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Address: Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff, AZ
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Worth the drive

Amazing rock formations at the end of the trail. The path was easy to follow with not too much elevation gain.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Amazing rock formations at the end of the trail. The path was easy to follow with not too much elevation gain.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

It is a mile and a half walk each way on flat terrain. It's an old crescent moon shaped volcano that you can enter (from the lower side). Black lava silt on some of the slopes right as you approach the last stretch to the entrance. From the parking lot it goes exclusively from cypress trees to ponderosa pines, even... More 

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Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The whole north side of this small mountain has eroded away, exposing marvelous erosive features and a grand cross section of a cinder cone volcano. The hike is a couple miles of easy trail, and the reward at the end is well worth it--much more interesting and beautiful than you thought it would be.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Really enjoyed this trail and the transitions to different vistas. It was really short and easy to do for my daughter, brother and I.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is always a fun walk if you're willing to drive out there. It is almost always quiet when we go out there. The kids love climbing on the cinder piles and sliding down. They also love climbing all over the rocks back in the canyon. We always have a fun time exploring out there with the kiddos (7& 8).... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

visited here for the pumpkin patch. Mm.. The hay ride was what made it worth it. More for very small children.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This hike is unlike anything I've ever seen. To walk into a collapsed volcano is a very unique experience. It's a pretty easy hike, there is one small ladder that needs to be climbed, but it's open & flat for the most part. The inside of the volcano is fun to boulder through & if you boulder to the top,... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I'm an avid hiker in the Pacific NW, so maybe I expect too much of trails. The hike had little to offer along the way. Once you got to the back, things got interesting. The colors and texture of the cliffs look like something from a different planet. The hike itself was somewhat boring, but it was worth it in... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I was clued in to this hike by a nifty book, BOOTS & BURGERS: AN ARIZONA HANDBOOK FOR HUNGRY HIKERS, by Roger Naylor. It combines my two favorite things in the world, hiking and eating at diners after hiking – what a natural! So I went through the book with a fine-tooth comb and started marking hikes I want to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Hiked this today with my wife, my 5 year old daughter and my 9 month old daughter in her hike a poose. I had read about it a year or so ago in Arizona Highways. I was a little worried about the 5 year old, but the whining never started with an easy pace and lots of stops for learning.... More 

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