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Mesmerizing Drive to the Rustic Hiking Trail

We really enjoyed the peaceful drive to the site. I agree with other Yelpers that the first 1-1/2... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
Wickenburg, Arizona
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Vulture Peak hike

This is a moderately difficult hike with grand views from the top. From the car trailhead the first... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Wickenburg, Arizona
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the peaceful drive to the site. I agree with other Yelpers that the first 1-1/2 miles are flat, easy to navigate, and full of a variety of cacti and towering Saguaros. We continued on and came to a steep washed-out slope on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a moderately difficult hike with grand views from the top. From the car trailhead the first mile and a half are relatively flat and go through gorgeous desert. When you reach the second trailhead (reached by 4 wheelers) the climb increases. In about...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank MontanaLaura
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

Date of experience: February 2018
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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.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Henri D
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

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank clarence h
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.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank higjcountryjen
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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Apwa1968
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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Gary G
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

Date of experience: February 2017
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Response from robwU423BX | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry. This is quite a ways out in the desert - very rustic