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Sandy's Canyon Trail

Hiking Trail

Sandy's Canyon Trail

by: Honza
Location:  Flagstaff, AZ
Short yet very pleasant and picturesque trail! Great during wild-flower season!
Features and Interests:   Long prairie walks with hidden caves.
Flora/Fauna on this Trail:
Starts of with a short walk along a cliff, then drops off into a canyon trail. This hike spends majority of the time in the canyon, winding through prairies and wooded areas exposing some very deep caves! Nearing the end is a 2 mile protected area which is highly recommended but do not stray off the path in preservation.
Trail Distance:  5.1 miles round-trip
Elevation:  6750ft - 7200ft   (change 450ft)
Trail Difficutly:  Moderate - requires some endurance, elevation changes
How Crowded:  Occassional passing
Season:  March to September
Accomodations: (on site)   Toilets  CampingDrive southeast out of Flagstaff 6 miles on Lake Mary Road (Forest Highway 3). Just past the second cattle guard turn north (left) to the trailhead.Paved road or trail to the trailhead
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