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Vulture Peak Trail

Wickenburg, AZ
+1 623-580-5500
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GreAt Hike

Great hike. Anyone can do the first mile and a half and it's worth doing. For those who want a more... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2018
MontanaLaura
via mobile
Quite the Desert Experience!

For anyone interested in the experience of hiking in a dramatic desert landscape of the American... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2018
zenflydad
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Salome, Arizona
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“great hike” (11 reviews)
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Wickenburg, AZ
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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Great hike. Anyone can do the first mile and a half and it's worth doing. For those who want a more strenuous hike do the last mile and a half! Don't take dogs up the mountain . We needed up carrying ours partway. Tom stopped...More

1  Thank MontanaLaura
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

For anyone interested in the experience of hiking in a dramatic desert landscape of the American Southwest with views of rugged and craggy peaks ahead and an unfolding grand vista of the arid cacti-strewn terrain falling away behind as you ascend on the trail, this...More

2  Thank zenflydad
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

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
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Reviewed September 11, 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

1  Thank clarence h
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Reviewed April 7, 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
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Reviewed March 30, 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

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Reviewed March 4, 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
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Reviewed February 25, 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

1  Thank cloosh
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Reviewed January 18, 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
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Reviewed November 24, 2016

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

Thank Sharon W
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Mnmlady
April 22, 2015|
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Response from robwU423BX | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry. This is quite a ways out in the desert - very rustic
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