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A beautiful hike, although I would rate on the more moderate spectrum than easy, as there are a few steep rock scrambles, and loose rocks. Some forks could be better marked, look for the cairns though. Took us slightly less than 3 hours. Not much traffic for a Tuesday. We really enjoyed the flowering flora and the views along the way.
I have lived in Tucson for almost 40 years. I have always heard that Tanque Verde Falls were beautiful, but never took the time to see for myself. The pictures I have seen do not do it justice. My teenage son goes there frequently to cliff jump into some of the swollen pools, but I went for the beauty. you definitely need to be careful in the upper falls area, and I can see why so many people have fallen to injury or death there. in the future, I am certainly going to explore this area more, but I am going to wear better shoes.
Mick D. on Badger Springs Wash Trail
Very pleasant hike in and along the stream. The petroglyphs are up high at your 7 o'clock if you are standing at the water intersection facing the fork of the water. Lots of dried slit and sand amongst large rocks -- kids dream and nervous parent nightmare.
I would not consider this an easy trail. There are boulders you have to climb over and some steep areas. It was fine for my husband, me and my ten year old but it is challenging for very young children (my four year old) and it would be difficult for older people as well. The setting is beautiful and worth the short hike!
It was my first time at the Grand Canyon. I had the best adventure ever! Incredible group of people! Great weather! Amazing hiking! I will do it again. The Canyon is a magic place where in same way you would find yourself and you would be proud of something bigger than you. At night...the stars will reveal, and the silence of the Canyon will tell you the secrets of it magic.