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Great geological formations to view and the tiny visitors center was nice as well. I felt the trail was marked satisfactorily, however, one in our party felt we needed to go in a different direction at one point. You do have to be careful as many people appear to go off trail in order to reach the bottom of the Punchbowl. The actual trail gets near the bottom of the Punchbowl but not all the way down.

The trail starts out well marked but soon many trails lead off in all directions. They should have more signs to keep you on track. Other than that it’s a beautiful area and a lot of fun. I’m glad I had this app to keep us on the right trail

Short, easy-ish loop through Devil's Punchbowl, when you don't have time to go 7 miles to Devil's Chair. This short loop woild be gre as t for kids.

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18 days ago

I did this hike first thing in the morning with my two dogs. I like to go counterclockwise and end my hike at the ranger station. Saw deer at the beginning of the hike.

Loved it! We say a deer family! Very close too!

Short and fun. 1 blowdown and not well marked by the creek bed. Pretty simple though.

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1 month ago

Great short hike, offered a little bit of challenge with some incline coming back out of the punch bowl but that only added to the value of the hike for me. Interesting views and and rock formations. The loop took about an hour to hike.

first trail...it was neat...did it with my son impromptu! (and made it!)

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3 months ago

A short but steep hike with spectacular views, some of the best in the range. Also lightly trafficked -- you'll likely have it to yourself. Highly recommended, but do another hike in the area to make the drive worthwhile. Nearby Mount Waterman, Winston Peak, and Mount Akawie are good options.

Amazing i went hiking here as a kid and just went back today still amazing great hike

5 months ago

We hiked down to the bottom where there was a small stream then it started to go up ... We could not go further but I'm wondering nowhere was this water fall ?!? Is the waterfall at the end of the trail? Pls lmk every one who knows

Amazing geological formations and a clear little stream at the bottom. Would like to explore this place more on a cooler day. Don’t forget to visit the visitors center! They have a bunch of snakes on display found within the park as well as a honeypot ant nest!

love this place ... beautiful

This place was better than expected! There are three hikes in the park - Devil's Chair is a 7-miler, this hike is a 1-miler, and there is a very short nature trail that is only 1/3 of a mile.

I got here early to avoid the heat. Luckily for me, the flannel bush (Fremontia) was in full bloom with their bright yellow flowers. I went straight onto this hike after doing the Devil's Chair hike. I wouldn't call this hike "Easy" as some people have said because "easy" to me is asking -Would most elderly or overweight folks be able to do it without much trouble? If so, then it's easy. As you can see, it is very short but beautiful.

I recommend doing all the hikes if you have the time.

We had out of state friends come and they loved it! We stayed on the trail for the most part. The very first time (last year 2017 on the 4th of July) we came we went down into the bowl not on the trail and we were hiking for 4 hours we loved it but didn’t take any bars or energy food.

It is nice trail but when I did it was too hot.

Quick and simple hike. You may get luck and catch the water fall.

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7 months ago

This trail was a lot of fun, bring enough water, especially in hotter months. I took a 3liter bladder and ran out right at the end of the trail. We crossed three seasonal creeks running right now. But they can dry up later in season. Found wild green onions growing in shady areas at the saddle and just north of saddle. They were tasty. Start early to avoid higher temps on north side of trail at lower elevations as temps rise. When we started at the camp it was 47 at 7am, when we got to devils punch bowl it was 87 at 4pm in mid April.

Great for a quick outing. Perfect to bring the kids.

Nice place. Much more fun off-trail.

Very easy and fun with a dog. Down to the bottom and up again with amount of shade depending on the time of day.

great hike. an hour wasn't enough to explore. Take extra time.

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10 months ago

Nice day hike took us about 4 hrs round trip to get to devils chair. Great family hike I would say for kids 10 and above.

11 months ago

I love this trail! I have covered at least miles on it (round trip). There is part of the trail that is completely wiped out by soft sand and too dangerous to cross without special equipment around mile marker 5 ( about 8 miles in if you start at Devil's Punchbowl Visitor center). Awesome hike though! Very rarely see people on this trail

Monday, November 13, 2017

it's possible that a majority of this trail has been washed out, but it is definitely difficult -- lots of time on river beds and bouldering. The trail was not clearly marked, but we managed to get back. Otherwise, a cool hike. Bring bug spray and watch for bears (saw lots of scat).

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Great trail.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Went there Wednesday. We took the loop and off to a different route. The waterfall was completely dry. Like DRY! I've been to a few hikes in the past few weeks and you usually get a trickle but no. It made for decent views and a decent work out. We wanted to get a close and quick hike in so this was the choice.This was always the go to school field trip growing up and the go to hiking place in the av so it attracts a decent crowd so It wasn't particularly exciting for me but it is really nice. Just pack sunscreen because it's a dry heat and you will have issues lol

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

amazing views and very helpful and friendly park ranger.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Very cool trail with interesting rocks. The trail descends almost to the bottom and comes back up towards the end. A lot of fun!

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Harder than I was thinking and kind of easy to get off trail. Lots of fun

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