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“Hot Exposed Hike To Some Cool Petroglyphs”
Review of Chimneys

Chimneys
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Reviewed 6 May 2016

This approximately 4 mile round trip hike out to the Chimneys and back is a good morning hike, but can get very hot later in the day. We hiked this in late April and started at about 10 a.m.. By the time we got out to the Chimneys it was in the 90s, was exposed and was HOT.

The 2 mile hike to and from the Chimneys is not anything great. However, it is flat and you can get out there in an hour, or less, if you move quick. The Chimney rock formations and the petroglyphs are worth the hike. It was interesting to explore the area, which was inhabited a long time ago.

We recommend this hike and would do it again. Just be prepared for the heat.

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Reviewed 7 April 2016

2.4 miles of flat and well maintained trail brings you to an eroded geological dike called the Chimneys. The left most outcropping has some Native American rock art and some shelters that you may find interesting. Honestly, I've seen a LOT better, but it was a great hike out and back. Early April and a lot of the cactus were in bloom while lizards raced across the trail in front of us. Not much in the way of shade, so be sure and pack water with you and make sure you've got that sunblock on! You'll enjoy this hike especially in the morning. It took us a little under an hour to walk out to the Chimneys and slightly more than that for the way back.

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile
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