LENGTH: 6.8 miles round trip (including a .4 mile round trip side hike to Boynton Vista)
TRAIL STYLE: in & out
ELEVATION GAIN: +/- 800 feet
FACILITIES: at TH
DOGS: yes, if leashed
Please include whether you're meeting at the TH or the carpool location when RSVP'ing.
There is a $5 fee per car for parking at the trailhead. (The fee can be avoided with a Red Rock Annual Pass, a National Parks Annual Pass, or a National Parks Senior Pass.)
Bring water and snacks.
Much of the hike is wooded and covered. We will see ruins, wildlife, canyons and trees.
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CARPOOL LOCATION: We'll meet starting at 7:45 am at the McDonald's parking lot at the intersection of Carefree Highway and I-17. The address is 3140 W Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ. Park by the wall against the street. We'll leave there by 8:00 am! We should be hiking by 10:30 AM.
DIRECTIONS TO TH: I-17 N, exit at 179 towards Sedona, in Sedona take 89A W (left) for 3.1 miles, N (right) on Dry Creek Road for 2.9 miles to the T-intersection at Boynton Pass Road, turn left and proceed 1.5 miles to another T-intersection, turn right, go 0.3 mile and look for a small, dirt parking area on the right.