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Hieroglyphic Trail

Gold Canyon, AZ

Hieroglyphic Trail is a 3 mile trail located near Gold Canyon, Arizona. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from September until May. At the end of the trail are petroglyphs and small waterfalls in early spring.

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Correction... I meant favorite hike in Phoenix... Not Sedona.

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14 Completed 6 Reviews

It is one oft favorite hikes in the Sedona area especially because it is difficult. The one issue is that the trail going up is supposed to have white markers they are not visible all the time. Still would recommend to anyone who wants to hike

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My favorite hike in Arizona! I used to hike it every Saturday during the spring time. Bring plenty of water!

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My favorite hike in Arizona

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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Great hike that is an intense workout. My legs felt it for the next week; getting in and out of cars was a literal pain. Bringing gloves is helpful because much of the hike is actually a climb / scramble. Of course bring a lot of water and be prepared for a hard hike with an amazing and rewarding view at the end!

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This is a great hike. For everyone writing to follow the blue dots and arrows, be advised that they have been removed. This is a wilderness area and placing any paint/graffiti in such a designated area is illegal. Please take care to leave this incredible area better than it was when you arrived. If you are concerned about following the route without the dots, there are plenty of other hikes in the valley that have established trails.

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Siphon Draw Trail
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21 Completed 16 Reviews

This one was my weekend go-to when I lived in Scottsdale. It was a bit of a drive from there but way more challenging and rewarding than Piestewa or Camelback. The views are great the whole way up and it's always nice to get a chance to use your hands while climbing. Be careful of the bees. Every time I went there I always ran into a bees nest about 3/4 of the way up.

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Treasure Loop Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Easy quick hike.

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