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We went one mile up the trail from the parking lot. Absolutely gorgeous scenery. Not too tough but if you have sensitive knees, bring your walking stick. The February weather was perfect for this hike and the desert was green! A mile takes you to a spring. Took about an hour and a half for us old folks.
This is a fun and varied trail -- mostly easy-moderate and not too challenging but with steep sections, stream crossings, loose rocks and small boulders, and fantastic views both up and down. I recommend wearing hiking boots that offer ankle support because of the rocks and angled sections of the trail. It's well traveled, so go early.