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Nature Trail

Easy/Intermediate

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0.4 mile 0.7 kilometer point to point
96% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 38' 12 m
Descent: -53' -16 m
High: 1,943' 592 m
Low: 1,906' 581 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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Trail shared by Eric Jackson

An easy trail through rolling desert terrain with informational signs.

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Features Birding · Wildflowers

This trail is within Picacho Peak State Park. Park access fee is required.

Need to Know

Park information is available on the Arizona State Parks website. Parking is available near the trailhead, but can fill up at popular times of year (such as wildflower season). Ramadas and picnic tables are also available near the trailhead, and most ramadas have water spigots.

Description

The nature trail at Picacho Peak State Park is a short, easy trail through the lower areas of the park. Informational plaques are located periodically on the trail to give trail users a better understanding of the plants, animals, and history of the area.

Flora & Fauna

In the spring, a wide variety of wildflowers (poppies, lupine, brittlebush, and more) can be found on and around this trail. Sightings of desert critters are always possible,

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