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Martha's Butte is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round.

Length 2.7 mi Elevation gain 75 ft Route type Out & Back

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

Bugs

Muddy

Over grown

Rocky

Washed out

Off trail

No shade

Historic site

No dogs

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Hike an unmarked trail/wash out stream bed to a butte with petroglyphs.

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Follow the wash out stream bed to the abnormal looking butte, nothing like it around.

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Reviews (16)
Photos (25)
Recordings (13)
Completed (24)
Michael Ariz
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HikingNo shade

A mile and a half hike out through a sun scorched and windy white dirt wash filled with petrified wood, selenite and more to a pyramid shaped rocky butte. The chocolate flagstone surrounding the base of the rock peak is covered in beautiful petroglyphs from 600-2000 years ago. A great hike away from the parked cars and tourist paved 1/2 mile loops. Actually felt connected to the land and was able to sit and take in the experience of the land. Loved it.

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Jean L.
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HikingNo shade
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Lori b.
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HikingNo shade

amazing hike that with beautiful petroglyphs. no shade, so plan accordingly.

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Theresa Strobel
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Hiking

Great hike .. we brought the dog , he wore his hiking booties and back pack to carry his water (I didn’t have this app until after this hike so I didn’t know dogs weren’t allowed ) took longer than expected because.. didn’t have this app . Ran into two other hikers that turned us on to “all hike “ ok back to the hike .. comfortable day 66 degrees / cloudy . So quite pleasurable hike .. enjoyed the wilderness .. and took lots of pics of the petroglyphs .. these were some of the best petroglyphs we’ve seen and I’m glad there wasn’t a marked trail so only serious hikers would go .. BTW, we went first of May 2018

The Blue Bomber
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Hiking
First to Review

Terrific unmaintained trail to a butte with sweet petroglyphs.

Heather Viti
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Mountain biking
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Dawn Davis
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Hiking
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Rachele Ellsworth
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Hiking
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Rebecca Knight
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Richard Carter
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Tyson Whatley
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Sean Comerford
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Dan Schmidt
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Hollie Thornton
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Eric Thornton
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Bennie Sutton
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