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Sunset Vista Trail

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2.9 Miles 4.6 Kilometers


83%

Runnable

1,089' 332 m

Ascent

-154' -47 m

Descent

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

48%

Max Grade (26°)

2,806' 855 m

High

1,871' 570 m

Low

Shared By Chad Dailey

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An open desert trail up the historic Picacho Peak.

Chad Dailey

Dogs Leashed

Features Wildflowers

Trails are closed sunset to sunrise. Park is closed 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Entrance fee of $7 or AZ state park pass.

Runner Notes

Gloves are recommended for the cables. Not recommended during summer months, no water along the trail.

Description

From the trailhead, the first couple miles are easy to moderate before it becomes difficult to the peak. The trail travels along the south side of the park. Cables are provided on the bare sections for your safety but know your limits before tackling this trek.

Flora & Fauna

Wildflowers are seasonal.

Contacts

Land Manager: Arizona State Parks

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