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Good workout in the forest

My friend and I hiked the Kachina Trail on hot day in Flagstaff. The trail is at about 9000 ft... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Emily Y
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Santa Clarita, California
via mobile
A moderate trail with plenty of views

Hiked this trail twice so far. Did an in and out although there is a loop possibility. Trial... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2016
David K
,
Prescott, Arizona
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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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“open meadows” (2 reviews)
“snow bowl” (2 reviews)
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Flagstaff, AZ
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I hiked the Kachina Trail on hot day in Flagstaff. The trail is at about 9000 ft elevation, so expect temperatures to be about 10 degrees cooler than in town. The trail passes through beautiful forests and meadows, including Aspen groves. We...More

Thank Emily Y
Reviewed October 7, 2016

Hiked this trail twice so far. Did an in and out although there is a loop possibility. Trial would be considered moderate due to rocks and elevation changes. Right now beautiful aspens on the trail and driving up to it. Trailhead is at the AZ...More

Thank David K
Reviewed July 2, 2016

This is one of our favorite hikes in Flagstaff: It's easy to get to, with a trailhead right off of one of the Snowbowl parking lots (which means tons of parking, even when busy), and while the beginning of the trail seems messy, with downed...More

Thank T0tallytrippin'
Reviewed May 25, 2016

Easy to get here from Flagstaff. Take US 180 W and turn right onto N Snow Bowl Rd.(this road is almost directly accross from Ski Lift Lodge) It is about 5 or 6 miles up this mountain road to the 1st pair of parking lots....More

Thank Ted C
Reviewed September 15, 2015

This is my favorite hike! It is so beautiful! Aspen's, Pine Trees, Ferns. It's a great easy hike for families and kids.

1  Thank Heidi L
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Always a great hike that's never too busy. Very long hike that is as easy or hard as you want it to be. Regardless of how long you hike, you'll have stunning views the entire time. Be sure to bring rain gear and dress with...More

1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed August 30, 2015

We started hiking last year, so we aren't all that experienced. We are in our late 50s - mid 60s and felt this trail was moderately challenging in certain spots. The trail is well-maintained. There is some climbing over rocks, which is the reason I...More

2  Thank LBB56
Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

We were out here to walk a hike and get some nice views. The friendly waiter atthe brewery in Flagstaff told us that this hike then would be perfect and that it was his favourite. I dont understand how this hike can be anyone's preffered...More

2  Thank Håvard R
Reviewed July 26, 2015

Great hiking trail, not too difficult. Make it as long as you wish, in and out the same way. Great scenery high in the ponderosas and aspens.

2  Thank smthibs
Reviewed March 27, 2015

We frequently hike Flagstaff and enjoy many trails but this is far and away, one of our favorites. The elevation and views are unsurpassed. One of my favorite things about this trail is how much the scenery changes throughout. Vastly different flora, fauna and terrain...More

6  Thank Cheryl H
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