Sara Canyon Trail is a 2.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Lake Havasu City, AZ that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from October until April. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
It's actually closer to 5 miles . 2.3 miles in... Gorgeous trail with a lake dip and big horn sheep to boot!
The slot canyon was great. Other than that, most of the hike was through a flat wash. There were several natural arches on the trail and a great variety of different geological formations.
Hiked in April, did not see another human around. Mountain goats, a few flowers with insects. Litres of water a must, wide brimmed hat. Wonderful secluded hike
Because of the heat, it felt much longer than the stated distance. The hike was beautiful and exciting. We mainly hiked the yellow trail through the wash to get to 'the crack.' Every time we weren't sure we were on the trail, we would see a marker. After the crack, it was a long hot hike through the wash to finally be surprised by the lake. After taking a refreshing break from the heat, we hiked the blue trail back which went above the wash and around the mountains. Bring lots of water as you will need it!!
It was a great hike! For reference (we got a little lost so want to help you) if you are trying to do the loop, it turns to the right immediately after you exit the canyon "crack". We kept going straight because we wanted to get to the water and it was well worth it. We swam with some ducks and the dogs enjoyed cooling off. Go early as it gets hot quick. If you have dogs, I would recommend bringing dog shoes for the trail back. We did this as an "in and out" by going all the way to the water where it ends with picnic tables and then turned around and went back the way we came. It has the only shade and it's more scenic. Be very mindful of looking and staying on the trail on the way back. we almost got lost toward the end and we are still not sure how it happened. probably because there are so many dirt bike trails. Other than that, it was well worth it!
This is a nice walk and going through the canyon where the mountains close in was fun and did give the sense of claustrophobia. Once on the backside, I headed up around the ridge line for a different view. The views are beautiful and you can look over Lake Havasu and see it in its entirety. I did it 2 times in a few days.
A fun hike especially through "the crack."
You must go!
wonderful hike. stay off the sand.
Great scenic views! We had lunch at the top of Picnic Table Mountain.
One of the most unique hikes I've experienced, literally right through the crack between two rocky mountains. Hang in to the end and soak your feet in the cool water of the Colorado.
Great 7 mile hike through the canyon to Lake Havasu
One of my favorite hikes.
fun trail to the lake. picnic area and great views
Nice hike to the lake . Many side trails in the area with great views
Make sure you try to do the picnic table at the top on the way back. The trail to this should be marked better. It is worth the effort and only adds about a mile.
Great trail, started early cuz of the heat plus had my dog
It's 5 miles total! Just to let you know. It was absolutely beautiful!! We loved it. There is a lake at the end and we jumped in. So bring your swimming suit! Well worth it. Make sure you wear good shoes because the ground is sand and little rocks.