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Kachina Trail

Address: Flagstaff, AZ
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Ranked #18 of 41 Activities in Flagstaff
Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
Activities: Hiking, Cross-country skiing
Owner description: This five-mile hiking trail, almost entirely within the boundaries of the Kachina Peaks Wilderness...
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Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
Activities: Hiking, Cross-country skiing
Owner description: This five-mile hiking trail, almost entirely within the boundaries of the Kachina Peaks Wilderness, allows visitors sweeping views of Agassiz Peak, along with a variety of wildlife.
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Wallingford, Connecticut
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151 reviews 151 reviews
70 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Kachina Trail is an easy to moderate 5 mile (one-way) hike over rolling terrain that winds its way through stands of fir and aspen and passes through beautiful meadows where views of the San Francisco Peaks and Flagstaff area become possible. To reach the trailhead from Flagstaff, follow US highway 180 about 7 miles, turn right on Snowbowl Road... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Out of all the hikes we did in the Flagstaff area, this one took the cake. It was doable for all fitness levels and beautiful weaving in and out of the Aspens. We were sad to be a couple weeks early of the leaves changing colors. I imagine it is gorgeous in the fall with lots of yellows, reds, and... More 

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Tucson, AZ
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135 reviews 135 reviews
25 attraction reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We've spent the summer hiking the trails near Flagstaff and believe that the Kachina Trail is one of the most universally appropriate and gratifying. It is not a hard hike-it runs five plus miles across the shoulder of the mountain, not up or down it, which makes it doable for people who don't hike much. The trail alternates forested sections... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

We have been hiking this trail with our granddaughters every year since they were just little shavers. They insist on going back to it every year and they are now 13 and 15. It is an out and back trail and it follows the contour of the mountain so there isn't much elevation change, making it an easy hike for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2003

What a beautiful hike. We used to live in Flagstaff and hike it fairly regularly. I think it is especially beautiful when all the ferns are present. It is not too strenuous, but is at a very high elevation, so pace yourself. Enjoy.

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