Monument Creek

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1.4 Miles 2.2 Kilometers


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Ascent

-563' -172 m

Descent

2,946' 898 m

High

2,383' 726 m

Low

8%

Avg Grade (4°)

26%

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A side canyon trail connection the Tonto Trail and the Colorado River.

Peter Olson

Overview

Must have a back-country permit for overnight camping.
Features: Birding — River/Creek — Swimming — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: No Dogs

Description

This trail starts down a steep section of switchbacks from the Tonto Trail. Once you reach the bottom of the switchbacks follow the stream bed all the way to the river. The creek bed is gravel and bedrock with a few sections of larger boulders, all quite easy to negotiate. During the spring, there may be water in the creek-bed that you can filter.

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Mar 20, 2017
Ken Fellman
Canyon rest day after hiking into Monument Creek Campsite BL7. A pretty easy hike down to the river
Nov 8, 2014
Sam Haralson

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in South Rim

#199

in Arizona

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