wickenburg, Arizona
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Wickenburg, AZ
+1 623-580-5500
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

spent the better part of a day just hiking along the trails. terrain is easy to moderate. suggest fall or spring visits.

Thank Henri D
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I have lived in Arizona since 1962 and have visited many desert nature trails in various parts of the State. The Vulture Peak Trail is one I consider to have the most beautiful array of a natural variety of desert cacti and desert plants. It...More

Thank clarence h
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Found this hike on my all trails and decided to check it out. What a beautiful trail and everything was blooming. I'll definitely do this one again.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The hike to the top of Vulture Peak is doable but challenging at times. The trail is very moderate until the ascent to the top. At that point the trail is still good but the steepness of the trail and switchbacks may cause you to...More

Thank Jam1968jd
Reviewed 5 March 2017

If you happen to be in Wickenburg and enjoy hiking, try the Vulture Peak Trail which is less than ten miles out of town. It's an easy to get to trail with a short drive on a dirt road. Not a problem with any car...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 26 February 2017

An excellent 5 mile hike in a park, which starts as an easy hike and gradually becomes more difficult closer to the peak with a hands and feet scramble to the summit. The pathway was more difficult to follow coming back from the peak and...More

Thank cloosh
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Best hike in the town of Wickenburg. A four wheel drive can shorten the hike and add to the fun. There is plenty of parking...and a bathroom. The trail itself is well marked. The "saddle" is a nice place to stop and take a break....More

Thank a_krrr
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Went on this trail on horseback whilst staying at Ranchos de Los Caballeros - brilliant on horseback!

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a great hike around the Wickenburg area. We enjoyed a peaceful trail and a nice climb. The desert was beautiful and the views from the saddle in all directions were great. Recommend this hike to anyone looking for some good exercise and a...More

Thank George R
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This challenging trail affords you gorgeous views of the desert and surrounding mountains. Not an easy trail. Take plenty of water and definitely avoid hot days.

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23 April 2015|
Response from robwU423BX | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry. This is quite a ways out in the desert - very rustic