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This hike is well worth it. Only 1.5 miles each way, about 30 mins. The trail is easy to follow and... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
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This is a great place to go for some exercise, go for a walk or just have some peace and quiet away... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This hike is well worth it. Only 1.5 miles each way, about 30 mins. The trail is easy to follow and somewhat shaded in the juniper trees. There is a very small elevation change and some hiking in sand up a wash. I would consider...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2018

This is a great place to go for some exercise, go for a walk or just have some peace and quiet away from town. It's got great scenery but very close to town.

1  Thank Buck289
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for an easy and fun hike for a young family, make sure you do this hike. It was one of the highlights of our Flagstaff trip for our kids. The hike starts through a piñon/juniper forest, then drops into a dry...More

1  Thank Jacob B
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Spent the past 10 days traveling from Aspen. Visited the end of June. Very few flies/mosquitoes in Aspen, Moab, Monument valley, the Grand canyon, and Sedona. Heard about this hike and thought it might be a great little relaxing hike with the kids before we...More

3  Thank jennifermanning83
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Caveats: We are age 66 and 70, mobile with no restrictions. We live at sea level. This hike was NOT easy for us at 10 a.m. in the full sun, temp about 84. There is precious little shade and outbound it's all uphill on a...More

3  Thank remarkability
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice 30 min hike (each way) from the car to the base of Red Mountain up a gravelly ravine/trail. Worth the trek. Here’s a photo if you want a aneak peek from the bottom

1  Thank Dr-JonnyB
Reviewed April 23, 2018

A nice hike to a cinder cone in the forest North of Flagstaff. It was a nice trail to an area with some outstanding volcanic rock formations. A nice leisurely Sunday morning walk.

2  Thank ColoradoTodd
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Easy to find hike. Good parking. Easy hike. If you like volcanoes this is a fascinating hike. You hike into the side of a blown out volcano.

1  Thank doc2rscott
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

After you ascend the little ladder (missing a step so do carefully), walk another 60 feet past the cinder cone and your breath will be taken away by the beautiful red rock cliff and box canyon. The diversity is gorgeous. We did a mid-afternoon jaunt...More

4  Thank Betsi B
Reviewed November 23, 2017

This is a beautiful trail that ends inside a crater with black volcanic rock up against a red rock mountain. Beautiful. We went early on a weekday morning and were the only people there.

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April 19, 2017|
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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March 19, 2016|
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