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This is actually an easy hike. You drive most of the way and it's no more than a mile to the falls

really great hike. its actually less than 2 miles round trip to do. well worth the drive up to it

The hike up to the lake was rough, there's no sugar coating it. It's entirely uphill and extremely steep at places. Absolutely worth it once you reach the lake, though. We spent 3 days up there camping and fishing and not a single person came through.

hiking
17 days ago

Great trail! Still snow on the top (June 2017)

Very pretty hike. Well maintained and not hard at all. Trail distance is very inaccurate though. More like a 1.75 mile round trip.

Fantastic hike! Very scenic the whole way, ending with a gorgeous, huge (maybe 100 foot) water fall. This is a fun short hike; only 2 miles, and consists of heading down into the canyon to the Cottonwood filled creek bed and falls. Keep in mind this hike has 600 foot elevation drop, then climb, so it's tough. Only recommended for people not in pretty good condition. Also the whole hike is exposed so sun and heat are an issue. We did the hike just after an early dinner so it was comfortable.

backpacking
25 days ago

hiking
29 days ago

This was just over a 7 mi hike and despite its name is not a canyon, but rather up a steep ridge, through very nice ponderosa pine with some nice high views in some spots. It starts out slowly in elevation gain but is quite steep in some places in short spurts. Overall about 2400' gain and ends at an ATV trail--it basically connects a dirt road (that you drive to trail head on) to the ATV trail at top of mountain. No particular landmarks or things to see; so if you would like a moderately strenuous forest hike it's nice. However, given the area you're in, there are many other hikes which focus on the region's unique geology, but not this one.

hiking
1 month ago