My very first Arizona hike! Gorgeous in March!!! Wildflowers in "superbloom", everything was SO INCREDIBLY GREEN!!! Difficult trail on a hot day (and distance is more like 8.4 from parking lot!) ...sturdy footwear recommended! $3.00 fee required but totally worth it for the views/serenity/and "facilities" at trailhead!
The trail was okay but it is very hard to walk on due to very rocky terrain and less maintenance. I would give 5 stars if some maintenance done to the trail which makes hiking more enjoyable. There are little shades so I would not recommend to hiking during summer time.
Many unmarked trails is my only negative comment. This is a beautiful oasis in the middle of the desert and feels like you have been enveloped by greenery. The trails are easy enough you do not feel as if you are climbing even though you are gaining elevation. Plenty of parking and restrooms at the start. All around great hike.