Cupcake Mountain Trail is a 4.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Havasu Palms, California that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and nature trips and is best used from November until March.

DISTANCE
4.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1,945 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

hiking

nature trips

trail running

views

rocky

scramble

no shade

2.2 miles of fairly easy trail followed by a tough, steep, rocky (non-technical) scramble to the top.

trail running
6 months ago

3/4 of the trail is runnable. Awesome views! Definitely not a beginner’s trail. Down side is the drive to get to the trail head.

hiking
6 months ago