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Lime Falls Trail

Easy/Intermediate

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0.3 mile 0.5 kilometer point to point
96% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 48' 15 m
Descent: -7' -2 m
High: 3,024' 922 m
Low: 2,980' 908 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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Trail shared by Chris McD

A short but rugged trail leading to a seasonal waterfall.

Chris McD

Features Birding · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

Take a short detour to a small seasonal waterfall. The Lime Falls Trail begins at a junction with the Cactus Forest Trail. As you start your journey on Lime Falls Trail, you'll notice a small hill ahead of you. Limestone from this hill was brought down and used in the nearby kilns. Continuing past the hills, the trail gets rockier as you get closer to the season falls. There is also an increase of vegetation in the area. This is a nice diversion, as it offers more biodiversity due to a greater potential of water in the area. Due to some of the steep rock outcroppings in the area around the falls, this is a nice area to take a break since you can usually find a shady spot.

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A rocky trail leading into Lime Falls.
Oct 9, 2016 near Tanque…, AZ
Looking up at Lime Falls, just need to add water.
Oct 9, 2016 near Tanque…, AZ
View of the trail leading to Lime Falls. The hill in the photo was a source of lime for the nearby kilns.
Oct 9, 2016 near Tanque…, AZ

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