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Amazing!! Road and trail are not well marked, so I uploaded pictures to follow, but wow when you get there it's SOOO worth it! No one else was there, it was private and just incredible. May or may not have encountered a puma...but just keep an eye out while hiking

hiking
11 days ago

12 days ago

Great little hike, and road to trailhead is excellent. Easy access with a 2 wheel drive car.

Easy hike that leads to an amazing site!

trail running
27 days ago

Very nice trail, Just nice and easy along the river and the road. If you want to see the flukes but don't want to run 14-17 miles just drive up the road until the fork, take the left fork and there's access to the trail about 1.5 miles from the flumes.

Beautiful hike. Lots of shaded areas. Be sure to bring a camera. Some of the large rocks on the hike even have fossils visible on the top.

Stunning views. You can't see many tracks anymore but it is still well worth the hike.

hiking
1 month ago

We started this hike around 6 am. This was a beautiful hike...especially early in the morning. Loved all the red rock and the diversity in the trail as we hiked. Saw evidence of big horns, but no actual animals. There was minimal shade. I cant imagine doing this during the heat of the day. Highly recommend!

My husband and I did this trail toward the end of the day, and we saw like 2 more people. It was stunning. Great views, and the informational plaques were actually pretty cool and inspiring. It seems longer than 3 miles depending on when you do it.

This is a great hike to start a day! Absolutely beautiful in the morning when the sun is just coming up.
Trailhead and trail are not marked, and can be difficult to find, but that makes this hike great because it is not crowded.

Great Hike! Brought my daughter and we had a great time. I also recommend the Three Kings Hike!

A hot tiring tails, but not too long that kids can make it, with a little encouragement. Took a 4,5,7 year old, and while we had lots of water breaks (bring lots!), they were able to keep going. Lots of hills.

trail running
2 months ago

Ran this midday and it was pretty hot, but generally runable. Lots of terrain change from the river, to the dirt mounds to the up and downs of the bag before the big boulders at the end where you get the best views. Climbing fown the rock side was unique.

Great place to take people that can't or don't want to walk far amazing petroglyphs I'd recommend not touching the petroglyphs because the oils on your fingers can wear out the petroglyphs the have waters tshirts and pop all on a trust system

hiking
2 months ago