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Red Mountain Trail

Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff, AZ
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Beautiful

The views are so beautiful. This is a very beautiful area of Arizona. The rocks are such an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dhns2014
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Cortona, Italy
Kids had a blast at the end of the trail

1.5 mile walk in on relatively flat trail with a slow but steady elevation increase. Last section... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MissyC2012
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Houston, Texas
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Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff, AZ
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views are so beautiful. This is a very beautiful area of Arizona. The rocks are such an interesting sight to see.

Thank dhns2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1.5 mile walk in on relatively flat trail with a slow but steady elevation increase. Last section of trail is on loose gravel that reminded me of walking in beach sand. The hike was ok, not overly exciting, but the end was fantastic! The kids...More

Thank MissyC2012
Reviewed May 30, 2017

As with any hikes bring water and snacks. Prepare to have your shoes covered with red clay. My family decided to check this hike out and it was worth it!! You will love the site at the end!! m

Thank Connie D
Reviewed May 24, 2017

We spotted the unusual red mountain facing us as we drove up from Flagstaff in the morning on our way to the Grand Canyon. We actually passed the entrance but, quickly discussed and decided to u-turn and check it out. So glad we did. A...More

Thank paul22luap
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Bring plenty of water and snacks, good hiking boots for a nice long hike or a short stroll. We were there in late May and the weather was wonderful

Thank janiebak
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

This is a very easy trail to navigate and well worth your time. You will see the Red Mountain from the highway but it does not do it justice. The reward of the 1.5 mile hike is well worth it. It is a flat hike...More

1  Thank Dylan L
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Would have been a loss if we had missed it! One more example of the volcanic activity that shaped this part of Arizona. Our hike was on a misty day which made for a quiet hike. Fantastic photo ops abound.

Thank VespagirL55
Reviewed April 10, 2017

This hike was the best part of our 10-day trip out west. If you are on your way to the Grand Canyon and need to stretch your legs, it's worth a stop. No facilities, and no crowds. The hike is fairly level, and ends at...More

2  Thank LostMason
Reviewed January 31, 2017

We had planned on going to the lava tunnels but they were snowed in so we chose this place in stead. we just loved it not a soul there first trail that we've had that pleasure! It's an easy walk with hardly any elevation change...More

1  Thank Nick N
Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

What a neat hike ! Great for teenagers and smaller children . Mild hike into crater. Saw a wild tarantula on the way in and fantastic formations in the crater. So glad we drove from Flagstaff to enjoy. Highlight of our trip for such an"off...More

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Ben_Fieldhouse
April 19, 2017|
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Response from Nick N | Reviewed this property |
It's not a volcano, more of a cinder cone. Ther is no climb to to top, the trail finishes in the centre of the cone. From memory I think it took about half an hour each way. Leave plenty of time for exploring when you get... More
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Cher M
March 19, 2016|
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Response from William M | Reviewed this property |
Low temps can still be around freezing at 6 AM. It is cool, but hiking quickly warms you up, unless you go on the mountain. Plus, the dry air never feels as cool as the temperature, unless there are high winds. Just do an... More
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BritAmeriTraveler
July 24, 2015|
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We saw people with dogs
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