Sophie's Flat Trail (A-C Loop)

MODERATE 1 reviews
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Sophie's Flat Trail (A-C Loop) is a 5.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Desert Cypress Trailer Ranch, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
5.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
754 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

views

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

no shade

Sophie's Flat Trail (A-C Loop) Make sure to look at the trail map as there are several options you can choose. The A-C Loop takes approximately 2.5 hours. The trail meanders through a couple dry washes and jeep trails and features beautiful views of the Wickenburg area (all the way to Vulture Peak), red peaks, canyons and interesting rock formations. The trail is surrounded by spectacular desert vegetation, including saguaro cactus, ocotillo cactus, palos verdes trees, palos chirsti, prickly pear cactus and jojoba just to mention a few. Also, there is an abundance of wildlife to see, including many bird species, lizards, snakes, rabbits and occasionally wild javelina.

hiking
11 months ago

I love this trail and enjoy the rock formations in Dinosaur Canyon and the sweeping views all the way past Wickenburg to Vulture Peak